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2015 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2015

We heard it again and again in 2015: This year in music is so good that any attempt to make sense of it is going…
Stereogum | December 1, 2015 - 8:58 am

Interview

An Interview With Young Phenom Julien Baker

When I spoke to Julien Baker over the phone, she was on her lunch break. Baker, a Junior at Middle Tennessee State University, works in…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 26, 2015 - 12:00 pm

List

Stereogum’s 50 Best New Bands Of 2015

Stereogum's Best New Bands list is back! After taking off last year, today we return with a rundown of the artists that have spent the…
Stereogum | October 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

More Julien Baker stories

Julien Baker Covers “One Of Us” For $50, Says New Album Out In October

Earlier this week, Julien Baker announced an extensive new tour, a move that typically indicates that a fresh album is ready to go, and during…
James Rettig | 12:33 pm

Julien Baker Announces Fall North American Tour Dates

Julien Baker became one of our favorites when she released her 2015 debut, Sprained Ankle, and earlier this year she announced her signing to Matador…
James Rettig | July 17, 2017 - 1:40 pm

The National, Julien Baker, D∆WN, Hot Chip, Nigel Godrich, & More To Play House Shows For Amnesty International

On September 20, 1,000 musicians will perform from the intimate setting of people’s homes in over 60 cities around the world as part of the…
Sadie Bell / Billboard | June 27, 2017 - 5:11 pm

Read Bleached’s Can You Deal? Zine Feat. Liz Phair, Hayley Williams, Tegan Quin, & More

Bleached's recent Can You Deal? EP was released alongside a zine of the same name that features essays, art, and poetry from a stacked list…
James Rettig | April 10, 2017 - 2:57 pm

Julien Baker – “Good News (Piano Version)”

Julien Baker has contributed a heart-wrenching piano version of her Sprained Ankle track "Good News" for the anti-Trump Our First 100 Days project. You can…
James Rettig | March 22, 2017 - 12:24 pm

Julien Baker – “Distant Solar Systems”

Earlier this year, the raw and stunning young singer-songwriter Julien Baker signed with Matador an announced the impending release of a new 7" single. We've…
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2017 - 10:19 am

Watch Ben Gibbard & Julien Baker Play Death Cab For Cutie’s “Photobooth” In Chicago

Julien Baker has covered Death Cab For Cutie's "Photobooth" before, and last night she did so alongside Death Cab's lead singer. Baker is opening for…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2017 - 11:48 am

Dashboard Confessional Cover Julien Baker, Sorority Noise, & The 1975 On Surprise EP

Dashboard Confessional have been posing with Julien Baker and raving about Sorority Noise shows on their official Facebook page, and now the '00s emo veterans…
Peter Helman | January 19, 2017 - 10:37 pm

Julien Baker – “Funeral Pyre”

We named Julien Baker's trembling powerhouse debut Sprained Ankle one of the best albums of 2015, and it seems Matador Records agrees. The storied NYC…
Chris DeVille | January 6, 2017 - 9:28 am

Julien Baker – “Decorated Lawns”

Young Tennessee singer-songwriter Julien Baker broke out in a big way last year with Sprained Ankle, an astonishing collection of spare, absolutely devastating folk songs.
Peter Helman | November 30, 2016 - 11:27 pm

Watch Brand New Cover Julien Baker’s “Sprained Ankle”

Brand New are currently in the middle of a North American tour with the Front Bottoms and Modern Baseball, and at last night's show in…
James Rettig | November 4, 2016 - 2:43 pm

Stream New Elliott Smith Covers By Waxahatchee, Jesu/Sun Kil Moon, & More

Everyone loves Elliott Smith, and that includes other musicians. A whole bunch of indie rock heavy-hitters came together to contribute to the new Elliott Smith…
Peter Helman | October 14, 2016 - 9:13 am

Touché Amoré – “Skyscraper” (Feat. Julien Baker) Video

Next month, the great Los Angeles post-hardcore band Touché Amoré will release Stage Four, an album that frontman Jeremy Bolm wrote about watching his mother…
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2016 - 11:18 am

Touché Amoré – “Skyscraper” (Feat. Julien Baker)

Touché Amoré are revving up to release their latest full-length effort Stage Four in exactly one month. They've already shared excellent singles with "Palm Dreams"
Collin Robinson | August 16, 2016 - 12:20 pm

Watch Julien Baker Cover Bruce Springsteen’s “Badlands”

Julien Baker's impressive rise has been fast and totally deserved. Her debut LP, Sprained Ankle, is one of the most heartbreaking and human albums that…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 12, 2016 - 12:09 pm
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