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Hype Machine

By The Hype Machine, Inc

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Discover the most talked-about music from blogs around the world. This is the Hype Machine in your pocket.

Every day, thousands of people around the world write about music they love — and it all ends up on Hype Machine. We watch for new posts on over 800 of the most interesting blogs and make it easy to follow this chaotic world.

You can listen to the newest tracks posted just minutes ago, the most popular tracks of the day, and check out what your friends have discovered on the service. Each week, we also hand-pick an album that you can stream in its entirety before you can buy it. All this, without ads or monthly fees.

See what people are saying about the app:


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. A simple offline view lets you see your recently played favorites when you are in air or underground.
• 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
• 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, Business 2.0, G4TV, 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 and we will write back!

What's New in Version 2.4.5

Fixed support for logging in with our Supreme Leader, Facebook (+ finding friends with the Leader's blessing)

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Customer Reviews

My music safe spot

I've used this website since 2008 and finally got an iPhone so I decided this would be my first app purchase. I could write a book about why this is the best music site but I'll hold off on that for now;). The UI for this app is really perfect. It's very simple to use and just works very smoothly. The only real thing that could make it better is if they would make an option to create more than 3 playlists and also the search isn't the best. But I think I'm saying that because Google and Microsoft have spoiled the world with their search engines. If you use this website at all and enjoy it you should really consider spending the 3.99 and get this app. They are a small team making an app that has shaped the music industry especially for the smaller bands out in the world.

Great app overall just 1 suggestion on shuffle

Great app overall. Only complaint is shuffle/random setting when playing my favorites seems to only play songs liked in the last 2 or 3 months perhaps?
Basically I hit next 30 or 40 times & have seen the same song 4 or 5 times. Not really "random" and I could just as easily scroll over these recent 30-40 songs I've liked. Shuffle should select songs from a year or 2 ago and then the app would perfect! I want random to truly be random!

Offline mode is a blessing 🙌

Just forget about music subscription services. This app gives you a great selection on demand without ads and no monthly fees. The offline mode is hidden and is very barebones but it still does a fantastic job. Album premiere on my phone makes car rides so much more to look forward to.

Hype Machine
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  • $3.99
  • Category: Music
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.4.5
  • Size: 6.1 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity

Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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