35 Best California Music Blogs and Websites

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California Music Blogs

Here are 35 Best California Music Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. HipHopDX

HipHopDX Los Angeles, California, US
HipHopDX is the internet's #1 source for Hip Hop news, interviews, music & reviews. Find about Hip Hop music, Hip Hop news & all things Rap & Hip Hop.
Also in Music News Websites, Los Angeles Hip Hop Blogs
2.2M 784.3K 382.2K 19 posts / day Get Email Contact

2. EDM Identity

EDM Identity San Diego, California, US
EDM Identity strives to provide quality content about electronic dance music and the culture that surrounds it in the US and abroad. This is established by keeping up with and reporting on the happenings in our community while simultaneously promoting companies and artists on the rise. EDM Identity also provides the unique opportunity of giving fans that make up our scene a platform to express themselves and showcase their own involvement in the community.
Also in Music Blogs, San Diego Music Blogs
15.4K 9.5K 22.3K 6 posts / day Get Email Contact

3. Chaospin

Chaospin California, US
Chaospin aims to bring you the latest music news, music videos, breaking stories, trailer, technology, album releases, song lists, interviews, and more!
Also in Celebrity Gossip Blogs
1.3K 204 31 1 post / day Get Email Contact

4. Aquarium Drunkard

Aquarium Drunkard Los Angeles, California, US
Aquarium Drunkard is an eclectic audio blog featuring daily music reviews, interviews, features, mp3 samples and sessions. Digging globally, AD bridges contemporary sounds with psych, jazz, avant-garde, folk, garage, soul, funk, r&b and beyond.
Also in American Music Blogs
41.3K 62.3K 9 posts / week Get Email Contact

5. Alternative Nation

Alternative Nation California, US
Alternative Nation provide news on guitar based alternative rock bands that don't suck from the 90's onwards.
Also in Alternative Music Blogs
72.2K 21.2K 24 posts / week Get Email Contact

6. San Francisco Classical Voice

San Francisco Classical Voice San Francisco, California, US
Find music news, artist profiles, concert and CD reviews, previews, a complete San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles concert calendar and much more.San Francisco Classical Voice (SFCV) inspires, engages, and informs audiences on the latest news in music and the performing arts.
6.7K 5K 8 posts / week Get Email Contact

7. Underground Hip Hop Blog

Underground Hip Hop Blog Los Angeles, California, US
Underground Hip Hop blog is the Highest-ranked Underground Hip Hop blog worldwide. Stay updated with new music, albums, mixtapes, interviews, reviews & mic sessions.
Also in Indie Hip Hop Blogs
115.4K 14.9K 11 posts / week Get Email Contact

8. Pyramind Blog

Pyramind Blog San Francisco, California, US
Pyramid is an elite music and audio production school in San Francisco and Online. It offers helpful tutorials on electronic music production, mixing and mastering, arrangement and more.
Also in Music Production Blogs
41.5K 33.6K 1 post / week Dec 2010 Get Email Contact

9. American Pancake

American Pancake California, US
The last true music blog covering indie music and the artists not covered by the Pitchfork medias of the world.American Pancake is a blog started by me, Robb, back in 2009.
3.2K 1.4K 2 posts / day Jan 2011 Get Email Contact

10. Music Academy of the West Blog

Music Academy of the West Blog Santa Barbara, California, US
Project Resonance Blog helps graduate students in music studies to produce engaging written and spoken materials for our audiences. Music Academy of the West is among the nation's preeminent summer schools and festivals for gifted young classically-trained musicians.
17.6K 880 1 post / month Get Email Contact

11. Music Connection

Music Connection Los Angeles, California, US
Published in 1977, Music Connection magazine is a monthly music trade publication catering to musicians, industry professionals, and support services. Music Connection's award-winning magazine features reviews of new gear, unsigned artists, exclusive interviews with superstars, and behind-the-scenes talent.
Also in Music Tech Magazines
36.8K 14.7K 26 posts / week Get Email Contact

12. The Scenestar

The Scenestar Los Angeles, California, US
Los Angeles-based music blog featuring news, band interviews, show and album reviews, set times and more.
5.5K 29.4K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

