no. 18 — Bury Me At Makeout Creek by Mitski

What is there to say about Mitski that isn’t already in the hearts and minds of her listeners? She’s a fucking genius. I feel like she’s a goddess, and I’m sorry for literally deifying her but how can you not?? Especially now that she’s disappeared off the internet, it feels like she swooped into the world, shook it up with her music, and then dissipated into the clouds, leaving us to try and process it alone.

I was introduced to Mitski’s music by my friends Morgan and Ryan. I distinctly remember them saying, “if you want to cry you should definitely…