As WordPress has attracted the social attention, more and more people build their websites by using it, especially for musicians and bands who want to open a window for their fans in a simple way.
We introduce the best 10 WordPress music websites to give you inspiration of content, overall design, navigation, layout and image-displaying.
They Might Be Giants
This website uses several shades of browns to create a warm and cozy impression. The feeling of reading likes listening to light music which make readers relax and peaceful. The content is organized in a simple and clear way. As to the design, the navigation bar contains 7 items to meet different demands, including “ The Blog” “About” “Recordings” “Live” “Merchandise” “Contact” and “Wiki”.
Once enter Unkle, you can hear the pleasant background music which is selected elaborately by the website manager. The whole website is created by using the color of black and white, which is the most beautiful combination of all time. To match the overall style, webmasters mainly uses the black-and-white photos.
This website pays much attention to music introduction, for example, the entering page is an introduction of a new album “YES”. After you closing this page and click “ENTER JASONMRAZ.COM”, you can see its content section is divided into 6 parts. The left side includes recent news and journals while the right side includes upcoming shows and photo feeds. And both sides have the link to Twitter. Moreover, its navigation bar is on the top of the website.
Jay-Z website is so amazing just like the musician Jay-Z who is one of the most famous and successful American rappers. The first thing you see in the website is a photo wall, coming with the photo of Jay-Z. When you put your mouse on the image, it can change to a yellow one on which a brief introduction is written.
If a website has its gender, Miley Cyrus website may be a female for its purple, yellow and pink colors and interesting or lovely images. Miley Cyrus website can totally show the characteristics of Miley Cyrus and her songs – youthful, brave and fashionable. The leading bar includes news, events, shop and videos.
Belle & Sebastian
The type of this website is clear and simple. It tops two bars – New-video-play bar and shop bar – to draw visitors’ attentions. On the left side of the website, there are “ON Site” and “Off Site” bar to help visitors read the website conveniently. What’s more, it has an interesting design that fans can add themselves on the Belle & Sebastian map to show they are the fans for this group.
This website uses black and white because of its Death Metal song style. It divides the contents by simple gray lines. The main part of this site is “News”. As each item of news is placed in a chronological order, visitors can quickly know what happens recently. If you want to get more information of the band, you can refer to “Contract Links” in the bottom of the website.
On the top of the website, there is an image displaying part with 7 looping pictures. Below is the navigation bar which covers “News” “Live” “Store” “Music” “Video” and “More”. The homepage is the news page. Moreover, if you want to find the news of a particular day, you can turn to “ARCHEIVES” bar.
In Kate Perry website, you can click the diamond icon that is located before the logo, to get a song playlist. Under it, there is a striking word “BIRTHDAY” to draw people’s attention to the birthday-music-video. And the background is the image of Katy Perry who is a popular American singer.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
From the name of “Black Rebel Motorcycle Club”, you can figure out that the main color of this site is black and the style is cool. The navigation bar, which is in the right side of the website, is categorized as “NEWS” “MUSIC” “TOUR” “STORE” “ASK IAN” “ O.T.T.M”. And when you click “STORE”, you enter a new window to choose the goods that are related to the band.