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Old 05-22-2011, 03:47 PM
 
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Okay maybe im wrong and your not racist, neither am I, but it was sure sterotypical.

Although I might add that i'm kinda confused with your words, you say latin and hipsters can't be mentioned in the same breath and the only thing latin in hipster culture would be if a hipster is eating a breakfeast taco. You then contradict yourself and say im not saying there are not latin hipsters. hmm! Okie dokie! We all reply without thinking sometimes, your forgiven.
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Old 05-22-2011, 03:52 PM
 
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Places like Miami, San Antonio, Dallas and Houston, have more of a different breed of cool, it's a mixture of urban chic sophisticated, with a strong latin international vibe rather than the quriky hodge-podge hipster scene, both cool, take your pick.

For San Antonio the neighborhoods of; Lavaca, Soflo, Blue Star and King William form the district of Southtown, and would best describe of what is Hipster in this city!
Southtown San Antonio
I can see where you're coming from and yes San Antonio is cool in its ways. But its very far from being a hipster haven. If anything, hipsters can be quite pretentious to the point that their opinions of San Antonio can offend you dramatically, as I myself have encountered.

As I've said, I agree about your statements of being a "urban chic sophisticated" city, but by no means is that mutually inclusive to hipsters. I have never seen or witnessed a single shred or iota of the hipsters being referred on this thread in San Antonio. Take it from someone who has family there and has lived in Austin for 12.5 years. San Antonio is probably the least "hipsterish" city of Texas. Even El Paso has more hipsters than San Antonio to be quite honest.
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Old 05-22-2011, 04:05 PM
 
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Hah, never said it was a hipster haven, said it has some neigborhoods that fit the part. El paso more hipster than SA, you gotta be off your rocker a bit on that one.

To be honest as far as the heterogeneous mixture that creates a hipster style, I see people dress the part all over SA and not just in one corner of the city.


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Old 05-22-2011, 04:05 PM
 
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Okay maybe im wrong and your not racist, neither am I, but it was sure sterotypical.

Although I might add that i'm kinda confused with your words, you say latin and hipsters can't be mentioned in the same breath and the only thing latin in hipster culture would be if a hipster is eating a breakfeast taco. You then contradict yourself and say im not saying there are not latin hipsters. hmm! Okie dokie! We all reply without thinking sometimes, your forgiven.
I think the both of you got a little lost in translation there. I think what the other person is saying is vice versa. I assume that person does not consider "hipster" necessarily as "cool". So it wasn't to say that latins are not cool, they're just not "hipsters" per se. I can agree with that, depending by how you define hipster. Hipster is one of those nebulous definitions and everybody has their opinions of it. But today its mostly comprised of rich white pretentious kids wearing skinny jeans, flannel shirts and geeky glasses. But hip can also be anything else.... for this thread, I'm thinking their referring of the types I'm describing.
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Old 05-22-2011, 04:15 PM
 
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Hah, never said it was a hipster haven, said it has some neigborhoods that fit the part.
I know. I understood what you were saying. I was just making some clarifications in case some people assumed otherwise, cause this thread is about hipster haven.
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El paso more hipster than SA, you gotta be off your rocker a bit on that one.
The Mars Volta came out of El Paso. They started off as At the Drive-In. You see plenty of kids being influenced by these guys in El Paso. Mostly all of them dress like this.

http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/_/...Mars+Volta.jpg

Plenty of people who live in Austin are from El Paso. El Paso also has UTEP so there are plenty of young kids there. There are plenty of artists in El Paso, although there certainly are more in San Antonio. Truth is, you'll see a higher concentration of this "counter-culture" in El Paso than there is in San Antonio.

I have family in both cities and have visited both cities a lot. I know what I am talking about.

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To be honest as far as the heterogeneous mixture that creates a hipster style, I see people dress the part all over SA and not just in one corner of the city.
I have never seen that... there are more skaters and metal heads than they are hipsters. Maybe you're confusing the two because San Antonio is NOT in essence a place where you will see actual hipsters.
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Old 05-22-2011, 04:23 PM
 
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And a lot of El Pasians flock to SA as well. Maybe you mistaken the same for the EP crowd just the same. Oh well it is what it is.
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Old 05-22-2011, 04:27 PM
 
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And a lot of El Pasians flock to SA as well. Maybe you mistaken the same for the EP crowd just the same. Oh well it is what it is.
Ok, fair enough. But are they the hipsterish crowd that I am referring to? My friend, San Antonio is not a hipster town. That is all.
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Old 05-22-2011, 04:31 PM
 
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I know. I understood what you were saying. I was just making some clarifications in case some people assumed otherwise, cause this thread is about hipster haven. The Mars Volta came out of El Paso. They started off as At the Drive-In. You see plenty of kids being influenced by these guys in El Paso. Mostly all of them dress like this.

http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/_/...Mars+Volta.jpg

Plenty of people who live in Austin are from El Paso. El Paso also has UTEP so there are plenty of young kids there. There are plenty of artists in El Paso, although there certainly are more in San Antonio. Truth is, you'll see a higher concentration of this "counter-culture" in El Paso than there is in San Antonio.

I have family in both cities and have visited both cities a lot. I know what I am talking about.


I have never seen that... there are more skaters and metal heads than they are hipsters. Maybe you're confusing the two because San Antonio is NOT in essence a place where you will see actual hipsters.


hehe, jeans and t-shirt type of guy and a t-shirt and jeans type a guy add a jacket. what will they think of next?....hehe....im just messing with u.
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Old 05-22-2011, 04:40 PM
 
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hehe, jeans and t-shirt type of guy and a t-shirt and jeans type a guy add a jacket, what will they think of next....hehe....im just messing with u.
then there's the tattoos, the glasses, the scruffy look... yadda yadda. i've rarely seen that culture in San Antonio. Mind you, a big part of this "trend" is the musicians and artists that come along with it. Coincidentally, San Antonio has an almost non-existent indy music scene. El Paso does however, as well as every other hipster haven city. Athens, Georgia (lookup Deerhunter, Atlas Sound or The Black Lips) San Francisco (lookup Thee Oh Sees) Austin (lookup White Denim, Spoon) El Pas (The Mars Volta) San Antonio (ehhh ????)
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Old 05-22-2011, 05:01 PM
 
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Almost non exsistent? I'm starting to question any connection to S.A.

San Antonio's well known indie group Girl in a Coma.



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