13. Disquiet

Disquiet San Francisco, California, US
Disquiet focuses on ambient music and interviews with the people who make it. Marc Weidenbaum founded Disquiet.com at the intersection of sound, art, and technology, and has moderated the Disquiet Junto, an active online community of weekly music/sonic projects.
Also in Ambient Music Blogs
6.2K 10 posts / week Jan 2014 Get Email Contact

14. Music is 4 Lovers

Music is 4 Lovers San Diego, California, US
Music is 4 Lovers is a media outlet, record label, online apparel store, and event brand dedicated to independent dance music. The blog section covers articles on music, interviews, premieres, labels, and new releases.
33.4K 10.3K 11.3K 28 posts / week Get Email Contact

15. POP On And On

POP On And On Hollywood, California, US
Covering your pop music favorites while spotlighting emerging talent from newly signed artists to bedroom producers.
Also in Pop Music Blogs
5.9K 3.3K 368 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

16. Music 3.0 Music Industry Blog

Music 3.0 Music Industry Blog Los Angeles, California, US
An overview of music industry news and trends by best selling audio and music business author Bobby Owsinski. Music 3.0 looks at the new music industry and how social media plays a part in it.
13.8K 9.7K 3 posts / week Get Email Contact

17. Music in SF

Music in SF San Francisco, California, US
Music in SF provides complete coverage of the San Francisco and Bay Area music scene. We feature interviews, concert reviews, and music news from both local and national music acts.
Also in San Francisco Music Blogs
19.5K 4.5K 1 post / month Get Email Contact

18. A Strangely Isolated Place

A Strangely Isolated Place Los Angeles, California, US
Ambient and electronica music news, reviews and features including guest mixes and interviews from A Strangely Isolated Place / ASIP.
15.5K 5.9K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact

19. Pass The Aux

Pass The Aux Los Angeles, California, US
Pass The Aux is an LA-based music blog mostly about discovery but covers a lot of other ground from festivals to news to features and a lot in between.
818 936 13 posts / month Get Email Contact

20. Blurred Culture » Music

Blurred Culture » Music Los Angeles, California, US
Blurred Culture's daily news section has become an important destination for those interested in the latest developments within the music community as well as other aspects of culturally-relevant content such as art, video, design and lifestyle.
5.2K 2.5K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

21. Hardcore Punk Rock Blog

Hardcore Punk Rock Blog California, US
Hardcore Punk Rock Blog shares hardcore music, podcasts, interviews, news and reviews.Punx In Solidarity has extensive knowledge of the punk rock underground. We are a committed and dedicated group of passionate punk rock music fans that enjoy the hardcore lifestyle.
2.6K 1.3K 4 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

22. San Francisco Community Music Center

San Francisco Community Music Center San Francisco, California, US
Latest news, updates and announcements by San Francisco Community Music Center.The Community Music Center makes high quality music accessible to people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities, regardless of financial means.
4.5K 742 9 posts / year Get Email Contact

23. Surfing Sound Waves

Surfing Sound Waves Los Angeles, California, US
Surfing sound waves is the platform for online music discovery based in Venice, CA. SSW brings extensive coverage for both indie and pop music, giving voice to the best emerging artists and celebrating established musicians across all genres.
2.3K 1.1K 28.8K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

24. US Rocker

US Rocker California, US
U.S. Rocker is an online destination that covers the best in pop culture and music from coast to coast and beyond.
1 post / week Get Email Contact

25. Casablanca Sunset Blog

Casablanca Sunset Blog Los Angeles, California, US
Casablanca Sunset is a Los Angeles based music blog and record label imprint.
716 437 3 posts / week Get Email Contact

26. D4 Music Marketing Blog

D4 Music Marketing Blog Sacramento, California, US
D4 Music Marketing is an online resource that focuses on music marketing, artist development and business education to empower aspiring and emerging artists who want to make a living off music as an independent.
154 274 5 posts / year Get Email Contact

27. Rap-Up

Rap-Up Los Angeles, California, US
The latest hip-hop and R&B new music, news, photos, interviews, & videos.Rap-Up is the first nationwide hip-hop and R&B magazine for Gen Y and has featured some of music's biggest stars.
2M 401.5K 30 posts / year Get Email Contact

