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Artnois – Free Music Magazine PDF

Artnois Magazine Website

Issues 2012 – 2014

Artnois

“Discover Art and Music” – Website.

Band Leaders – Free Music Magazine PDF

1944-1946

U.S.

Band Leaders was began in 1944 and featured articles about the band leaders, naturally, as well as the band, singers and music of the era. Free music magazines pdf.

Bass Magazine PDF – Free Music Magazine PDF

Bass Magazine Website

Issues 2019 – 2020

Bass Magazine

“From in-depth artist interviews and revealing gear reviews to thought-provoking columns and insightful lessons, Bass Magazine is your daily destination for everything low end. Bass Magazine pdf is brought to you by the team that created and ran Bass Player magazine pdf for its first 30 years.” – Website. Free music magazines pdf.

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Beatles Monthly Book – Classic Rock Magazine PDF

1963-1969

London: Sean O’Mahony

“The Beatles Book (also known as Beatles Monthly) was a fanzine dedicated to the English rock band the Beatles, founded in 1963. It was first published in August 1963 and continued for 77 editions until it stopped publication after the December 1969 edition. It was revived in 1976, and ceased publication in 2003.” – Internet Archive. Classic rock magazine pdf. 60s music magazines.

Billboard Magazine PDF – Free Music Magazine PDF

Billboard Magazine Website

1894-2017 at World Radio History

1980-2011

Billboard Co., Cincinnati, OH

“Billboard magazine pdf is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries. It publishes pieces involving news, video, opinion, reviews, events, and style, and is also known for its music charts, including the Hot 100 and Billboard 200, tracking the most popular songs and albums in different genres. It also hosts events, owns a publishing firm, and operates several TV shows.” -Wikipedia. Free music magazines pdf.

BRE / Black Radio Exclusive – Free Music Magazine PDF

1985-1996

Hollywood, CA.: Black Radio Exclusive

Sidney Miller Jr.and Susan Miller started publishing Black Radio Exclusive, popularly known as BRE Magazine, in 1976. It was focused on Black / Urban Radio with music release and artist information and radio airplay charts. Free music magazines pdf.

Blues Unlimited – Free Music Magazine PDF

1972-1987 (Black & White)

UK: BU Publications

Blues Unlimited was a British monthly music magazine dealing with all aspects of blues music published by BU Publications, Ltd. Issues featured interviews with established and obscure blues artists, record label news, record reviews, letters and discographies. Music magazines pdf. 70s music magazines, 80s music magazines.

Canadian Musician – Free Music Magazine PDF

Canadian Musician Magazine Website

Issues 2015 – 2020

Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada: NWC World

“Canada’s magazine for professional and amateur musicians. Published bi-monthly, Canadian Musician features regular columns on Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Percussion, Brass, Woodwinds, Vocal, MIDI, Business, Songwriting, Live Sound, Recording and On-Line Music. Also included are classified ads, opportunities for musicians, new releases and new products.” – Publisher. Free music magazines pdf.

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Cash Box – Free Music Magazine PDF

1942-1996

NY: Cash Box Inc.

“Cash Box was a weekly magazine dedicated to the music and jukebox industries published from July 1942 to November 1996. An alternative to Billboard Magazine, Cash Box included regional chart data, hit songs by city, radio station, and record sales, popularity by jukebox, and charts by genre including country and R&B music. Free music magazines pdf. 90s music magazines, 80s music magazines.

Circus Magazine PDF – Classic Rock Magazine PDF

1966-1993 (Black & White)

U.S: Gerald Rothberg

Circus magazine pdf was a monthly American magazine devoted to rock music, published from 1966 to 2006. In its heyday the magazine had a full-time editorial staff that included some of the biggest names in rock journalism, and rivaled ‘Rolling Stone’ in sales and surpassed ‘Creem’. Circus Magazine pdf. 90s music magazines, 80s music magazines, classic rock magazine pdf.

Crawdaddy Magazine – Classic Rock Magazine PDF

1975-1979 (Black & White)

U.S: Paul Williams

Crawdaddy was an American rock music magazine launched in 1966. It was created by Paul Williams, in response to the increasing sophistication and cultural influence of popular music. Preceding both Rolling Stone and Creem, Crawdaddy was the training ground for many rock writers just finding the language to describe rock and roll, which was only then beginning to be written about as studiously as folk music and jazz. Crawdaddy magazine back issues. 70s music magazines, classic rock magazine pdf.

DownBeat Magazine – Free Music Magazine PDF

DownBeat Magazine Website

1937-1961

2019-2020

Chicago: Maher

DownBeat is an American magazine devoted to “jazz, blues and beyond.” Founded in 1934 in Chicago. Jazz music magazine pdf. Free music magazine pdf.

