I divide my time between Liverpool and East London now, so from what I've observed over the last couple of years:
Most of the younger, really style conscious hipsters have gravitated towards 3 things: Wavy/streetwear styles, the 90s and sportswear in general. The sharpest looking guy I've seen...
I initially dismissed some of these ideas as fedora-wearing, tech-nerd fantasy. But now Nick Land seems...
ambient 4: nick land
cock and ball torture
emerson lake and palmer
hawaiian shirt day
nick land sea and air
southern death cult
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Hey guys, thought I'd return to spam you with some ebay listings.
Friend of mine is selling his record collection, most of them hardly even played so I said I'd help him out by harassing you to purchase them. The two I suppose you lot would be interested in are the "Roots of Dubstep" double...
I don't think he's specifically trying to look like a gypsy, just a generic old timey 30s guy, which is OK because apparently his granddad was one. It is a pretty lame scene though, almost as bad as steampunk.
If it's any consolation, in that interview with K-Punk, Gartside seems genuinely heart-brokenly ashamed of the pop-era Scritti. Which Is a shame, I think. He kind of constructed a (yuppie/intellectual/pop star) persona himself, didn't he?
It's cool when people really get into something like...
Yeah... 'til I read this, pure fiy-ah:
Honestly, if the left had guys like this then "we" wouldn't be pissing and moaning about the aftermath of 30 years of neo-liberalism. Surrender to the void!