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Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel SXSW RSVP info + lineup playlist
We've already mentioned how psyched we are about our own unreal official SXSW showcase this year, going down Thursday night at the Hype Hotel presented by Feed the Beat (aka the Fair Market building on East 5th), and brought to you by Mazda, official automobile sponsor of #HypeON...
SXSW 2015: Gorilla vs. Bear x Hype Machine

We're teaming up with our friends from Hype Machine again this year for an official GvsB x SXSW 2015 showcase, at the Hype Hotel presented by Feed The Beat on Thursday, March 19, at the Fair Market building in East Austin. Probably the best SX lineup we've been a part of since the Klub Krucial days;…
premiere: Leon Bridges – Lisa Sawyer
Leon Bridges takes us back again with some real Sam Cooke-era Soul Stirrers vibes on "Lisa Sawyer", a tender, beautifully nuanced, vintage doo-wop soul ballad -- and Jessie Ware's favorite jam -- that Leon penned as a loving ode to his mother...
gorilla vs. bear’s songs of 2014

Following last week's definitive albums of the year list, we present our favorite songs of 2014. We went deep this year on this one. Disclaimer: some of these aren't technically 2014 releases (notably, a few of the PC Music-affiliated jams) so I guess we're going with the nebulous "year of impa…
premiere: Leon Bridges – Coming Home
It's been way too long since we were blown away by someone from around here, but we feel like these brilliant throwback soul jams from Crowley's Leon Bridges are pretty undeniable. We don't know much about Bridges at this point, and it's hard to believe that this kid channeling a young Sam Cooke com…