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Taylor Ysteboe

About Taylor Ysteboe

Taylor Ysteboe is a Kentucky-based writer whose work has appeared in Noisey, She Shreds, Paste Magazine, The Hard Times, and more. When she’s not writing, she enjoys reading literary fiction, visiting contemporary art museums, and going to as many concerts as possible.

INTERVIEW: Lilith Journeys to Self-Acceptance – And Calls Out Toxicity – In Safer Off

When Hannah Liuzzo of Boston pop band Lilith is ready to close a chapter of her life, she writes. Perhaps she is closing the chapter on continuing that one toxic friendship. Or, maybe she’s closing the chapter on faking it for the sake of someone else's feelings. “I need to put it in box and [...]

By |2019-08-15T18:19:43-04:00August 15th, 2019|FEATURES, Interviews|

ONLY NOISE: “Pale Blue Eyes” Reminds Me of a Friend I Had But Couldn’t Keep

ONLY NOISE explores music fandom with poignant personal essays that examine the ways we’re shaped by our chosen soundtrack. This week, Taylor Ysteboe tries to reconcile platonic versus romantic love through Lou Reed, whose lyrics spoke to her when her own words failed. Her name was Alexandra, and I thought she was the weirdest person [...]

By |2019-06-24T17:33:06-04:00July 4th, 2019|COLUMNS, Only Noise|

ONLY NOISE: To All the Boys I Loved Before Who Loved Jeff Rosenstock

ONLY NOISE explores music fandom with poignant personal essays that examine the ways we’re shaped by our chosen soundtrack. This week, Taylor Ysteboe connects past and present relationships with the earnest anthems of DIY icon Jeff Rosenstock. On a sticky afternoon in June – the summer after my first semester of college – Aden and [...]

By |2019-03-07T15:45:29-04:00March 7th, 2019|COLUMNS, Only Noise|

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