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MusicOMH

MusicOMH
Web address language(s) English
Launched 15 December 1999[1]
Alexa rank positive decrease 356,480 (November 2013)[1]

musicOMH is a United Kingdom-based website which publishes independent reviews, features and interviews from across all musical genres including classical, metal, rock and R&B.

History

MusicOMH was founded and launched by Editor in Chief Michael Hubbard in 1999.[2]

In February 2011 the site's former theatre section was spun off, becoming Exeunt Magazine, as MusicOMH refocused from being a general arts publication to writing exclusively about music.

Main features and coverage

MusicOMH's music content consists of reviews of albums, gigs, tracks and festivals, alongside features, interviews and blog posts.The site also provides live reviews and other features.[3] The site's album reviews, usually covering a wide range of genres including pop, electro, classical, metal, rock and R&B,[2] have been quoted by numerous publications such as The Daily Telegraph, The Independent and the BBC.[4][5][6][7][8][9] The site has also been used as one of many sources to accumulate aggregrated review scores for Metacritic.[10][11][12]

Further illustrating MusicOMH's diversity, the BBC also regularly links to the site's reviews of The Proms, an eight-week run of orchestral classical music concerts.[13][14][15][16]

The site also conducts interviews with various members of the music industry, with the likes of house music duo Basement Jaxx, Swedish rock band Miike Snow and rapper Jay-Z in their previously interviewed repertoire.[17][18][19] In September 2009, publications such as Contactmusic.com, AOL and Yahoo! Music used the interview with Jay-Z to spread word of his will to work with other notable musicians such as Jack White and Bono.[19][20][21][22]

Awards and nominations

The Independent described MusicOMH as "Brit-centric, accessible and unpretentious", in their list of the 25 best music websites in October 2009.Record Of The Day Awards.

References

External links

  • MusicOMH.com
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