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Build Your Buzz

Resources to get your music out there

At some point you’ll need to show that people other than your Mom like your music. Below are some outlets where you can send your stuff in order to beef up your press kit.

Alarm Magazine—Accept/review submissions (

All About Jazz—Allow submissions for reviews, sign up for events/gigs (

All Indie Magazine—In-depth advice for musicians in terms of promoting and submitting their music (

Alternative Addiction—Accept and review submissions (

Alternative Press—Always accept submissions for reviews or publication in the magazine, promotion advertisements (

American Songwriter—Lyric contests, advice/applications to aid songwriters in writing and business management (

Babysue—Accept submissions for review (

Bluegrass Today—Allow submissions for reviews or marketing opportunities (

Blue Suede News—Allow submissions and promotion for artists of Rockabilly, Blue Suede or 1950’s inspired musicians (

CMJ New Music Report—Allow opportunities for marketing, links to resources for musicians (

Consequence of Sound—Accept submissions for review, publication on website (

Direct Current—Allow ‘reciprocation,’ bring artists to spotlight and also have access to labels and managers (

Epitonic—Allow submissions for reviews on independent music (

The Fader—Own their own record label. May accept submissions. (

Guitar International—Accept submissions at (—Accept submissions (

Independent Music Promotions—Always looking for artists to cover for reviews. Also help artists learn about promoters and putting their name out there. (—Become a member of the website in order to submit music for a review.

Indie Music Digest—Allow services for music reviews. You can send them LP’s, EP’s, press packs and other promotional material (

Indie Rock Cafe—Allow digital submissions for review or promotion (

Inyourspeakers—Support artists, publicists, labels and PR firms ( (Relix)—Contests. Gig listings on their ‘reverbnation’ page—Allow submissions for reviews (

The Metal Den—Links to labels, promoters, managers, etc. Also have their own promoting company that allows submissions for unsigned bands. (

Music Connection—Allow submissions for reviews or promotion for members of their ‘AMP’ service (

Music Korner—Submissions accepted for music reviews or band interviews (

Pitchfork Media—Allow links or submissions of music for promotions (

Regional Music Magazine—Education and promotion for artists in their own local boundaries (

Rock on Request Magazine—Accept submissions for reviews or promotion (

Shared Music Review—Promote artists on website in order to gain attention from fans (

Something Else! Reviews—Allow submissions (

Spacelab—Allow submissions for music promotions (the

SYFFAL—Allow submissions for reviews or promotion on website (

Vintage Guitar—Review Guitar oriented independent CD’s. email at (

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