Tag Archives: Teen Dream

Record Store Day 2013

20 Apr

Record Store Day 2013

Photo by Nicki Bertsch

April 20th is a day that is (in)famous for a number of reasons.  It’s Hitler’s birthday.  It’s the anniversary date of the Columbine school shooting.  Pot-smokers celebrate 4/20 by getting rather ripped.  Today the nation celebrated the capture of the Chechnyan bomber who had terrorized Boston, MA since Monday.  And, on a sunnier note, April 20th, 2013 marked the sixth annual Record Store Day, a day of frivolous spending for audiophiles. Continue reading

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The Self-Hating Hipster’s Top 12 Albums of 2012

24 Jan

2012 Albums

Year-end articles always seem rather arbitrary and questionably pointless, but one thing is for certain…this year-end article is late.  It’s already the fourth week of January 2013!  To make the list even more arbitrary I decided to do the Top 12 of 2012 (I did the Top 11 of 2011 last year) and you can expect the Top 52 Tracks of 2012 soon.  I refuse to make honorable mentions as that defeats the purpose.  I hope that you deem this article worthy of reading despite its tardy release. Continue reading