Hip concert…Austin City Limits Music Festival 2013

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"I want to go to there..." ~ HipsterApproved.net

“I want to go to there…” ~ HipsterApproved.net

Alice In Chains, Band of Horses and Pinback added to the Local Calendar

Hip local News:

Sean Kinney w/some HipsterAlice In Chains is scheduled to perform at The Norva Theater in beautiful downtown Norfolk, Virginia on Sunday May 5th. Tickets are $45 in advance (plus svc charge).

BOHBand of Horses will also be at The Norva Theater on Tue May 27th. Tickets are $27.50 in advance.

ZachPinback will be in downtown Richmond, VA on Saturday March 16th at the Canal Club. Tickets are $18 in advance. (March 16th is also the date of the Ocean View St Patrick’s Day Parade…So…don’t drink and drive.)

Pinback – Information Retrieved out today 10/16/12

Total hipster band Pinback have released their new full-release ‘Information Retrieved‘ today on Temporary Residence Ltd. From what I’ve heard, it sounds great. For some reason I didn’t get a promo copy?

It is available on Amazon.com for just $3.99

Hip Quote…Optiganally Yours – Held

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He tries the local coffee shop ’cause they’re open all night long
But all the cliques and clubs there drive him mad
He watches all the scooter boys and their ugly fringe-chick girls
And prays that a great rain will come again

Rob Crow

Rob Crow – He Thinks He’s People CD review

I was able to listen to this Rob Crow CD while on a road trip recently, so I’m finally able to write a review.

First off, I have to say that this CD is better then 99% of the new music that’s being released today. I love all the stuff Rob Crow is in, and there’s many. There was just something about this CD that I couldn’t put my finger on…

If you listen to the song that’s posted above, Sophistructure, you’ll see that this is a great album. Though I do think that this is the most ‘catchiest’ song (probably because of the bass line). I was thinking that this CD doesn’t have as many catchie ‘hooks’ as Rob’s 2006 CD, Living Well. Listen to the song, If Wade Would Call, and I think you’ll see what I mean–>

I realized that He Thinks He’s People is not a bad album..it’s that Living Well is genius. In the same way that the Pinback releases are. It’s just nearly impossible to top that.

I think from listening to He Thinks He’s People, I missed Zach Smith. Zach is the bass player for Rob Crow’s band, Pinback. But after seeing Pinback perform live, I realized that Zach is one of the BEST bass players EVER, and he does a pretty fair amount of the singing. So Zach’s absence may be a reason I was so hung up on Rob’s He Thinks He’s People release.

Check out these Pinback videos I found on Youtube. Be sure to check out Zach’s bass playing, and how much they both sing.

Here’s a cool video with Rob clean shaven. Rare nowadays! Also notice that they are both playing basses!

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Fucking Hipsters!

Some hipster fan and Rob Crow