42 Trending Music Reviewer Businesses [2023]

42 Trending Music Reviewer Businesses [2023]
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1. rateyourmusic

  • Website traffic: 11.6M/month
  • Business rank: #6K

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2. The A.V. Club

Pop culture obsessives writing for the pop culture obsessed.

  • Website traffic: 8.47M/month
  • Business rank: #6.76K

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4. AllMusic

AllMusic provides comprehensive music info including reviews and biographies. Get recommendations for new music to listen to, stream or own.

  • Website traffic: 7.58M/month
  • Business rank: #8.41K

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5. MusicRadar

Get up to the minute news and reviews for all music makers

  • Business rank: #16.3K

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6. Music Reviews, Ratings, Charts, News

Top music of the year. Featuring album reviews, ratings, charts, year end lists and more.

  • Website traffic: 2.33M/month
  • Business rank: #35.2K

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7. Los Angeles Review of Books

The Los Angeles Review of Books is a nonprofit, multimedia literary and cultural arts magazine that combines the great American tradition of the serious book review with the evolving technologies of the Web.

  • Website traffic: 880K/month
  • Business rank: #81.6K

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8. Sputnikmusic

Sputnikmusic is a premier source for music reviews and music news, covering the best albums in indie, metal, and punk.

  • Website traffic: 1.26M/month
  • Business rank: #94.4K

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9. Jesusfreakhideout.com: Your Best Source for New Christian Music

  • Website traffic: 90K/month
  • Business rank: #111K

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10. Plugged In

  • Website traffic: 770K/month
  • Business rank: #131K

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11. The Journal of Roots Music

No Depression is a semiannual, high end, ads free print magazine with a concurrent online publication- Roots Music

  • Website traffic: 80K/month
  • Business rank: #208K

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12. Gramophone

The best classical music reviews, news, playlists, features and blogs from Gramophone, the world's leading classical music magazine.

  • Website traffic: 340K/month
  • Business rank: #305K

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13. Classical Music

Home of BBC Music Magazine - your guide to the world of classical music, downloads, interviews, news, podcasts and more

  • Website traffic: 500K/month
  • Business rank: #391K

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14. Not Found

  • Website traffic: 140K/month
  • Business rank: #410K

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15. MusicWeb International: Classical Music Reviews & Resources

  • Website traffic: 150K/month
  • Business rank: #478K

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16. Newcity

News, arts and culture of Chicago, from fashion and food, to movies, music, art and theater

  • Business rank: #607K

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17. OffBeat Magazine

OffBeat Magazine is the definitive guide to Louisiana & New Orleans music, featuring news, album reviews, artist interviews, concert listings, and more.

  • Business rank: #660K

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18. Blogcritics

An award winning blogging network and online magazine, started in 2002, where writers share well-written and insightful perspectives on cultural events.

  • Business rank: #704K

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19. Mojo

The home of Mojo. Visit us for your Mojo fix!

  • Website traffic: 90K/month
  • Business rank: #758K

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20. Independent Music Reviews

  • Business rank: #779K

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21. musicOMH

London-based online music magazine centred on music reviews, interviews, features, photo galleries, new music and classical music.

  • Website traffic: 80K/month
  • Business rank: #820K

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22. TheUrbanMusicScene.com

  • Business rank: #857K

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23. Enjoy the Music.com High-End Audiophile Equipment Reviews, Show Reports Plus Hi-Fi Gear Industry News

  • Website traffic: 150K/month
  • Business rank: #1.09M

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24. Collectors Music Reviews

  • Business rank: #1.13M

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25. Music In Minnesota

Your #1 source for music news, concert reviews & events in Minnesota

  • Business rank: #1.18M

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26. CLASSICAL CD REVIEW a site for the serious record collector

  • Business rank: #1.39M

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27. L.A. Record

L.A. RECORD is Los Angeles' definitive music publication. The Los Angeles Times calls L.A. RECORD L.A.'s most formidable music magazine .

  • Business rank: #1.4M

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28. Talkin'Broadway

  • Business rank: #1.4M

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29. HM Magazine

  • Business rank: #1.54M

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30. unknown

  • Website traffic: 70K/month
  • Business rank: #1.57M

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31. Filmtracks Modern Soundtrack Reviews

  • Business rank: #1.61M

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32. ClassicsToday

Comprehensive review coverage of new classical music recordings that’s both accurate and completely up-to-date backed by a clear, 1-10 rating system of both performance and sound.

  • Website traffic: 220K/month
  • Business rank: #1.71M

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33. Prindle Rock And Roll Record Review Site

  • Business rank: #1.91M

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34. Antiquiet

  • Business rank: #2.11M

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35. Oregon ArtsWatch

Oregon Arts & Culture News

  • Business rank: #2.15M

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36. San Antonio Review

San Antonio Review is Texas' international literary, arts and ideas journal since 2017.

  • Business rank: #2.16M

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37. Home

Presents an eclectic mix of cabaret, dance and experimental chamber opera productions with an emphasis on Spanish and Latin American culture.

  • Business rank: #2.43M

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38. KMEA – Music is an integral, vibrant part of life.

  • Business rank: #2.57M

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39. CMA Fest 2021

Experience four days and nights of Country Music in downtown Nashville at CMA Fest 2021 June 10-13. It’s the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience!

  • Business rank: #2.82M

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40. SF Sonic

  • Business rank: #2.96M

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41. Guaranteed Music Review

Guaranteed Music Review provides professional, timely reviews for your ALBUM or SINGLE…GUARANTEED. We provide this service for a reasonable fee. Music reviews are published on The Ark of Music, a website to discover new music.

  • Business rank: #3.15M

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