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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

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

9 Memorable Moments From Primavera Sound 2016 Thursday

The first thing you need to know about Primavera Sound, besides its incredible lineup and the many schedule conflicts that produces, is that it goes…
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2016 - 9:46 am

Watch Julien Baker Cover Death Cab For Cutie’s “Photobooth”

Julien Baker is the latest artist to participate in The A.V. Club's Undercover series, and she chose to cover Death Cab For Cutie's "Photobooth," off…
James Rettig | May 31, 2016 - 1:30 pm

Watch Julien Baker Cover Jawbreaker’s “Accident Prone”

Last year, the young Tennessee singer-songwriter Julien Baker ripped our collective heart out with Sprained Ankle, her debut album. She's been touring hard behind it,…
Tom Breihan | May 25, 2016 - 3:16 pm

Watch Julien Baker Sing “Good News” With Sharon Van Etten In NYC

Last year, Julien Baker, a ferociously gifted young singer and songwriter from Tennessee, released an absolutely devastating debut album called Sprained Ankle. She's been touring…
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2016 - 12:06 pm

Julien Baker – “Ballad Of Big Nothing” (Elliott Smith Cover)

Later this year, the Elliott Smith tribute album Say Yes! will be released. It'll feature covers from Waxahatchee, Jesu/Sun Kil Moon, J. Mascis, Lou Barlow,…
James Rettig | April 4, 2016 - 10:21 am

Stream Cameron Boucher Some Covers

Sorority Noise's Cameron Boucher has released a collection of cover songs called Some Covers. Most of these are home-recorded affairs and bare-bones voice memos, but…
James Rettig | March 8, 2016 - 11:22 am
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