Last updated
Earmilk logo.jpg
Type of site
Online music magazine
Available in English
Created by
    • Blake Edwards
    • Eric DeFazio
    • Montrey Whittaker
URL www.earmilk.com
Launched2009;14 years ago (2009)

Earmilk (sometimes stylized in all caps) is a North American online music publication. Launched in the late 2000s by Montrey Whittaker, Blake Edwards and Eric DeFazio, Earmilk publishes on a variety of music genres, often covering hip hop, electronica and pop music. [1]



EARMILK began as a small mp3 blog in April 2009. [2] In the following decade, EARMILK grew to its multinational status of today, with writers stationed across Canada and the United States. [3]


In 2013, Refinery29 included EARMILK on its list of "The Best Music Blogs That Aren't Pitchfork." [4] In 2017, the online electronica publication EDM Sauce featured EARMILK in its list of the seven best dubstep blogs on the internet. [2] EARMILK has a noted focus on underground music and their mission statement further specifies their interest in "underground discoveries across all musical genres." [3] In 2015, San Francisco music journalist David Sikorski [5] took over as Senior Editor of the site. Sikorski has since moved the site from its earlier blog era and into a global media publication with a writing staff of 75 contributors from 6 different countries at any given time throughout the year.

Similar to other online music publications, many EARMILK articles are focused on musical premieres of indie and major label artists. [6] [7] [8] In 2010, for instance, EARMILK premiered Baths' single "Maximalist," which was later featured on Pitchfork and other online music publications. [9] In addition to its music journalism content, EARMILK publishes articles on events, apparel, and art. [3]

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