Minor feelings are also the emotions we are accused of having when we decide to be difficult — in other words, when we decide to be honest. When minor feelings are finally externalized, they are interpreted as hostile, ungrateful, jealous, depressing, and belligerent, affects ascribed to racialized behavior that whites consider out of line. OurContinue reading “Minor Feelings”
All creation is tribute to the pervasive and benevolent unseen. Theo Parrish
Like so many others, I’ve spent much of the last week sitting with sadness, anger, anxiety, and great discomfort, catalyzed by the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of police. This moment in my country’s history feels both unprecedented yet so familiar. Set against the backdrop of a pandemic that isContinue reading “Say Their Names”
I recorded this mix the day before my 30th birthday. The selections are slightly more contemplative, maybe because I’m nearing a personal milestone, or because of the extended period of social isolation. I hope it can bring you both comfort and release.
I’ve known my friend Gordon for about 20 years. We grew up together in Michigan, learning guitar, pirating dad rock off Limewire, making fires on his back patio, and having band practice while his mom made brownies upstairs. Gordon has an encyclopedic knowledge of music, and I’m a primary beneficiary. Our musical tastes have changedContinue reading “Remote Listening Sessions”
I thought it would be good to have a public space on the internet to write, document projects, ideas, and observations that are unfinished or informal in nature. … Fuck, it’s a blog. It’s 2020, and this is my blog 🤷♂️. Having good documentation of projects is important. But placing things in an online portfolioContinue reading “MySpace”