Discover the most talked-about music from publications around the world. This is Hype Machine in your pocket.
Every day, thousands of people write about music they love — and it all ends up on Hype Machine. We track new posts across hundreds of sites and bring them all together for an endless stream of new music.
Each week, we also premiere an album and publish a newsletter of notable tracks, which you can explore in the app as well.
Hype Machine lets you navigate the vibrant world of blogs in a few ways:
• LATEST: Music being discussed right now, constantly updated
• POPULAR: Tracks that are getting the most love on the Hype Machine
• FAVORITES: Your favorite tracks on the Hype Machine.
• FEED: Customized new posts from your favorite blogs, and friends
• FRIENDS: Music your friends are loving right now
• GENRES: Newest tracks posted on blogs organized by genre
• BLOG DIRECTORY: Every blog we track at http://hypem.com/blogs
• STACK: Weekly newsletter with five good tracks and one good read
• ALBUM PREMIERE: Preview a new album, in full, every week
Oh yeah, and the app scrobbles to Last.fm. Just enable it in your Hype Machine settings at http://hypem.com
We’ve been introducing people to breaking new artists and influential music blogs since 2005 (before there were iPhones :Þ), and have been featured in Wired, The Guardian, Washington Post, Billboard, Popular Science, Rolling Stone, Esquire and more.
"No other app I’ve tested recently introduced me to as much new music that I’ve liked yet never heard before as Hype Radio — and I’ve been looking."
-Eliot Van Buskirk (Wired, Evolver.fm)
Any questions? Write [email protected] and we will write back!
* The app is now ad-supported to enable continued development. See http://blog.hypem.com for more info.
* Playback fixes to support the new Chromecast firmware.
* Revised player design to showcase the publications discussing each track.
* Offline mode has been removed to comply with the SoundCloud Terms of Service.
* You can now link your Hype Machine and SoundCloud accounts to import favorites into a private playlist.