Cam things so. Check out what he has to say at Completely Ignored:
Bold statement: Now more than ever, music lovers can own and access a wide range of music, cool or otherwise, without much impact on their beloved street cred. No more “guilty pleasures." Just “pleasures."
Two early 2000s innovations forever changed the type(s) of music that hipsters and other insects would admit to owning and/or enjoying.
The first innovation was the mash-up. A modern take on the decidedly non-modern efforts of Steinski, Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers, M|A|R|R|S andthe Timelords/JAMMs/KLF, the mash-up soon became a staple of tinny MP3s and trying-to-hard dance parties across the land.
The second innovation was the iPod.