If you are music obsessed, like me, and have a certain liking for alternative music then this article is definitely for you. Here are 20 songs I personally can not get enough of these days. Some are new hits from a few bands I love, some have been around for a while, and others are just so rad that I had to throw them in there! So sit yourself down, make yourself a cup of tea, and listen to these stellar tunes. Also, these are in no specific order.
A motley crew of alternative artists and band songs that you have to hear, right now
Since the mids, the word hipster has invaded the lexicon of pop culture and has become a term, for better or worse, synonymous with things either A cool B ironic C ironically cool. Hipsters enjoy their own culture that is decidedly not mainstream. There are hipster brands , hipster movies, hipster jobs , hipster restaurants and, of course, hipster bands who are making some of the best indie songs of People generally get the terms indie and hipster confused, but for the sake of this list, we're going to call bands who are primarily indie, hipster. This list includes bands that are signed to major labels as well, but the criteria is that they're beloved, enjoyed, and respected by hipsters as well. While the general public raised its collective eyebrows when the latter two were announced as Grammy winners, hipsters rejoiced, as these two bands symbolized the ultra cool's rise to power and their taste in all things good reaffirmed.
49. King Krule – Out Getting Ribs
Music evolves and keeps pushing forward its not a static thing. He creates feelings that you never thought could be felt at the same time, beautiful grime is about the best way you can describe it. Mac DeMarco has slowly built himself into a household name, not by luck, but by blue-collar hard work, and would you expect anything less from a Canadian? DeMarco has also become known for his fun natured live show where the singer-songwriter chugs beers, smokes cigarettes and walks around shirtless in full dad bod glory. This goofy but sweet-natured tune that has spawned the unlikeliest of indie heroes, but the one we need. A community of Aussies making amazing psyche rock for the masses and loving every second they get to live out their dreams. Instead, we find a beautifully laid out composition that features subject matter that somewhat juxtaposes its instrumental accompaniment. The singing is weird, the lyrics even weirder, and the musical compositions not exactly arranged in standard A B A format.
And, it also spans across multiple genres. These bands and artists may be off the beaten path in comparison to mainstream pop. Read on, as we break down some seminal artists and albums that have helped to define hipster culture. From the indie-rock stylings of Neutral Milk Hotel and Modest Mouse to the amorphous hip hop of Childish Gambino, here are some of the most notable examples of hipster music.