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Because You Watched Live at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel 24 Available Shows

  • Live at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel

    Mac DeMarco

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 24 min

    Behind Mac DeMarco's torn up jeans, oversized flannel and rambunctious attitude is a magnificent and emotive songwriter. The Canadian artist's debut full-length album, simply called '2', is loaded with jangly guitar rock, which he personally describes as "jizz jazz", as well as simple and relatable lyrics about suburban life.

    During this showcase at the Hype Hotel, the rowdy Canadian was in full swing with random outbursts while chugging beers supplied by audience members. Did we mention his set was at 1PM? But this boisterous behavior was juxtaposed as the gentler Dr. Jekyll side of DeMarco's split personality radiated brilliantly through his music.

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  • Live at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel

    Beach Fossils

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 17 min

    The release of their self-titled LP in 2010 introduced the world to Beach Fossils' Dick Dale twanged, New Wave inspired surf rock: a frenetic sound, although then unique, has now become quite prevalent in the indie scene. But where this Brooklyn-based four-piece set themselves apart was through their Johnny Rotten-esque turbulent attitutes: a trait that's been upheld in their 2013 sophomore folow-up, Clash the Truth. Led by the melancholic growl of Dustin Payseur, Beach Fossils embody a liveliness and urgency that's shared by a majority of their generation. We witnessed this energy live in Austin at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel. We suggest sticking around til the final minutes to see the extent of Beach Fossils' volatility - where an explosive bout ends with a crippled drum kit.

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  • Live at M Studio

    Dawes

    Year: 2011

    Runtime: 17 min

    Los Angeles rock quartet Dawes are conformed by a great, American musical tradition. Lurking in the folds of their amplified crunch of guitars, road ready rhythms, and soulful blasts of organ lay stories that are weary and lonesome...the product of a life lived out of a suitcase, traveling between far flung places. Laurel Canyon, Woodstock, Haight-Ashbury... You know these places, you know their significance. What started with bands like Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and The Band lives on in Dawes' snarly riffs and stories. Rock and roll's past colliding with the present in the best way possible

    That's Dawes, that's their live show, that's their latest release Nothing Is Wrong. Here though, in our latest session vid, the band try on something different...something a bit more informal and intimate. With nothing more than their mighty harmonies and an acoustic guitar, the band gives a glimpse into their most private world with three cuts from Nothing Is Wrong, emulating those moments when guitars are pulled out on tour buses, in hotel rooms, or quiet backstage retreats. After all, Dawes are a traveling band, the kind of group that can't go without that pounding pavement rumbling under their tires. The road, after all, is the greatest musical tradition.

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  • Live at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel

    Caveman

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 26 min

    We weren't shy in our no-holds-barred description of Brooklyn-hailing Caveman's self-titled sophomore LP as a musical opiate that we've boastfully abused. They possess an intoxicating musical progression of sounds that we've become accustomed to in many of our favorite indie-folky-harmonied-rock groups with a simple richness that elicits a sense of sonic meditation equivalent to peers like Grizzly Bear and Local Natives.

    Our New York neighbors joined us down at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel and gave Austin a heavy dosage of their sonic sedative, and we're pleased to bring you the performance in full.

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  • Live at McCarren Park

    Deerhunter

    Year: 2008

    Runtime: 47 min

    Oftentimes at live shows, musicians of the indie-rock variety get so caught up in all the strut and swagger that goes along with rock music that they forget to be fun. Deerhunter are not that, as evidenced by their performance here at McCarren Park Pool. On the contrary, front man Bradford Cox is a pretty damn funny guy. And while he may look like a young Thurston Moore without the flowing hair, Deerhunter opt out of your typical art-rock arrogance and instead go for a sonically sound show complete with a driving rhythm section and extra catchy guitar riffs. There's even a nutty vocal spot from Cole Alexander of The Black Lips. Top it off with some psychedelic effects and a pretty rhythm guitarist in cheerleader garb, and you've got yourself a Deerhunter performance that's way too fun to miss out on.

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  • Live at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel

    Kodaline

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 23 min

    The music created by Dublin alternative four-piece Kodaline will hijack a diverse assortment of souls. Their debut EP, released last year, featured four songs, all of which offered their own marque of sincerity stretching from the indie rock simplicity of "Perfect World" to the highest reaches of the arena-suited "All I Want", where frontman Steve Garrigan squeezes hearts with a voice comparable only to that of Coldplay's Chris Martin. Kodaline is a perfect emblem of a band that will undoubtedly explode in the U.S. as their genre melding music is accessible to fans of any palate.

    Baeble captured the Irishmen during their recent trip to the States when they made a profound pit stop at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel down in Austin this March. Their debut full-length studio album, In A Perfect World is due out next month, June 10th, and we're confident this concert capture will be the perfect icebreaker with your new favorite band: Kodaline.

