> I'm looking to do some writing for overseas webzines and
> music publications and need access to a fairly current
> listing of single releases and hopefully download links.
> This is so I can do an "American single of the week" or at
> least monthly, and have it be reasonably timely, not having
> to filter through a bunch of junk to get it. Can anyone
> recommend a quality site for indie/alt. rock and various
Well, fulfilling the prophecy that any reasonably sized trend can have a search engine created for it, try http://elbo.ws
(yes, that's the URL.) It's a blog aggregator for music blogs, and it compiles a weekly "what are people blogging about?" chart.
Pretty helpful, but it's still a lot to weed through...
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