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Gramophone – Free Music Magazine PDF

Gramaphone Magazine Website

2008-2020

London: Mark Allen Group

“Gramophone is a magazine published monthly in London, devoted to classical music, particularly to reviews of recordings. It was founded in 1923 by the Scottish author Compton Mackenzie who continued to edit the magazine until 1961. On its website Gramophone claims to be: “The world’s authority on classical music since 1923.” – Wikipedia. Classical music magazine pdf. Free music magazines pdf.

High Fidelity Music – Free Music Magazines PDF

1951-1989

U.S.

“High Fidelity was an American magazine that was published from April 1951 until July 1989 and was a source of information about high fidelity audio equipment, video equipment, audio recordings, and other aspects of the musical world, such as music history, biographies, and anecdotal stories by or about noted performers. – Wikipedia. High Fidelity Magazine back issues free. Music equipment magazines PDF. Free music magazine pdf.

Hits – Free Music Magazines PDF

Hits Magazine Website

1987-2002

U.S.

“Hits magazine is an American music industry trade publication. Founded by Lenny Beer and Dennis Lavinthal, who had previously worked in independent promotion, it was launched as a print magazine in August 1986. It quickly became one of the more widely circulated “tip sheets” with considerable record industry support.” -American Radio History. Music business magazines free. Free music magazines pdf.

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The Independent Music Show – Free Music Magazines PDF

The Independent Music Show Magazine Website

Issues 2017 – Present

Independent Music Show

Magazine produced for the Independent Music Show radio program that is broadcast on stations around the world. It includes a program schedule, links to independent music, and articles and news. Music magazines pdf.

JazzTimes – Free Music Magazine PDF

JazzTimes Magazine Website

1994-2004

Silver Spring, MD Glenn Sabin

“America’s preeminent jazz magazine relies on an award-winning staff to provide uncompromising and provocative coverage of the jazz scene in the U.S. and throughout the world. Featuring special themes, insightful profiles,comprehensive guides and timely news reports.” – JazzTimes Magazine, Jazz Music Magazine pdf.

Kerrang Magazine PDF – Free Music Magazine PDF

Kerrang Magazine Website

1981-1982 & 2015

London: Wasted Talent Ltd

“Kerrang magazine pdf is a British weekly magazine devoted to rock and metal music, currently published by Wasted Talent. Kerrang! was initially devoted to the new wave of British heavy metal and the rise of hard rock acts. In the early 2000s it became the best-selling British music weekly.” – Wikipedia. Kerrang Magazine pdf, Rock Music Magazine pdf, 80s music magazines, 90s music magazines.

Melody Maker – Free Music Magazines PDF

1967-1969

London – Melody Maker

Melody Maker magazine was a British weekly music newspaper and one of the world’s earliest music weeklies. It was founded in 1926, as a magazine for dance band musicians. In the late ’60s it concentrated on Rock & Pop, but also included pages for such genres as Jazz and Folk. Melody Maker magazine back issues. Music magazine pdf free, 60s music magazines.

Modern Drummer – Free Music Magazine PDF

Modern Drummer Magazine Website

1977-2019

U.S.: Modern Drummer

“Caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers through interviews with the world’s best drummers. MD also reports on trends, activities, drum products, publications, and recordings. A roster of over 35 educational departments offers readers playing tips and advice.” – Publisher. Modern Drummer Magazine. Music magazines pdf.

Mojo Magazine PDF – Mojo Magazine PDF

Mojo Magazine Website

2016-2021

UK: Bauer Media

“Mojo magazine is a popular music magazine published initially by Emap, and since January 2008 by Bauer, monthly in the United Kingdom.” Founded in 1993. – Wikipedia. Mojo Magazine pdf. Free music magazines pdf.

Music Legends – Classic Rock Magazine PDF

Coda Records Website

2019 – Present

Chichester, UK: Coda Records

“Music Legends is the new monthly rock music magazine featuring the greatest stories and music history of classic rock bands, legacy rock music, and rock legends, including the early days of Queen, an in-depth interview with Pete Best, the original Beatles drummer, Fleetwood Mac on the making of ‘Rumours’, plus Springsteen, The Clash, Eagles , U2, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Tom Petty, Prince, Uriah Heep, Black Sabbath, Beach Boys, Sex Pistols, Credence Clearwater Revival and much, much more! ” – Publisher. PDF free magazines. Classic rock magazine pdf.

