Confused about which artists are hip and which are not? The good folks at Pricenomic.com have come up with some statistical analysis that purports to solve this age-old dilemma. By plotting an artist’s Pitchfork score (the hipster side of the equation) against the artist’s Facebook shares (the mainstream side), they’ve come up with the the Hipster Music Index.
Sorry, My Bloody Valentine Daft Punk, Arcade Fire and Kanye. The hipsters have abandoned you.