mp3 blog's galore
May 12, 2005 3:51 PM   Subscribe

mp3 blogs galore Need some fresh new mp3s? John over at Tofu Hut has compiled what he thinks is "the most comprehensive list of musicbloggers yet available." There's dozens upon dozens of (vaguely) categorised mp3 blogs, which should keep you and your high-speed internet connection merrily ticking over for weeks... Happy listening.
posted by noizyboy (25 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
gah, redundant apostrophe in the post title there, sorry.

(note to self: do not trust spell check to catch my own stupid grammatical errors.)
posted by noizyboy at 3:53 PM on May 12, 2005

Yes, but which ones are the *good* ones?
posted by monju_bosatsu at 3:57 PM on May 12, 2005

Uh ... wow ... what can I say other than: "fire up the wget!"
posted by mctsonic at 4:05 PM on May 12, 2005

monju_bosatsu - Online music sources: finding tracks that matter.
posted by gsb at 4:07 PM on May 12, 2005

m_b, I like to use Webjay to preview the tracks available at mp3 blogs. Saves me from wasting time downloading where 90% of the stuff I'd rather not keep.
posted by schoolgirl report at 4:08 PM on May 12, 2005

Thanks for the pointers, although I'm pretty familiar with most of that info. I use The Hype Machine, which aggregates posts from several mp3blogs I enjoy.
posted by monju_bosatsu at 4:18 PM on May 12, 2005

*bookmark* *bookmark* *bookmark*

*looks up for a second*

Hey, thanks, noizyboy!

*bookmark* *bookmark* *bookmark*
posted by jokeefe at 5:00 PM on May 12, 2005

via MonkeyFilter?
posted by wendell at 5:01 PM on May 12, 2005

In a very cursory scan of the blogs, I've already been introduced to a delightful genre - Yu-Mex! Thanks.
posted by liam at 5:27 PM on May 12, 2005

If anyone is interested, I co-edit Said the Gramophone (under "Eclectic").

We've been running since the winter of 2003, posting tracks every weekday by bands like The Arcade Fire, Okkervil River, Wolf Parade, Sam Cooke, Arvo Pärt, Avril Lavigne, Bulldog, etc etc etc. This week: Smog, Ray Charles, Kate Maki, Weezer, Petr Nikl & Lakome Barky, and more. Please do visit!
posted by Marquis at 5:29 PM on May 12, 2005

Mod note: removed redundant apostrophe
posted by jessamyn (staff) at 5:48 PM on May 12, 2005

[but not in the page title]
posted by interrobang at 5:53 PM on May 12, 2005

Thank you so much, noizyboy! I've lost a couple of hours already. Say can anyone point me to an electronic music blog?
posted by thekorruptor at 6:34 PM on May 12, 2005

Thanks Marquis. I've had Gramophone's feed in my RSS Reader for a while now... good stuff. And it works with the Greasemonkey stream mp3 script, which I consider essential for browsing mp3 blogs... if you actually want to listen the music before downloading it...
posted by VulcanMike at 7:38 PM on May 12, 2005

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!
posted by greasy_skillet at 7:43 PM on May 12, 2005

via MonkeyFilter?

via a mate's blog actually. But I see it's now turned up on boingboing as well, so it's well on the way to being old news.
posted by noizyboy at 8:08 PM on May 12, 2005

thekorruptor writes "Say can anyone point me to an electronic music blog?"

Music (for Robots) covers a lot of electronic music, and dabbles in other genres as well.
posted by heatherann at 9:13 PM on May 12, 2005

I'd like to point out Teaching The Indie Kids To Dance Again, because "feet are for dancing, not for staring at".
posted by Mr. Gunn at 9:50 PM on May 12, 2005

For thekorruptor, regarding electronic music blogs:
I've been checking Gutterbreakz, 20 Jazz Funk Greats, and Radio Free Polygon.
posted by p3t3 at 5:36 AM on May 13, 2005

We live in a golden age, people. I've got like fifty of the things bookmarked, and my relationship is suffering as a result.

I'd add a few more to the list everyone's compiled; The Real Thing, Headphone Sex, Bubblegum Machine, Aurgasm, Scissorkick and Fluxblog.
posted by The Dryyyyy Cracker at 6:53 AM on May 13, 2005

I'm just posting a comment so i can find this post again quickly. Dang, for me, this is like the holy grail of postings!
posted by indiebass at 7:54 AM on May 13, 2005

posted by rhapsodie at 9:56 PM on May 13, 2005

My God-- it's The Motherlode!

Kudos to noizyboy and thanks to jonmc.
posted by Fuzzy Monster at 10:07 AM on May 15, 2005

thanks for the link p3t3! free polygon has been a pet project for a while now. it's an honor to see it listed alongside gutterbreakz and 20jazzfunkgreats..
posted by stokast at 3:15 PM on May 15, 2005

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