Love Music and Audio? 9 Awesome Subreddits You’ll Want to Check Out

Looking to kill some time online while reading and chatting about your music and audio interests? Look no further than these subreddit communities!
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There is no shortage of music and audio content on Reddit. In fact, it’s quite the opposite: There is just so much to work your way through that it can be tough to find subreddits that gathers together people looking for the same information as you.

We can’t possibly detail all of the possible subreddits dedicated to music and audio, but what we can do is gather a few of our favorites as well as some of the most popular. Whether you’re looking for new music or the excuse to buy that new set of expensive headphones or speakers, you’re likely to find something for you here.

1. r/Audiophile

You might think that this subreddit is meant for audiophiles of all sorts, but that’s not quite the case. Instead, it’s mainly frequented by people putting together and showing off their home stereos or hi-fi systems. If you’re not sure which piece of gear you might need next, this could be a good spot to start.

2. r/AudiophileMusic

If you’ve already got an audio setup you’re happy with and you’re looking for some awesome music to test it out, this is the subreddit for you. This is dedicated to music recorded, mixed, and mastered in especially high fidelity, so while you’ll find some great tracks to flex your speakers, you might just find new music.

3. r/ClassicalMusic

Unlike many subreddits which tend to get hyper-specific, the Classical Music subreddit is, well, for classical music. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a composer, musician, or simply enjoy listening to classical music — you’re welcome here.

4. r/ElectronicMusic

Similar to the Classical Music subreddit, r/electronicmusic is a place to discuss everything to do with electronic music. You’ll find people sharing their favorite tracks by various artists as well as their own tracks for others to listen to. You’ll also find links to interesting reading related to electronic music.

5. r/Headphones

If you were looking at the Audiophile subreddit mentioned earlier and wondering where all the headphones posts were, this is your answer. Whether you’re not sure what headphones to buy, what DAC and amp to use with them, or what to listen to in order to burn them in, this needs to be your first stop.

6. r/ListenToThis

Have a song you want to share with the world? Or do you have a particular musical itch you just haven’t been able to scratch? Either way, this subreddit is for you. Each post links directly to a music stream, making it super easy to browse and listen until you find something that speaks to you.

7. r/Music

As you might have guessed from the name, this is the biggest music-related subreddit. Because of that, you’ll find a startling level of variety from metal to acapella renditions of classic rock songs. You’re almost guaranteed not to like everything you see here, but if you don’t know what you want, there’s no better place to start.

8. r/MusicSuggestions

The name says it all. If you’re looking for something new to listen to, the Music Suggestions subreddit is there for you. Yes, you may get ideas for new music to listen to from some other subreddits, but this one is dedicated to music suggestions, and only music suggestions.

9. r/Vinyl

As the Audiophile subreddit is for hi-fi setups and the Headphones subreddit is for, well, headphones, so is the Vinyl subreddit for all things vinyl. From turntable recommendations to building and caring for your vinyl collection, you’ll find a wealth of information here.

Just Looking for New Music?

Some of the subreddits we’ve gathered focus on music discovery and recommendations, but not all of them. While recommendations from other people are great, they’re not always ideal. If you’re just looking to find some new music to check out, make sure to consult our list of the best music discovery services.

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