Publications

Here is a list of some significant UK music publications. With so many out there to read, we've just picked a few that we hope you will find useful.

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  • Audience

    Covers the international contemporary live music business. 

    Website:
    http://www.audience.uk.com
    Telephone
    +44 (0)20 7486 7007
  • Audio Media

    For professional sound engineers & studios. 

    Website:
    http://www.audiomedia.com
  • Billboard

    News about the international record industry. 

    Website:
    http://www.billboard.com
  • Clash

    One of the UK's leading independent Music Magazines.

    Website:
    http://www.clashmusic.com
    Email:
    info@clashmusic.com
    Telephone
    +44 (0)1382 808808
  • Classical Music

    The authoritative voice of the classical music profession, offering a behind-the-scenes approach to a fast changing industry. 

    Website:
    http://www.classicalmusicmagazine.org
    Email:
    classicalmusic@servicehelpline.co.uk
    Telephone
    +44 (0)844 856 0649
  • Classical-Music (BBC)

    The BBC’s best-selling classical music magazine.

    Website:
    http://www.classical-music.com/
    Telephone
    +44 (0)1795 414 749
  • CMU (Complete Music Update)

    CMU supports the music community by providing news, business intelligence, training and education. Available as a daily digest in email form for free. Additional reports and stories are available for premium subscribers. 

    Website:
    http://www.completemusicupdate.com/
  • Dazed and Confused

    Dazed and Confused is a key international lifestyle title for the youth crowd.

    Website:
    http://www.dazeddigital.com
  • DJ Mag

    Originally a print magazine launched over 25 years ago to reflect the UK electronic music scene, DJ Mag is now a huge multimedia brand spanning print, web, video and events.

    Website:
    https://djmag.com/
  • Echoes

    Essential black music monthly.

    Website:
    http://www.echoesmagazine.co.uk
    Email:
    echoesprint@aol.com
  • Electronic Musician

    The online edition of Electronic Musician Magazine. Find reviews of home recording equipment, drum loops, audio samples and more. 

    Website:
    http://www.emusician.com
  • Froots

    Roots, folk and world music monthly.

    Website:
    http://www.frootsmag.com
    Email:
    froots@frootsmag.com
  • i-D

    i-D is a long established UK style and fashion magazine, embracing a range of contemporary culture, including music.

    Website:
    https://i-d.vice.com/en_uk/topic/music
  • Jazzwise

    Leading jazz monthly.

    Website:
    http://www.jazzwise.com
    Email:
    magazine@jazzwise.com
    Telephone
    +44 (0) 20 8664 7222
  • Kerrang!

    World’s biggest selling rock music weekly.

    Website:
    http://www.kerrang.com
    Email:
    kerrang@emap.com
    Telephone
    +44 (0)1858 438 806
  • Lighting and Sound International

    Professional and trade journal for lighting and sound in the entertainment, presentation and communications industries including music venues, theatres, concert halls, conferences and exhibitions. 

    Website:
    https://www.lsionline.com/
  • Live UK

    Covers the UK contemporary live music business (concerts, equipment and supplies).

    Website:
    http://www.liveuk.com
    Email:
    info@liveuk.com
    Telephone
    +44 (0)20 7486 7007
  • Mixmag

    Gives information on clubs and dance music and delivers playlists, podcasts and guest mixes from current producers.

    Website:
    http://www.mixmag.net
  • Mojo

    Long standing music title that's aimed at a slightly older market, its main focus is on rock, alternative and world music.

    Website:
    http://www.mojo4music.com
    Email:
    mojo@emap.com
    Telephone
    +44 (0)1858 438 806
  • Mondo Dr : Technology in Entertainment

    Trade Magazine for sound & lighting professionals incl. nightclubs, stadia, theatre, special effects, entertainment venues

    Website:
    http://www.mondodr.com
    Telephone
    +44 (0) 161 476 8340
  • Music Radar

    Online resource for guitarists, bassists, drummers and producers alike covering new gear and latest music technology. Also acts as umbrella for several leading print magazines including Total Guitar, Future Music, Rhythm and Computer Music.

    Website:
    http://www.musicradar.com/
  • Music Tech Magazine

    Practical magazine for recording musicians, sound engineers and producers which offers tutorials and how-to features.

    Website:
    http://www.musictech.net
  • Music Week

    Leading UK music industry publication, running for over 50 years, providing essential reading for anyone wanting to get to grips with the latest industry issues and the UK music business.

    Website:
    http://www.musicweek.com
  • NME (New Musical Express)

    Long established rock and pop weekly. Since 2018 the NME is available online only.

    Website:
    http://www.nme.com
  • Songlines

    The world music magazine.

    Website:
    http://www.songlines.co.uk
    Email:
    info@songlines.co.uk
    Telephone
    +44 (0)1753 865 342
  • Sound on Sound

    Covers music recording including articles on best practice, reviews of microphones, mixing consoles, samplers, music software and insight into how classic and current tracks were put together in the studio.

    Website:
    http://www.soundonsound.com
    Telephone
    +44 (0)1954 789888
  • Sound, Vision, Install

    Uk trade magazine for professionals within the audio-visual and custom installation industries.

    Website:
    http://www.svimag.com
  • The Wire

    Adventurous, modern music monthly.

    Website:
    http://www.thewire.co.uk
    Email:
    subs@the wire.co.uk
    Telephone
    +44 (0)20 7422 5010
  • Time Out

    The magazine contains information for its city of publication about events in film, theatre, fashion, literature, other artistic events, eating out and nights out.

    Website:
    http://www.timeout.com/london/free-mag
    Telephone
    +44 (0)20 7813 3000