I also play synth in a lady fronted shoegaze band, but we pointedly don't book shows. It's more like group therapy. We've created a safe space for our drummer to wear leather pants.
Movies- PTA, Noah Baumbach, David Lynch, Jodorowsky, Whit Stillman, Kathryn Bigelow, Miranda July, Roy Andersson -the Last Unicorn. I think, culturally we're in a really weird time where our obsession with zombies has leaked into the kinds of films that can be funded. We keep bringing culture back from the dead, & I'm not sure we're adding much (except Mad Max- that film was perfect.)
Music- Eclectic to say the least. Lots of shoegaze & 70s country. Supporting local bands is a must! Twin Sister, Patsy Cline, Slayer, Angel Olsen, Father John Misty, Courtney Barnett, Mitski, etc..
Food- I think Oyster bar happy hour could be my new religion & yes, I don't have to taste it before realizing it needs some hot sauce.
TV- Everyone says this is the golden age of television, but I'm like, have you seen Daria? Golden age of get real! TV generally makes me feel guilty, but I got to go to a writer's room the last time I was in LA & I'm very jealous of their snack situation. There were palettes of La Croix.
Sketchbook & pen