music journalism


Ma3azef Brings the Arab World's New Music to the Whole Planet

We speak to Maan Abu Taleb about the challenges of running the world's premier Arabic-language online music magazine
Peter Holslin
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

How Being a Music Journalist Made Me Wind Up in a Psychiatric Hospital

I was a living cliche: a failed musician who then spends his time criticizing other musicians.
Jeremy Allen

This Journalist Lived Every Rock ’n’ Roll Cliché You Could Dream Of

From Bey to Prince to Mariah, Sylvia Patterson's quizzed them all and navigated some dicey waters. She talks frankly here, plus read an exclusive extract from her book.
Eve Barlow
Deep Ass Questions

Is the Album Review Dead?

With every song available for free the instant of its release, do we still need critics to tell us what’s good?
Dan Ozzi
Breaking News

NME Magazine Is Going Free

This is an important step forward in the future of Britain's longest running music magazine.
Ryan Bassil
Thinkpieces And Shit

If We're Going to End Music Industry Sexism, the Dialogue Around It Has to Change

Have we created a climate that’s just too overwhelmed by negativity?
Emma Garland

Band for Life - Part 19

Is there anything more worthless than music journalists? Maybe just art school kids and suburban teens. Find out in this week's <i>Band for Life</i>.
Anya Davidson

How Online Advertising is Killing Music Journalism

Some thoughts on the "Darwinistic page-view coverage of anything": As print publications move toward blogging, online advertising is becoming the lifeline of music journalism. Herein lies the problem.
David Johnson-Igra

Wanna Buy Yourself a Career As a Music Journalist?

If you pay Guitar Media Magazine enough cash, they might let you write for them.
Kev Kharas