Category Archives: Lists

10 Bands In The Jam Scene You’d Be Crazy To Hate

As 2015 begins to take hold of us all, I thought it would be best to kick things off with another one of these lists that everyone just seems to love so much.

This time around, I’m featuring 10 bands within the jam scene that I think, you’d simply be crazy to hate. Let us know in the comment section who else you think people would be crazy to hate.

Kung Fu

The Nth Power


Zach Deputy



Snarky Puppy


Greensky Bluegrass

Tedeschi Trucks Band

Who’s on your list of bands that people would be crazy to hate? Let us know in the comments section below.


HYPE’s 14 Best Videos Filmed In 2014

2014 has been a crazy year for HYPE Music Festivals. We’ve seen our stats sky-rocket, our friends grow into headlining spots at festivals and have worked with some of our idols. We also shot a ton of video over the past year with some incredible artists.

Here are 14 of our favorite videos from 2014, included in the list is also a brand new video from F.A.R.M. Music Festival featuring Twiddle performing the “Frends Theme”.

Twiddle “Frends Theme” filmed at F.A.R.M. Music Festival

Whetherman “The Sun and Penelope” filmed at Suwannee Springfest

Flow Tribe filmed in Key West

Town Mountain “House With No Windows” filmed at Suwannee Springfest

The Nth Power “Jazzfest 4:20am” filmed at Disc Jam Music Festival

The Honeycutters “All You Ever” filmed at Suwannee Springfest

Consider The Source “Ninjanuity” filmed at Disc Jam Music Festival

Henhouse Prowlers “(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher” filmed at Suwannee Springfest

Dopapod “Sonic” filmed at Disc Jam Music Festival

The Travein’ McCourys “What A Waste of Good Corn Liquor” filmed at Suwannee Springfest

Will Kimbrough “Soulfully” filmed at Suwannee Springfest

F.A.R.M. Music Fest Recap

The Ballroom Thieves “Oars To Sea” filmed at Campfire Outdoor and Adventure Music Festival

The Resolvers Interview in orlando, FL

Mihali Savoulidis “Five” filmed at F.A.R.M. Music Festival

Check out more of our videos HERE.

Best 35 Albums of 2014, So Far…

By Phil Sunkel

After we did the 50 Greatest Live Acts of Right Now article in response to Rollingstone’s piece by the same name, I knew I had to put together another list.

This time I’ll be showcasing what I believe to be the 35 best albums of 2014, so far.

Please keep in mind this is my personal opinion. Feel free to voice your opinions at the bottom of the page in the comments section.

35.) Gramatik “The Age of Reason”

34.) Boombox “Filling In The Color”

33.) Beats Antique “Thousand Faces Act 2”

32.) Jimkata “Feel In Light”

31.) Space Jesus “Atom + Eve”

30.) The Royal Noise “This Is The Funky Part”

29.) Railroad Earth “Last of The Outlaws”

28.) The McLovins “Funk No Uno”

27.) Will Kimbrough “Sideshow Love”

26.) Delta Spirit “Into The Wide”

25.) Rebelution “Count Me In”

24.) Earphunk “Sweet Nasty”

23.) Old Crow Medicine Show “Remedy”

22.) Keb Mo “Bluesamericana”

21.) Chatham County Line “Tightrope”

20.) Michael Franti & Spearhead “All People”

19.) Umphrey’s Mcgee “Similar Skin”

18.) The Heavy Pets “Rags and Aces”
Ok ok, I know its really just an ep with three songs, but they’re really good songs. Probably three of the best that The Heavy Pets have brought out to date.

17.) Nickel Creek “A Dotted Line”

16.) Chet Faker “Built On Glass”

15.) Milky Chance “Stolen Dance”

14.) Spiritual Rez “Apocalypse Whenever”

13.) Lake Street Dive “Bad Self Portraits”

12.) Kung Fu “Tsar Bomba”

11.) St. Paul & The Broken Bones “Half The City”

10.) Moe. “No Guts, No Glory”

9.) String Cheese Incident “Song In My Head”

8.) Hard Working Americans “Hard Working Americans”

7.) Phish “Fuego”

6.) Turkuaz “Future 86”

5.) Lotus “Gilded Age”

4.) Greensky Bluegrass “If Sorrow Swims

3.) Ghost Owl “Say Goodbye To Finland”

2.) Snarky Puppy “We Like It Here”

1.) Tycho “Awake”