scenester

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scene +‎ -ster (agent, person)

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scenester (plural scenesters)

  1. (music) A non-musician who is active in a particular musical scene, especially one whose involvement carries social status.
    • 1986, January 5, “Cary Darling”, in Australian Rock: Boiling from Down Under[1]:
      One of those nights was recorded and, with production by local scenester Chris D., is now seeing the light of day.
    • 2014, Dirk Wittenborn, ‎Jazz Johnson, The Social Climber's Bible:
      Their job is to deny entry to those who don't belong, the wannabe scenester as opposed to the real scenester.
    • 2019, Stefano Barone, Metal, Rap, and Electro in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia: A Fragile Underground, →ISBN:
      Some scenesters told me of their manic daily life, made of entire days and nights spent without any sleep or food, focusing on the music until exhaustion.

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