Mija tapped her favorite collaborator Ryan Forever to produce two delicious new goodies in the form of a juicy remix and a classic, androgynous turtleneck. Ryan’s so-called “Squeeze” remix of “Dead Flowers & Cigarettes” is techy and buoyant, bubbling up from the dark recesses of its origins into wild, hypnotic reverie driven by a protracted, tribal beat.
As for the turtleneck, modeled above by its designer who is also Ryan Forever, it’s a reflection of the idea of androgyny further refined by his interpretation. In a statement release with the garment he said, “Perhaps, [the] androgynous mind is resonant and porous; [it] transmits emotion without impediment; [it] is naturally creative, incandescent and undivided. It’s easy to get caught up in the word, the definitions, because it’s hard to quantify the human experience. I thought it would be an interesting mashup to take the concept of androgyny, which I see as a colorful wave of possibilities, and put it as a label on a stark black turtleneck; the garment doesn’t speak for you, but your own personality has to fill in the void.”
As Amber AKA Mija further explained, “I’ve always said to people that I think my brain is