Forgive me, but I don’t think we’ve been properly introduced. Although, that’s mostly on me because I’ve made all of you up in my mind. Oops.
IN A WORLD OF MY IMAGINATION
For over a month now, I’ve been coming to terms with the fact that I’ve been engaging with people who I don’t really know.
In fact, I didn’t even create Moods & Mixtapes with a certain face, personality type, or age-group in mind. Our presence on this site is the only common thread. Something along the lines of how Michael Warner puts it in “Publics and Counterpublics”, it’s a “kind of public that comes into being only in relation to texts and their circulation”.
That being said, I hope you’ve been enjoying your stay so far!
WE’RE JUST FRIENDS
Now that I’ve been able to sit on it for a while, I’d like to think that my audience is simply a group of people that I’m comfortable being around. The kind of people who I can share my (mostly) unfiltered thoughts with, drop a dry joke with, and lounge around in my sweatpants with.
The kind of people that I wanna drive around town with, with the windows down, and my phone connected to the car speakers. (Let the head bopping and the stream of screamed lyrics begin!)
And as a result of this I-feel-like-we-know-each-other-but-actually-don’t situation we’ve got going, I have never felt pressured to put out particular content to meet the expectations of my audience. At the end of the day, I just want to be proud of this space that I’ve made and the content that I’m creating through it.
So to that, I say, thanks for being here!