Emily Becker (Mrs. Tansy Maude Peregrine) is a music writer for the Donnybrook Writing Academy, VenusZine, and Trouser Press. She was born to Midwestern record store owners in the ‘70s. She holds a B.A. in English from Yale, and an autographed copy of Lou Reed’s Between Thought and Expression. She currently lives in an anonymous subdivision with her husband, two children, and a hard drive full of mp3s. She has probably made you a mixtape.