Although IGIF might look different than the IGIFs of the past, our intentions are what they’ve always been.
For hours every day we strive to complete two goals: First, to introduce new bands to people who are just as excited about music as we are. Second, but not least, to provide an accessible avenue of promotion and distribution to bands and artists who might not otherwise pick up the recognition they deserve. This is the only reason why music blogs should exist.
That being said there are still two kinds of music blogs — 1) those that cycle hype and talk about bands that are already being talked about, and 2) those that seek out new bands and new sounds. We always strive to be the latter because that’s what IGIF is all about: helping you discover awesome new music and helping bands discover awesome new fans.
In the press:
NY Daily News — “blogs are where an increasing number of music fans are going to get their fix on what’s hip and cool. Sites like […] (my personal fave) I Guess I’m Floating.”
BBC — “The blog that’s hosting this gig, I Guess I’m Floating, kind of sums up a lot of the best things from SXSW this year.”
The Phoenix — “…uber-hip indie blawg.” [LAWLS – ed.]
Idaho Statesman — “…online trendsetters.”
MatadorNights — One of their “50 Music Sites That Matter”
Weblog Awards — Winner: Best Music Blog 2006
Weblog Awards — Runner Up: Best Music Blog 2007
Weblog Awards — Nominee: Best Music Blog 2008
Bloggies — Nominee: Best Music Blog 2008