The best place to find new music on the web. Every day, thousands of people around the world write about music they love — and it all ends up here.
×︎
Zeitgeist 2021 is here! Catch up on the year's sounds.
LOADING
0:00
 
 
 
 
Hype Machine has been following music conversations since 2005. Each week, Stack is a snapshot of what’s happening in music now, from our hearts to your inbox.
  • Five good tracks

  • A featured album

  • A long mix

  • A good music read

FULL STACK

  • 1 newsletter every week
  • Complete Stack archives
  • + Hype Machine supporter benefits
Subscribe $3/mo

FREE STACK

  • 1 newsletter every week
Jun 23, 2017
GOOD READ

Watt on the secret lives of playlists.

"What are we looking at when we open Spotify? How did it get there, and on whose dime? Who owns visual real estate on Spotify? How do major labels control what the average Spotify listener is being fed?”

Thanks for listening!

- Dave & Team Hype Machine

Dive into 7+ years of Stack archives

Tracks Mixes Reads
Want to be notified when the track changes?

Click Allow to get desktop notifications when Hype Machine is in the background.