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Stylus Magazine
Stylus Logo
Type of site
Music and movie webzine
Available in English
Owner Todd Burns
Created by Todd Burns
Website www.stylusmagazine.com
Alexa rank Negative increase 1,021,529 (April 2014)[1]
Launched 2002
Current status Offline

Stylus Magazine was an online music and film magazine launched in 2002. It featured long-form music journalism, four daily music reviews, movie reviews, podcasts, an MP3 blog, and a text blog.

Additionally, Stylus had daily features like "The Singles Jukebox", which looked at pop singles from around the globe, and "Soulseeking", a column focused on personal responses in listening. In 2006, the site was chosen by the Observer Music Monthly as one of the Internet's 25 most essential music websites.[2]

Stylus closed as a business on 31 October 2007.[3][4] The site remained online for several years, but did not publish any new content.

On 4 January 2010, with the blessing of former editor Todd Burns, Stylus senior writer Nick Southall launched The Stylus Decade, a website with a new series of lists and essays reviewing music from the previous ten years:[5] it is now also defunct. The Singles Jukebox relaunched with many of the same writers as a stand-alone website in March 2009.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stylusmagazine.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  2. ^ Flynn, Paul (18 March 2006). "25 Most Amazing Music Sites". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Neyfakh, Leon (26 October 2007). "Stylus Magazine, Respected Online Music Publication, Will Fold After Halloween". The Observer. Retrieved 17 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Stylus Magazine closes with some 2007 lists". BrooklynVegan. 31 October 2007. Retrieved 17 March 2015. 
  5. ^ Nick Southall [@thestylusdecade] (3 January 2010). "www.thestylusdecade.com/ So we exist! Intro up yesterday, and lists & essays start going live on Monday" (Tweet) – via Twitter. 
  6. ^ The Singles Jukebox

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