The Hype

Take a break from the top 40’s radio stations and discover a new way to listen to music. The Hype takes The Hype Machine ( to the WP7. Browse and stream thousands of songs from Hype Machine’s hand picked catalog of top music blogs.

* Familiar Hype Machine UI
* Stream music from various playlists (Latest, Popular, Subscription, Loved)
* Favorite songs and blogs
* Search
* View original posts of each song


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Apologies for the delay — but hopefully this update will be worth the wait! Lots of bug fixes with new features including:
* A UI overhaul
* Now Playing view
* Integration with music hub


Previous Updates:

Update v2.0

Trial is now disabled in v2.0. I will be publishing a free version of this app for trial so be on the look out for “The Free Hype” — It will be the full version of v1.2.

* Background music playing now enabled thanks to Mango (Finally!)
* Integration with volume control. You can control playback using the volume controls in/outside the application
* Many performance improvements and bug fixes
* More settings: different popular filters, shuffled loved playlist (@CHWEX)
* The scrub has been improved (@aeronez – you can drag the timeline back and forth to fast-forward or rewind)

Update v1.2
* Fixed bug where the first playlist wouldn’t load if it required login credentials

Update v1.1
* @Anthony – Name of track currently playing displayed below scrub. (Most likely will be redesigned for 2.0)
*@Player880844668 – Ability to rearrange playlist ordering in the settings
* gif format now supported. All images are now displayed (even though most of them are the default “missing” hypem image)
* @MikeByke – Search moved to main playlist
* @ncs48 – Link to account creation page added* Minor tweaks

Demo (Please note this is v1.2 of the application, an updated demo will be uploaded shortly):