Hipsters blinded by irony in ‘indie’ lifestyle, trends

The modern hipster is considered “indie” or individual.

This trend stems from indie/underground music scenes and other anti-establishment movements.

The indie music trend has been around for decades but has resurfaced with more girth in this decade.

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Indie super group deliver monstrous debut

Musical collaborations usually turn out one of two ways. Amazing, like anything featuring Kanye West, or dreadful, like anything featuring Akon.

For indie folk super group “Monsters of Folk,” the collaboration turned out wonderfully.

Five years ago, the stars aligned when stunning folk figures, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis of Bright Eyes and M. Ward collaborated for a tour under the banner “An Evening with Conor Oberst, Jim James, and M. Ward” which included an appearance of the PBS program “Austin City Limits.”

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