Elise Okusami of the band Oceanator started playing guitar and listening to Green Day pretty young at nine years old, and her first band wasn't long after that. On this episode of DYR, she tells the story of attending an Against Me! show and finding the musical community that really inspired her to dream big about her own musical career. She gives some advice to her younger self about living as an anxious person. Elise recommends listeners check out two organizations: the Black Trans Travel Fund and Crown Heights Mutual Aid. For more about Dear Young Rocker, visit dearyoungrocker.com, follow DYR on instagram @dearyoungrocker and go to doubleelvis.com for merch and more great podcasts.
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