Following blogs is a great way to get information you otherwise wouldn’t in the news. Music blogs in particularly are varied in both their content and frequency of posts. Let’s look at the top 20 music blogs ranked by total Twitter followers:

 

1. The Guardian Music Blog

Location: London, UK
Twitter Followers: 5,889,768
Post Frequency: 3 per week
About: Latest news and features related to music from theguardian.com, the world’s leading liberal voice.

 

2. Pitchfork

Location: Chicago / NY
Twitter Followers: 3,349,115
Post Frequency: About 84 per week
About: Pitchfork is the web’s most popular music resource, with expansive daily coverage of indie rock, hip-hop, electronic, pop, metal, and experimental music. Publishing daily reviews, features, and interviews, as well as real-time music news coverage.

 

3. Tomorrowland Music Festival

Location: Tomorrowland
Twitter Followers: 2,052,728
Post Frequency: 1 per week
About: Live Today, Love Tomorrow, Unite Forever. Tomorrowland has transformed a local playground into a global happening; a dream world where all visitors recognize themselves; a multi-level fairy tale; a soft-edged fantasy world full of radiant colours and shapes; a trip for your imagination; a summer’s weekend of love.

 

4. The Guardian Music Blog

Location: London, UK
Twitter Followers: 5,889,768
Post Frequency: 3 per week
About: Latest news and features related to music from theguardian.com, the world’s leading liberal voice.

 

5. NME Music News

Location: London, UK
Twitter Followers: 850,504
Post Frequency: 168 per week
About: NME.COM brings you the latest music news and reviews, along with music videos and galleries, plus band features, blogs on your favourite artists, concert tickets, competitions and more.

 

6. Reddit Music

Location: San Francisco, CA
Twitter Followers: 431,370
Post Frequency: About 160 per week
About: The musical community of reddit.

 

7. The Fader

Location: Global
Twitter Followers: 425,814
Post Frequency: About 168 per week
About: The FADER is the definitive voice of music and the lifestyle that surrounds it.

 

8. All Songs Considered: NPR

Location: Washington, DC
Twitter Followers: 383,373
Post Frequency: 56 per week
About: All Songs Considered is the place to discover music. The acclaimed weekly program – available as streaming audio, a podcast and a broadcast – melds contemporary music, live concerts, videos and artist interviews to offer a truly eclectic mix.

 

9. Rap-Up

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Twitter Followers: 289,421
Post Frequency: 84 per week
About: Rap-Up is a national hip-hop and R&B magazine. Hip-Hop and R&B Music, News, Photos, Interviews, & Videos

 

10. Stereogum

Location: New York, NY
Twitter Followers: 283,847
Post Frequency: 100+ per week
About: The original new music blog. MP3s, videos, news, reviews, and indie rock gossip.

 

11. The Guardian Music Blog

Location: London, UK
Twitter Followers: 5,889,768
Post Frequency: 3 per week
About: Latest news and features related to music from theguardian.com, the world’s leading liberal voice.

 

12. The Guardian Music Blog

Location: London, UK
Twitter Followers: 5,889,768
Post Frequency: 3 per week
About: Latest news and features related to music from theguardian.com, the world’s leading liberal voice.

 

13. Mixmag – Blog

Location: Global
Twitter Followers: 269,570
Post Frequency: 5 per week
About: Get the latest dance news and videos from Mixmag – the world’s biggest dance music and clubbing destination.

 

14. Popjustice

Location: London, UK
Twitter Followers: 244,653
Post Frequency: 7 per week
About: Popjustice is a website which bangs on about pop music at considerable length. We have been giving pop the respect it deserves and the disrespect it deserves since the turn of the century.

 

15. Pigeons & Planes

Location: New York, NY
Twitter Followers: 184,913
Post Frequency: 24 per week
About: Pigeons and Planes is a music discovery site, brought to you by COMPLEX. New music and music news updated daily, ranging from hip-hop and pop to indie rock and electronic. They put you on to good music made by good artists, whether they’re established stars or rising newcomers.

 

16. Rap Radar

Location: New York, NY
Twitter Followers: 183,879
Post Frequency: 84 per week
About: Rap Radar is the Premiere Rap Blog for the latest news, music and video in Hip Hop Culture.

 

17. Dancing Astronaut

Location: Global
Twitter Followers: 179,277
Post Frequency: 84 per week
About: Dancing Astronaut is the leading dance music media site in the US. The outlet’s diverse multimedia content includes breaking news, track releases, event reviews, radio mixes and video footage from all corners of the dance music spectrum.

 

18. Hype Machine

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Twitter Followers: 179,018
Post Frequency: 42 per week
About: The best place to find new music on the web. Every day, thousands of people around the world write about music they love — and it all ends up here.

 

19. Metal Injection

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Twitter Followers: 178,733
Post Frequency: 84 per week
About: The leading metal news, metal music video and metal tour date source on the internet. Get your fix of Metal Injection!

 

20. EDM.com

Location: Denver, CO
Twitter Followers: 165,626
Post Frequency: 42 per week
About: The world’s foremost authority on EDM : free music downloads, artist interviews, industry news, curated playlists, trending charts, and more.