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  • Live at The Bowery Ballroom

    Local Natives

    Year: 2010

    Runtime: 32 min

    In the exclusive concert performance video we captured on the first night of the band's stint in NYC, the synergetic spirit that binds the band together is evident enough. Clearly, this is not a tribe who are comfortable with their work merely being good enough. Self confessed "control freaks;" the band and their music is the result of a communal creative process. Watching their interpretation of the Talking Heads' "Warning Sign," it's no great stretch to envision the band spending whole evenings working through single vocal passages. The rhythmic pounce of " Wide Eyes" offers a picture of the band studiously aligning cut and paste, percussive contributions so that each hit can synch with one another. And "Sun Hands" speaks to the band's efforts in holding back during one moment, so that another one can ultimately be that much more explosive. Dramatic, endearing, energetic, and impressive: we know you're going to love what is one of the most exciting bands we have ever had the pleasure to capture.

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  • Live at Music Hall of Williamsburg

    Mumford & Sons

    Year: 2010

    Runtime: 57 min

    The atmosphere at Music Hall Of Williamsburg was thick; like a down blanket, or a warm piece of cake, or any number of your favorite comfortable things. That could probably be attributed to the lush harmonies and textures of Mumford and Sons, a group of musicians (and not a family owned apothecary) who knocked several out of the park during this sold-out show earlier this Spring. From the schizophrenic instrument swaps to the bass-drum heavy foot-stomping tunes, Mumford and Sons produce a slice of music that is both wonderful and intrinsically dashing...and our cameras were there to prove it.

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  • Live at Baeble HQ

    Passenger

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 18 min

    Mike Rosenberg's crafted some of the very best observational songwriting of the year with his lovely new album, All the Little Lights. It's a lush, acoustic collection he's complemented with the perfect epithet in Passenger. "The lyrics and the stories," explains the young, Brighton-born-and-bred musician, "are told from the perspective of a passenger just watching the world go by." For his stirring session in our music room, Mike spun tales of a lonely afternoon on a riverbank in Glasgow Scotland ("Feather On the Clyde"), the hard appreciation that spawns only in the wake of personal loss ("Let Her Go") and a reminder that the present moment is everything ("Life's for the Living"). It's an emotional performance; a journey you'll be grateful to be a passenger aboard.

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  • OurVinyl TV: Mellow

    Various Artists

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 46 min

    OurVinyl TV films live sessions with emerging musicians, which can be thought of as something between concert footage and a music video. Each video is filmed in a unique location that adds a visual component to compliment the music, which is always tracked live on the spot. OurVinyl TV is headquartered in Nashville, so most (but not all) of the videos are filmed in Nashville and the surrounding area.

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  • OurVinyl TV: Groove

    Various Artists

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 54 min

    OurVinyl TV films live sessions with emerging musicians, which can be thought of as something between concert footage and a music video. Each video is filmed in a unique location that adds a visual component to complement the music, which is always tracked live on the spot. OurVinyl TV is headquartered in Nashville, so most (but not all) of the videos are filmed in Nashville and the surrounding area.

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  • Live at the Enmore Theatre

    Animal Collective

    Year: 2009

    Runtime: 1 hr 41 min

    A band and tour that require little introduction, we are extremely psyched to welcome the return of Animal Collective to Australia in December 2009. After a decade of music-making both in band and solo form, the Collective's cult truly exploded with the release of their ninth studio album, Merriweather Post Pavilion. Not even a year old, and the record has already come to be considered a classic of our time.

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  • Live @ Earl's Court

    Deadmau5

    Year: 2010

    Runtime: 1 hr 53 min

    This musical release from progressive house producer Deadmau5 captures a live performance by the artist, recorded at Earl's Court. Some of the tracks featured in the concert include "Reward is Cheese," "Sofi Needs a Ladder," "Raise Your Weapon," and more.

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  • I Am Hardwell

    Dj Hardwell

    Year: 2012

    Runtime: 1 hr 13 min

    Follow Hardwell on his journey to international super stardom, including his crowning as #1 DJ in the world! In December 2010 videographer Robin Piree was asked to film a local DJ, that evening ended up in a 3 year journey around the world. During that time, Piree had been extensively filming the 25-year-old DJ/Producer’s exponential growth from being an upcoming artist to becoming an international superstar. The documentary provides a captivating inside-look on Hardwell that is just as rare as the story behind the dance music phenomenon. If you can dream it, you can do it!

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  • The Ghost of Piramida

    Efterklang

    Year: 2012

    Runtime: 58 min

    Efterklang goes to an old Russian mining town, Piramida, to get inspired for their new album.

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  • Live at Metropolis

    Metric

    Year: 2005

    Runtime: 58 min

    Watch the Canadian synth-rock superstars in action at a Fall 2006 Montreal stop on their Live It Out tour, and also includes the videos for Live It Out's 3 singles.
    Four-piece Canadian rock band Metric is captured playing a date on their 2006 tour with this recording. The stop-off was at the Metropolis club in Montreal on the "Live It Out" tour, and features the band delivering their inimitable brand of synth-based rock over a 13-song performance.

