I like it when I listen to the 1975 for I am always reminded of my adolescence

Photo by Abbey Steinman By Abbey Steinman The thought of turning 20 has been both the highlight and buzzkill of my year. It’s my last few months being 19, and being this age reminds me that my adolescence is coming to an end. I’m still immature and clumsy. I forget how to do things immediately…… Continue reading I like it when I listen to the 1975 for I am always reminded of my adolescence

First Love Isn’t Exhilarating, It’s Spine-Chilling

Line By Line Song Analysis of “First Love/ Late Spring” by Mitski off of her 2014 album, Bury Me At Makeout Creek Photo by Abbey Steinman By Abbey Steinman “First Love/ Late Spring” by Mitski is exactly what it sounds like. It captures what it’s like to fall in love for the first time. This…… Continue reading First Love Isn’t Exhilarating, It’s Spine-Chilling

The Nostalgia Playlist

For this month’s playlist, Kindergarten contributors handpicked songs that make them feel the most nostalgic, ranging from childhood favorites to middle school anthems. Turn the volume up and travel through time with us! Listen to the playlist here Charlotte Turner “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)” by Arcade Fire There are many songs I love that…… Continue reading The Nostalgia Playlist

Nostalgia Mix

Photo by Francesca Bernardino By Francesca Bernardino High school was rap and R&B and bedroom pop; the summers between these school years are immortalized in radio-friendly indie (think “Electric Feel” by MGMT or any Phoenix song ever), and middle school was the infamous Arctic Monkeys slash Lana Del Rey slash The 1975 era. Every major…… Continue reading Nostalgia Mix

She Doesn’t Smoke Anymore, But She’s Not Smoking Any Less

Song Analysis/Commentary of “I Don’t Smoke” by Mitski Photo by Abbey Steinman By Abbey Steinman Track No. 5, “I Don’t Smoke,” off of Mitski’s 2014 album, “Bury Me At Makeout Creek” is the definition of a guilty pleasure song. It’s the song I blast on my speakers as I cruise the freeway at night with…… Continue reading She Doesn’t Smoke Anymore, But She’s Not Smoking Any Less

The Soulmates Playlist

Our third issue, Soulmates, is centered around love. In the spirit of soulmates and Valentine’s Day, Kindergarten contributors made a Spotify playlist of their most listened to love songs, most of which we’ve cried to. Whether you love or hate love songs, we’ve got you covered with recommendations. Listen to the playlist here Abbey Steinman…… Continue reading The Soulmates Playlist

Most Anticipated Of 2021

Photo by Kleigh Balugo After a turbulent 2020, 2021 brought many hopes that this year will be better than the last. While there are obvious things to hope for such as recovery from COVID-19 and an improved presidency, here Kindergarten Mag contributors are presenting what we are most anticipating from pop culture in 2021. While…… Continue reading Most Anticipated Of 2021

The Resolution Playlist

Photo by Kleigh Balugo In honor of our second issue, Resolution, Kindergarten contributors compiled their most loved songs in to a single Spotify playlist. Covering a wide range of different genres, artists, and time periods, this is what Resolution sounds like to us. Listen to the playlist here Alyanna Moralda “Everything Is Everything” by Ms.…… Continue reading The Resolution Playlist