The Self-Hating Hipster’s Top 50 Albums of 2013

26 Mar

2013 Albums
Two years ago (and change) I compiled a list of  the Top 11 Albums of 2011.  Last year I put together the Top 12 Albums of 2012.  Both articles were compiled of selections culled from lists of approximately 40 albums respectively.  After not publishing an article in six months I decided that those once dedicated SHH readers deserved something much more comprehensive for 2013.  Instead of publishing a predictably titled Self-Hating Hipster’s Top 13 Albums of 2013 three weeks into January of 2014 I would, as I am wont to do, aim way too high and likely disappoint myself–a Top 50!

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The Alchemist’s Heady Topper

21 Aug

Heady Topper

Let me just say that it has been over a year since I did my last beer review.  Have I not been drinking beer?  Of course I’ve been drinking beer.  Have I not sampled Continue reading

Happy 2nd Birthday, SHH!

19 Aug

2nd Birthday

Two years ago today I founded The Self-Hating Hipster with the pie-eyed intent of writing bi-weekly special interest pieces on topics as diverse as craft beer to krautrock.  I will be the first to admit that Continue reading

“Blurred Lines” – Frumpy Cat #3

13 Aug

Robin Thicke

I can’t help but play Robin Thicke’s runaway single “Blurred Lines” (featuring Pharrell Williams and T.I.) at least once every other day.  I must say though that Continue reading

Feckin’ Irish Whiskey

12 Aug

Feckin' Irish WhiskeyI bought this bottle because I thought it was kinda funny and it had interesting packaging. It was one of the cheapest whiskeys that I have tried to date, Continue reading

Kurt Vile & The Violators at the 4Knots Music Festival (6/29/2013)

29 Jul

4 Knots BookletI turned my girlfriend on to Kurt Vile last year when I played “Baby’s Arms” for her (on my stereo…I can’t finger-pick a guitar for shit) from his 2011 Continue reading

Wilco’s 2013 Solid Sound Festival at Mass MoCA (6/22/2013)

17 Jul

2013 Solid Sound Field Guide

I bought tickets for Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival this year on April 19th, exactly ten minutes after my paycheck cleared.  The Solid Sound Festival was a weekend-long event with concerts beginning on Friday June 21st.  Due to Continue reading