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  • Armistice Live

    Mutemath

    Year: 2008

    Runtime: 1 hr 12 min

    For the true Mutemath fan, this film includes the entire performance, complete with moody stage lighting and crowd surfing by the bandmates themselves. The actual music is the highlight here, though, since a textured record like Armistice isn’t the easiest thing to re-create on-stage. As a result, Armistice Live isn’t your typical fans-only concert album; it’s a testament to Mutemath’s strength as a band, and arguably their most interesting release to date.

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  • Live at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel

    Little Green Cars

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 32 min

    We're not going out on a limb by saying Glassnote Records has an eye for selecting acts that quench our insatiable cravings for folk rock (just ask Marcus Mumford). A recent addition to their roster comes in the form of a group of five kids from Dublin who are collectively known as Little Green Cars. The band is fronted by the unsettled stare of Stevie Appleby and the stoic gaze of Faye O'Leary, who together guide each of the group's intimate harmonizations into their own boistrous sing-a-long ballads.

    With the release of their debut LP, Absolute Zero, coming in April, these young folks took a trip down to Austin, Texas to perform at Conflict of Interest's night at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel, where we were armed and ready with a production crew to capture one of our favorite new bands for you to enjoy.

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  • Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre (Day 2)

    Sound Tribe Sector 9

    Year: 2011

    Runtime: 2 hr 30 min

    Since forming in Atlanta over a decade ago, instrumental electronic rock band STS9 continues to be at the forefront of the electronic music scene. Ranked #25 on Pollstars list of top grossing touring acts, STS9 truly does it all; from selling out venues across the country, opening for Jay-Z, to owning their own record label, 1320 Records, to using their voice as a platform for change by raising admirable amounts of money towards their activism efforts; pushing boundaries is all in a days work for STS9.

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  • OurVinyl: Indie

    Various Artists

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 42 min

    OurVinyl TV films live sessions with emerging musicians, which can be thought of as something between concert footage and a music video. Each video is filmed in a unique location that adds a visual component to compliment the music, which is always tracked live on the spot. OurVinyl TV is headquartered in Nashville, so most (but not all) of the videos are filmed in Nashville and the surrounding area.

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  • OurVinyl TV: Rock II

    Various Artists

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 45 min

    OurVinyl TV films live sessions with emerging musicians, which can be thought of as something between concert footage and a music video. Each video is filmed in a unique location that adds a visual component to compliment the music, which is always tracked live on the spot. OurVinyl TV is headquartered in Nashville, so most (but not all) of the videos are filmed in Nashville and the surrounding area.

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  • Live at Baeble HQ

    ZZ Ward

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 13 min

    To listen to ZZ Ward is to hear two distinct worlds colliding in explosive fashion. See, the native Oregonian's first love is The Blues. As a teenager, she initially found her voice performing in her father's blues band. College though would introduce ZZ to hip hop, her voice peppering the hooks and choruses of local musicians in Eugene OR. Eventually, she would find ways to embrace both sides of her musical identity; a profound feat on display all over her recent debut album, Til the Casket Drops. Recently, ZZ brought a few of that album's choice tracks by Baeble, soothing over the nitty gritty rockers in us in the process. With sideman Erick Walls by her side and a classic fedora cropped neatly on top, the 24 year old musician performed stripped down versions of "Put the Gun Down", "Charlie Ain't Home", and "365 Days". With her timeless, smoky voice, dusty blues-infused rhythms, and some serious, hip hop swagger, we think you'll find ZZ Ward to be a unique force to be reckoned with.

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  • Live at The Cutting Room

    Alt-J

    Year: 2012

    Runtime: 22 min

    There is something truly unique about the music that pours out of the four lads who comprise the experimental, indie outfit, Alt-J. It has a sparkling, melodious quality in the way the guitars fizzle in a bed of digital mist. But there are odd chanting harmonies, crunchy riffs that'll snap your teeth, and, most notably, a disjointed, percussive approach that's mightier than all. It's all helped to stew a bit of a phenomenon on the band's side of the Atlantic. Why just today the band snatched themselves a nomination for the prestigious Mercury Prize for their debut, An Awesome Wave (which is just about the best way to describe what lies within). Here in the US, the band is currently spreading the gospel one city at a time. Recently, that meant a quick stop at The Cutting Room Studios in NYC for a live-to-air session with our friends at KEXP Seattle. In its' aftermath, we're obviously converted...and we don't think you stand a chance either.

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  • Live at Rockwood Music Hall

    Childish Gambino

    Year: 2011

    Runtime: 13 min

    It's been a crazy year for Donald Glover, but nothing has been more blazing than his career as rapper Childish Gambino. The project, born of a Wu-Tang name generator, is full of witty, rambunctious energy, as he effortlessly demonstrates in his session at Rockwood Music Hall. Along with collaborator and musical guru Ludwig Gransson on electric guitar, Gambino rips through tracks from his wildly popular EP as well as the lead single from his debut album Camp (out now on Glassnote Records). From introspection to love to pop culture and punny metaphors, Gambino runs an impressive lyrical gammit, one that inspires all the vital decision making organs.

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