Music Lovers’ Phonograph Monthly Review – Free Music Magazine PDF

1926-1932

Phonograph Publishing Co., Boston, MA

Subtitle: “An Independent Magazine for Amateurs Interested in Recorded Music and Its Development”. This monthly contained news of new recordings and many reviews. The emphasis was on ‘classical’ music, but a column entitled “Analytical Notes and Reviews by our Staff Critics” covers, in addition to Orchestral, Chamber Music and Choral, non-classical categories such as Popular, Dance, Band, Novelty, and Foreign Records. Music Lovers’ Phonograph Monthly Review. Free music magazines pdf.

The Music Magazine and Musical Courier – Free Music Magazines PDF

1880-1962 at Internet Archive (Black & White)

NY: Blumenberg

“The Musical Courier began in 1880, and included editorials, obituaries, announcements, scholarly articles and investigatory writing about musical instruments and music in general. These included “construction practices, descriptions, tools, exhibitions and collections, new technologies, and laws and legal actions” relating to the music industry.” – Wikipedia. Music magazine pdf.

Music Row – Free Music Magazine PDF

Music Row Website

1983-2019

Nashville, TN: Music Row Publications

MusicRow is a Nashville music industry trade publication which has been providing reviews, breaking news, and in-depth coverage for 40 years. Free music magazines pdf.

Musical America – Music Magazine PDF

Musical America Website

1898-1961 at Internet Archive (Black & White)

New Jersey:

The oldest American magazine on classical music, first appearing in 1898. It was a weekly until 1929, then producing 15-20 issues per year until 1960. The magazine continues today online. Free music magazine pdf.

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Muzik – Free Music Magazine PDF

1995-2003

UK: IPC Media

“Muzik magazine was a British dance music magazine published by IPC Media from June 1995 to August 2003. Aimed at serious dance music fans rather than weekend clubbers, Muzik’s writers included a number of well-known DJs, including Kris Needs, Rob da Bank, Spoony, Terry Farley, Bob Jones, Jonty Skrufff and Dave Mothersole.” – Wikipedia. Free online magazines UK, Muzik magazine back issues. 90s music magazines.

Opera News – Music Magazines PDF

Opera News Website

1936-1961 at Internet Archive (Black & White)

NY: Metropolitan Opera Guild

A classical music magazine, launched in 1936, that provides in-depth coverage and information on all matters relating to the American and International opera scenes. Opera News has continued to exist online. Opera magazine. Free music magazines pdf.

Piano & Keyboard – Music Magazines PDF

1952-1997 (Black & White)

California: SparrowHawk

Interviews, articles and news from the world of piano and keyboard music. Free music magazine pdf.

Pop Weekly – Music Magazine PDF

1962-1965

London – Pop Weekly

A UK music weekly founded in 1962 as ‘Pop Ten Monthly’, changing names later that year to ‘Pop Weekly’. It claimed to be the first magazine to combine up-to-the-minute news reports, articles on all of the most popular artists and groups of the day together with fabulous shots of the stars.
Back issues of the UK magazine Melody Maker, also on this page above, may be of interest. Free online magazines UK, Pop Weekly pdf magazine archive. Pop music magazine, 60s music magazines. Free music magazines pdf.

Record Research – Free Music Magazine PDF

1955-1989

Subtitle: “Magazine of Record Statistics and Information”. Record Research magazine was a record collectors’ auction list and discography/records history magazine published between 1955 and 1995. It appears to have been an independent newsletter, containing columns, informative tidbits, artist profiles, and information about records, including those from the earliest days of the recording industry. Music record magazine free.

Record World – Free Music Magazine PDF

1960-1982

U.S.

“Record World magazine was a music industry trade magazine published from 1946 to April of 1982. Until 1964 it was called “Music Vendor.” -American Radio History. Music record magazine free. Free music magazines pdf.

Rolling Stone Magazine – Classic Rock Magazine PDF

Rolling Stone Magazine Website

Rolling Stone 1974-2019

Rolling Stone Index for 1967-1991

U.S. – Penske Media Corp.

“Rolling Stone magazine is a cultural icon. It’s the number one pop culture reference point for 13 million young adults. In addition to its authoritative position in music, Rolling Stone’s sphere of influence reaches into entertainment, movies, television, technology, and national affairs. Rolling Stone covers everything that’s important, trend-setting, and newsworthy to the thought leaders among young adults.” – Rolling Stone Magazine back issues online, 70s music magazines, 80s music magazines, 90s music magazines, classic rock magazine pdf.

RPM Music Weekly – Free Music Magazine PDF

1964-1966

Toronto, Canada: Walt Grealis

RPM Music Weekly, since its founding in February 1964, covered the news in many aspects of the popular music business throughout Canada, including band personnel, radio, recording, and concerts. Free Canadian music magazine pdf.

