When I first downloaded Willow and began listening to it, I knew I wasn’t ready yet. I first heard Sloppy Jane because their song “Bark Like A God” was on a Halloween playlist on spotify, and I was absolutely obsessed with it. But that song taken out of context of…

I… don’t even know how to begin this one. This whole project started as an attempt to impress Phoebe Bridgers, though it’s ending as something else entirely. I wrote a whole long thing about how my unhealthy obsession with Phoebe Bridgers was over, how it was never about her in…

I remember downloading Mannequin Pussy’s 2016 album Romantic, and my boyfriend expressed surprise that I was getting into them. Fast forward a few months and he comes to me playing ‘Drunk II’ off their newest album Patience. This is a common theme in our relationship where I’ll show him music…

All the words I can come up with to describe Sidney Gish fall flat. “Quirky,” “Funny,” “Smart,” “Weird,” none of these are correct but all of them are true. Every time I’ve seen her in person or spoken to her at the merch table, I’m surprised by how awkward she…

I just spent like an hour writing 1,100 words about my obsessions with the intent on posting it on this blog, but honestly, I don’t know if I’m up for that. My relationship to the things/people I obsess over are fraught, and I haven’t really figured out what the newest…

I think my love for Ratboys snuck up on me. The first time I listened, I enjoyed it but wasn’t immediately drawn in the way I can be with other artists. Often when I love a band at first listen, I’ll sit listening to their music with their lyrics in…

Jenna Sylvester

non-binary writer and gardener. I'm stressed out.

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