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Hype Machine

Discover new music through this slick app

Hype Machine lets you find new music that's being hyped up by music blogs from all over

Hype Machine

by The Hype Machine, Inc
Follow your favorite music blogs
Hype Machine
Hype Machine
FREE in the App Store

Hype Machine lets you find new music that's being hyped up by music blogs from all over.

Follow your favorite music blogs. Hype Machine collects the most recently posted songs from hundreds of music blogs and presents them so that they’re easy to discover and explore. Got a favorite music blog or two? Follow them to keep abreast of their posts and recommendations. It's easily one of the best ways to discover brand new music that is coming out as well as finding something that you may not have known about.

Follow your favorite music blogs
Browse and play

Browse and play. Browse the latest and most popular tracks and see what your friends have been loving at the moment. You can even stream the featured album of the week in full for free. With Hype Machine, it’s easy to find new music to feed into your pocket music machine. You'll never hear the same song twice again!

What is it about?

If you love to find out about new music, then Hype Machine is for you. The app lets you check out what all of the music blogs are talking about lately, so you know that it's worth checking out. You may love it or hate it, but the hype is there and you crave to find out for yourself.

For those who...

  • Crave to discover new music
  • Follow music blogs

Not for those who...

  • Don't care about hyped up artists or albums
  • Don't pay attention to music blogs

Why we love it

The app looks gorgeous and is streamlined and organized, so you can find out what all the music blogs are saying in a simple glance. It's a great way to discover new artists and get excited for new things.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Last updated
April 4, 2017
Release date
May 11, 2011
More info

App Store Description

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
• 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 Just enable it in your Hype Machine settings at


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,


Any questions? Write [email protected] and we will write back!