Category Archives: Premiere

March 22

Laucan: Up Tomorrow

  In search of the next psychedelic-folk track and EP to add to your playlist? Look no further than London singer-songwriter Laucan (pronounced lor-can) who delivers a stunning soundscape with “Up Tomorrow,” the title track of his debut EP of the same name. Laucan’s lead single “Up Tomorrow” is both escapist and immersive, a velvet-soft […]

September 22


  Today we have an exclusive from San Francisco’s DJ REAL (Nick Stargu) called “Don’t Dance On My Baby”. The track is from his upcoming album “They’ll Say Yes” and is a lively, Zappa-esque, tongue-in-cheek track about the rave culture (though, Nick admits, he has never attended one). The lyrical content is worth putting the […]

June 23

Hip Premiere | Cardinal Harbor: Mirth

Cardinal Harbor’s new track “Mirth” is a perfect balance between synthesized sounds and live orchestration.

October 31

Hip Premiere: The Shakey Tables: Mr. Vampire (Music Video)

New York based retro funk outfit The Shakey Tables present their fun video for Mr. Vampire just in time for Halloween, exclusively for the readers of What’s Hip¿! The video skirts the line between sexy temptation and endearing campiness when the sultry lead singer, Jaclyn Dima, is tempted by a mysterious gent that turns out […]