The Music & Sound Retailer

“We are the most widely read trade publication serving brick-and-mortar musical instrument stores and their owners, managers and buyers.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 11.5K. Monthly. Pays 60 days after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 24-48 hours. Sample copy available online. Subscription $18. Guidelines available by email. Pays $200 and up. Pays $400 for secret-shopper column.

Music Connection

“Monthly print publication catering to musicians and the music industry.” 30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 80K. Monthly. Pays six weeks after publication. Publishes ms one month after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds one week. Back issues available for purchase on website. Subscription $35. Pays $175 for 3000-3500 words.