Photo by Ebru Yildiz Not long announcing she’d return to Grand Rapids for a headlining show at The Pyramid Scheme, critically acclaimed New York singer-songwriter Mitski took to media to confess her for our fair city, divulged a secret, dream desire to maybe someday move here. “I think it was honestly that every time I’ve gone, the weather’s perfect, which isn’t a reason to move somewhere, it’s certainly made me daydream,” Mitski told Revue. “It also seemed like people my age, and other touring people I know there, were able to have nice homes for themselves in convenient neighborhoods without breaking the bank, which I, as someone who’s out of (New York City), was very envious of.” Born Mitski Miyawaki in Japan, Mitski has long grappled with the elusiveness of belonging. Growing up, her family moved from Japan to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malaysia, China and Turkey, before settling in New York City. Those experiences affect her music to this day, with her latest album, last year’s widely praised Puberty 2, touching on the tension and the inescapable isolation of teenage identity lingering into adulthood. Heralded by Pitchfork, […]