2016

Fear of Men – Summer 2016 Tour Van mix
UK group Fear of Men are currently traversing America's flyover states as we speak on the last leg of their 2016 North American summer tour with Puro Instinct, and they'll soon be arriving here in TX for a show tomorrow night in Dallas at Club Dada, and one on Saturday night down in Austin…
yacht rock 2016 mixtape
With the recent return of Sirius XM's glorious seasonal yacht rock channel, we were inspired to compile this mixtape of modern soft rock, sophistipop, vaporwave, balearic pop, cosmic funk, and smooth hypnogogic jams from the past decade or so that would fit seamlessly in the station's rotation, or a…
june 2016 mix
Listen to our JUNE 2016 monthly mix, featuring our favorite new tracks from the past month, below:
2016.5 // songs of the year (so far)
Following yesterday's albums of the year post, here are our favorite songs from the first half of 2016. Check the list below, and keep up with our running songs of 2016 spotify playlist, which we're updating just about every week.
2016.5 // albums of the year (so far)
As we approach the midway point of what has been an overwhelming year for new music, here's the ever-evolving list of our favorite records of (roughly) the first half of 2016. Favorite songs of the year (SO FAR) coming later this week:
May 2016 mix
Listen to our MAY 2016 monthly mix, featuring our favorite new tracks from the past month, below:
April 2016 mix
Listen to our APRIL 2016 monthly mix, featuring new tracks from the past month by SZA, Nite Jewel, SALES, Autre Ne Veut, Boyboy, Andy Stott + more:
March 2016 mix
Listen to our March 2016 monthly mix, featuring new tracks from the past month by Negative Gemini, Merely, Maria Usbeck, Mall Grab, Japanese Breakfast + more. March was a particularly good month if you like to dance:
photos: Gorilla vs. Bear x Hype Machine SXSW 2016
Our official Gorilla vs. Bear 2016 SXSW showcase at Mazda + Hype Machine's Hype Hotel offered a glimpse into the future of pop music on a beautiful Thursday night in east Austin, from Negative Gemini's frenetic, club-ready experimental electronic pop that began the evening (I heard at least a few pe…

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