Alan Cross has an open letter for musicians who send him their music demos

Dear Aspiring Musician, Thank you for sending a sample of your music, even though it came in the form of 27 megabytes’ worth of 320 kbps MP3 files that gummed up the inbox across all my devices. I appreciate that you want me to hear everything in the highest quality audio — I mean, you did put a lot of effort into these recordings, right? But in the future, please send links to external sources like Spotify or SoundCloud so my data charges...

The Top Music Blogs of 2020 — According to Music Fans

Photo Credit: Sincerely Media Connecting fans, industry employees, and artists alike, blogs play a decidedly meaningful role in today’s quick-moving and tech-driven music landscape.  To help interested readers find the most personally appealing resources, here’re the top music blogs of 2020 – according to music fans.  1. Pitchfork Offering brief, artist-centered news stories and frequent music reviews, Pitchfork has developed a loyal...