Explore Issue 01 of LOOP Magazine

Featuring Sam Tompkins and Victor Ray as our cover stars, as well as internal spreads from Girli, Jords, Mysie, Finn Askew, Kara Marni and Master Peace

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Most Influential Music Blogs in 2022

In an AI-governed industry and streaming platforms, you would think music blogs would already be forgotten. Algorithms create lists for you, and you already know everything you need without breaking a sweat. While AI technology can affect our taste, a human and genuine review from a music chart magazine like Loop is the one that uncovers all those hidden music gems. 

With the choice available today, one can never be sure which sites are genuine. Whatever your music taste is, you can find your next favorite music blog among the ones we picked for you in the following list. 


Launched as an independent music blog, Pitchfork covers genres like pop, hip-hop, indie rock, metal, electronic and experimental music. With over 3.2M followers on Twitter and 1.3M on Instagram, it is among the most popular online music resources.

Many consider this product of the 1990s a trusted and reliable source for music reviews. Stay informed with their daily features and interviews and enjoy real-time news coverage. 

Rolling Stone 

A legend in the music industry, Rolling Stone has been around for quite some time. It started as a magazine dedicated to covering news on rock, but today you can find just about any genre. Rolling Stone has a whooping 6.5M followers on Instagram and Twitter tuning in for their album reviews, interviews, and news. It is also active on many other platforms, like YouTube and TikTok.

All Music

A comprehensive, in-depth, and trustworthy music-related resource, All Music is an excellent source of recommendations for albums matching everyone’s taste. Here you can find tons of reviews of upcoming and new albums and interviews with some of the greatest musicians. 


Since the 1950s, NME has remained one of the biggest and best places for the latest scoop on indie music. You can catch up on reviews and news and also read some of their opinion pieces. They also branched out to include news for gaming, film, and TV fans.

Dancing Astronaut

The Dancing Astronaut is the place to keep up with news and reviews on dance music, upcoming concerts, and festivals. A nominee for the Best Music Media Resource for years, it is dedicated to promoting electronic music and supporting talented artists.

Indie Shuffle

Indie shuffle is not a typical music blog where one can find interviews and articles. It’s a place used to discover the talents of independent artists. The blog works based on music recommendations from writers and contributors from all around the world. 


This music blog focuses on underground discoveries and the latest hits. With contributors from Europe, Asia, and North America, Earmilk shares content that covers a diverse musical range. 

The Unsigned Guide

Artists looking to develop their careers may find a friend in The Unsigned Guide. You can access a directory of 8,500 music industry contacts for a small fee. It is also a great source of new music reviews and offers some helpful music industry advice. 

Under the Radar

Under the Radar is where you can find news, interviews, and reviews and discover many new artists. They have a great section focused on indie music newcomers and already-established artists. 

Metal Injection

This is where metal fans can find everything related to the genre. Metal Injection is a great blog to find interviews with your favorite artists, search for tour dates, and other fun and exciting reading material. 

Loop: A Reliable Music Chart Magazine

Loop music magazine spotlights emerging talents and closes the gap between them and the already-established music industry names. We are a magazine created by music lovers with one goal ”” sharing fascinating insights into music-related topics. 

We are available as a digital news platform, but fans of print can also pick up a hard copy. Give us a read and discover new music.

Words by obrs

Posted On 16 November, 2022