Lockdown Nostalgia and Digicore

Your daily dispatch of youth culture

The windows are wide open, the sun is shining, and, according to the media (and my neighborhood), midriff season has arrived.

THE NORTH FACE EXPECTS TOP MATERIALS USED TO BE RECYCLED, REGENERATIVE OR RENEWABLE BY 2025
This announcement comes ahead of Earth Day, and Gen Z is paying attention. hypebeast

HOW DO LONDON’S TEENAGE GIRLS SEE THE FUTURE OF THE CITY?
”I think, as a girl, I’m gonna miss my personal space not being invaded by weird men. And I think a lot of girls are gonna miss that. That’s the one benefit of lockdown, it’s sad that it’s taken a pandemic for that to happen.” dazed

TEACHERS ON REDDIT REVEAL THE NEW GEN Z SCHOOL CLIQUES
From “wannabe influencers” to “anime kids.” yahoo

DIGICORE CAPTURES THE ANGST OF COMING OF AGE DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC
“We’re all digital kids who met each other on the internet and so make music that sounds like shit we found on the internet… that’s why ‘digicore’ is so perfect for us.” i-d

HOW SLOWED + REVERB BECAME THE SOUNDTRACK TO GEN Z LOCKDOWN
Decidedly chiller than digicore, listening to these clips while reading this article lowered my blood pressure more effectively than meditation. clash