Rhythms – Music Magazines PDF

Rhythms Magazine Website

2019 – Present

Hughesdale, AUS: Rhythms

“Over 25 years and more than 288 issues, Rhythms Magazine has established a reputation as The Bible of roots music in Australia. Hungrily exploring almost anything to do with blues, roots, folk, Americana, jazz, country, and world music, Rhythms is totally unique. It is cherished by its readers for its authority, credibility and diversity.” – Publisher. Free back issues of magazines. Australia music magazine free pdf.

Smash Hits Magazine PDF – Music Magazine PDF

1978-1981

“Smash Hits magazine pdf was a pop music magazine aimed at teenagers and young adults, featuring lyrics, photographs, interviews and news related to celebrity music acts in the UK (Later offshoots arrived in the US and Australia). After an initial test issue, the magazine started publishing in 1979, switching to a fortnightly schedule after three issues, and finally closing up in 2006. – Internet Archive. Smash Hits Music Magazine pdf, 80s music magazines.

Sound and Audio Magazine Collection – Free Music Magazines PDF

1927-2020

U.S., UK, Australia, Poland

This collection of magazines dedicated to electronic equipment includes three similar British magazines featuring stereo equipment, titles “Hi-Fi Choice”, “Hi-Fi News”, & “What Hi-Fi”;
“Sound & Vision” from 2015-2016, a U.S. title for consumer electronics.
“Radioelektronik Audio Video Hi Fi” from Warsaw, in Polish, about 1985-2003.
“Stereophile”, U.S., 2015-2016.
“Sound + Image”, Australia, 2015-2016.
A few issues of other, similar titles. Free music magazines pdf.

Sounds – Free Music Magazine PDF

1970-1991

UK: Spotlight

Sounds was a UK weekly pop/rock music newspaper, published from 10 October 1970 to 6 April 1991. It was known for giving away posters in the centre of the paper (initially black and white, then colour from late 1971) and later for covering heavy metal and punk music in its late 1970s–early 1980s heyday. Free music magazines pdf.

Spin Magazine – Free Music Magazine PDF

Spin Magazine Website

1985-2012

U.S.: Spin Media

“From the concert stage to the dressing room, from the recording studio to the digital realm, SPIN magazine surveys the modern musical landscape and the culture around it with authoritative reporting, provocative interviews, and a discerning critical ear.” – Spin Magazine back issues. Free music magazines pdf.

Total Order – Free Music Magazine PDF

Issues 2016 – Present

Barnegat, New Jersey: Total Order Magazine

“The most comprehensive publication on Independent Music from around the world. There something for everyone, fans, listeners, musicians and people who want to know the REAL STORY of the Independent Music World.” – Publisher. Free music magazines pdf.

Uncut UK Magazine PDF – Free Music Magazines PDF

Uncut UK Magazine Website

2013-2022

Bandlab Technologies

“Uncut UK Magazine pdf is your essential guide to the month’s best music. Every issue, our comprehensive and trustworthy reviews section showcases the best new releases and reissues, while our in-depth features section includes interviews with the greatest names in music from the past five decades as well as the classic artists of tomorrow.” Uncut UK magazine back issues. Uncut Magazine pdf.

Vibe – Free Music Magazine PDF

Vibe Magazine Website

1993-2008

U.S.

“Vibe Magazine is the lifestyle guide to urban music and culture including celebrities, fashion, beauty, consumer electronics, automotive, personal care/grooming, and, always, music. Edited for a multicultural audience.” – Vibe Magazine back issues. Free music magazines pdf.

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The Wire Magazine PDF – Classic Rock Magazine PDF

The Wire Website

1982-2006

London: Tony Herrington

The Wire Magazine pdf is a British magazine, founded in 1982. It originally covered Jazz, but gradually expanded its scope to include experimental rock, electronica, alternative hip hop, modern classical, free improvisation, nu jazz and traditional music. – Summary of Wikipedia article. Free music magazines pdf.

World Radio History – Music Magazines PDF

World Radio History Website

U.S.

Dozens of periodicals related to music, radio, TV, and related. U.S., UK and other countries. Lots of books also, on amateur radio, TV, music business, electronics etc. Free music magazines pdf.

Websites of More Music Magazines

Free online versions of these music magazines are not available, but their websites feature articles of interest.

All About Jazz – Magazines PDF for Musicians

Americana Music

Living Blues – Magazines PDF for Musicians

Mix: Music Production, Live Sound, Sound for Picture – Magazines PDF for Musicians

Music Radar

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