Since the mid-2000s, 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.

The top 50 ranked hipster artists are:  Arcade Fire, Artic Monkeys, The Black Keys, The Strokes, The Beatles, Foster the People, Modest Mouse, Radiohead, Neutra Milk Hotel, Wilco, Bon Iver, Franz Ferdinand, The Shins, Coldplay, Nirvana, The Decemberists, Belle & Sebastian, Vampire Weekend, The Postal Service, The Smiths, The Killers, Grizzly Bear, Daft Punk, Mumford & Sons, Two Door Cinema Club, Cage the Elephant, MGMT, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Best Coast, The Neighbourhood, The 1975, Phoenix, Fleet Foxes, Neon Indian, Bright Eyes, Awolnation, Tame Impala, Iron & Wine, Cold War Kids, Foals, LCD Soundsystem, The Clash, Atlas Genius, The Naked and Famous, Animal Collective, Alt-J, Bastille, Passion Pit and Fitz and The Tantrums.

The lists below are from one our clients play lists.

Here is a list of Hipster cocktail hour songs.  This list contains popular artists such as Edward Sharpe, Ray LaMontagne, Mumford & Sons and many others.

Here is a list of Hipster dinner songs.  This list features, Bright Eyes, The Lumineers, Donavon Frankenreiter and many others.

Here is a list of Hipster pre-ceremony songs.  This list features Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe, Black Keys and a few others.