28. SF Weekly » Music

SF Weekly » Music San Francisco, California, US
Get the latest San Francisco Music news, updates, reviews, and more on SF Weekly. SF Weekly is your go-to publication for comprehensive coverage of San Francisco news, music, food, and arts scenes.
70.9K 206K Get Email Contact

29. The Bay Bridged

The Bay Bridged San Francisco, California, US
The leading source for the best in San Francisco Bay Area independent music.The Bay Bridged is a nonprofit arts organization utilizing new media and presenting live events to support the San Francisco Bay Area's indie rock, folk, and pop music communities.
8.5K 10.6K Nov 2010 Get Email Contact

30. JamMob

JamMob Los Angeles, California, US
JamMob Blog provides music marketing resources for independent artists.Our sole focus at JamMob is to help independent artists connect with fans and turn their passion for music into a successful career. We provide additional resources and training to help you promote your music.
17.9K 3.4K 2.9K Get Email Contact

31. California Rocker

California Rocker Los Angeles, California, US
Award-Winning online Music Magazine featuring news, reviews, interviews, new music, and live show reviews. California Rocker is a popular entertainment and pop culture website that uses social media, live events, search and video to create engagement with consumers who like music and entertainment.
Also in Music Magazines, California Magazines
4K 988 Get Email Contact

32. Jason Heath's Double Bass Blog

Jason Heath's Double Bass Blog San Francisco, California, US
Jason Heath's Double Bass Blog has connected tens of thousands of musicians worldwide. With nearly 4,000 articles covering bass news, resources, and in-depth profiles, this site has pioneered an online community in the double bass world. His blog and podcast are highly regarded in the music world and have been featured as top offerings in the world of arts and culture for the past decade.
Also in Music Education Blogs, Bass Guitar Blogs
4.5K 1K 5.6K Get Email Contact

33. Labyrinth Music Blog | Meditations on Learning and Loving Music

Labyrinth Music Blog | Meditations on Learning and Loving Music Los Angeles, California, US
I'm Laurel. I'm an LA-area musician and music teacher. This blog is for music students, parents, teachers, performers, listeners, and anyone else. Covers articles on writing music reviews, tips to practice music and advice for music students.
150 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

34. World Wide Waves

World Wide Waves Los Angeles, California, US
One of the top new music blogs, World Wide Waves covers all different genres of eclectic music from around the world. Spotlighting unique art and positive and good news.
284 68 30 posts / year Get Email Contact

35. Monday Morning Music

Monday Morning Music Los Angeles, California, US
J. Brian Craig is a minister, musician, and artist who loves God and his church. Brian posts regularly at his blog, Monday Morning Music. He shares what's going on in his musical life, posts free MP3s, videos, chords, lyrics, and shares spiritual background for songs.
1.6K 711 2 posts / month Get Email Contact

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California Music Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering California Music. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Rap-Up rap-up.com 1408
Contributing Writer musicis4lovers.com 1088
Music Connection musicconnection.com 1041
Linda Giantino chaospin.com 1036
TheScenestar thescenestar.typepad.com 928
Bishal Roy alternativenation.net 859
American Robb americanpancake.com 704
Thomas Newman chaospin.com 643
Legends Will Never Die undergroundhiphopblog.com 464
Justin Gage aquariumdrunkard.com 455
undergroundhiphopblog undergroundhiphopblog.com 424
Marc Weidenbaum disquiet.com 397
Paul Kotapish sfcv.org 346
Dubeats musicis4lovers.com 294
Dustin Schumacher alternativenation.net 282
Doomstwin undergroundhiphopblog.com 250
Mike Mazzarone alternativenation.net 249
JBravo musicis4lovers.com 182
Peter Feher sfcv.org 172
World Wide Waves worldwidewaves.co 169
Contirbutor musicis4lovers.com 162
Brett Buchanan alternativenation.net 143
Bobby Owsinski music3point0.com 140
Michael Menachem passtheaux.co 125
Derrick Lee blurredculture.com/category/music 124
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California Music Blogs By US Region

Total 19 Blogs. Email us to Request Spreadsheet with email contacts at anuj@feedspot.com. Learn more.
US Region No. of Blogs
San Diego Music Blogs 19