The 2021 HYYPE PICKS: music

Don’t just read the rankings! Listen to the Spotify playlist here:

2021’s best emerging artist!

PawPaw Rod

2021’s 50 best albums!

Call Me If You Get Lost by Tyler, the Creator

1. Sometimes I Might Be Introvert by Little Simz

2. Liquor Store by Remi Wolf

3. Drayan! by Kai Whiston

4. Happier Than Ever by Billie Eilish

5. Loving in Stereo by Jungle

6. Jubilee by Japanese Breakfast

7. Call Me If You Get Lost by Tyler, the Creator

8. Friends That Break Your Heart by James Blake



10. WINK by CHAI

11. Vince Staples by Vince Staples

12. Long Lost by Lord Huron

13. By the Time I Get to Phoenix by Injury Reserve

14. Screen Violence by CHVRCHES

15. Scaled and Icy by Twenty One Pilots

a liquid breakfast by AUDREY NUNA

16. a liquid breakfast by AUDREY NUNA

The Rise & Fall of Loverboy

17. The Rise & Fall of Loverboy by Sir Sly

18. Mood Valiant by Hiatus Kaiyote

19. Elephant in the Room by Mick Jenkins

20. All Day Gentle Hold! by Porches

21. If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power by Halsey

22. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings by Various Artists

23. Mother by Cleo Sol

24. I’ve Got Some Living To Do by Jelani Aryeh

I’ve Got Some Living To Do by Jelani Aryeh

25. Super Monster by Claud

i know i’m funny haha by Faye Webster

26. if i could make it go quiet by girl in red

27. Hotel Surrender by Chet Faker

28. Floatin’ by Cool Company

29. I Know I’m Funny haha by Faye Webster

30. DEACON by serpentwithfeet

31. Going Mainstream by Coast Modern

32. And Then Life Was Beautiful by Nao

33. Any Shape You Take by Indigo De Souza

Going Mainstream by Coast Modern

34. The Fight (Remixed / Extended) by Overcoats

35. Butterfly 3000 by King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

36. The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Saint Motel

37. Big Femme Energy Volume 1 by Femme It Forward

38. Today We’re the Greatest by Middle Kids

39. Smiling With No Teeth by Genesis Owusu

40. Ashlyn by Ashe

41. Ostinato, by Xavier Euphory

Smiling With No Teeth by Genesis Owusu


43. A Woman by Qveen Herby

44. Harmony House by Dayglow

45. MONTERO by Lil Nas X

46. Letter Blue by Wet

47. The Million Masks of God by Manchester Orchestra

48. Sunny Boy by Ritt Momney

49. Out in the Ether by Kevin Devine

50. Bodies of Water by Moontype

2021’s best EPs!

  1. A PawPaw Rod EP by PawPaw Rod
  2. Sad Night Dynamite by Sad Night Dynamite
  3. Full Circle by Hamzaa
  4. SG8* by Duckwrth
  5. LUNO by Blood Cultures
  6. Civilisation by Kero Kero Bonito
  7. Hallowqveen by Qveen Herby
  8. VANISHING ACT I: NO NOUNS by Clarence Clarity
  9. parallel universe pt. 1 by Alaina Castillo
  10. Are You Happy by NNAMDÏ
  11. Scout by Samia
  12. Where Have All the Flowers Gone? by Deb Never
  13. AZEB by Mereba
  15. Last Year Was Weird, Vol. 3 by Tkay Maidza
  16. MONOPHOBIA by Reality Check
  17. MOTOR FUNCTION by binki
  18. Four° In Winter by Rachel Chinouriri
  19. The Witness by SUUNS
  21. Voyager by Valerie Broussard
  22. Digital Meadow by Dora Jar
  23. An Overview on Phenomenal Nature by Cassandra Jenkins
  24. A Piper for Janet by Cosmo Pyke
  25. Stein $200 by Louis Prince
  26. And Friends by Jae Stephens
  27. Ode by Kwaku Asante
  28. Table for Two by Lucky Daye
  29. See The Hue by Atlantic Canyons
  30. Fragments of a Dying Star by Dispirited Spirits
  31. Masquerade by Darren Criss
AZEB by Mereba

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