November 15, 2004

So from about town, a few of you are probably aware that I am an musicblogger (AKA mp3 blogger AKA audioblogger).

A musicblogger is a person who offers interesting, out of print, rare or otherwise engaging music to people at no charge, simply out of love for the sound and to promote artists that they would like to see get more popular. I'm not prejudiced; I also include record label sites, artist's personal sites, people who aggregate the daily adventures of other musicbloggers into digests... I like em all. There are more musicbloggers out there than most people would believe; I've been keeping a close eye on the phenomena these past eleven months and have compiled what I think is the most comprehensive list of musicbloggers yet available. This resource is on my own page as a sidebar but I wanna share it with you here. Since we lost the first one of these Monkeyfilter lists in the grand server crash of '04, I figured it might be time to let loose a new (in)complete list (v 2.0) onto the web. My hope is that (after all you monkeys take some time to explore), that this resource will be disseminated onto the web and get a few more people interested. As of September 25th, all of the following sites were live and had tunes available to listen to. Here's the grand collection, organized by my own interpretation of their primary genre. They are presented in no particular order of preference.