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Hope Is A Good Word: Julien Baker Finds Lights In The Darkness

One sunny afternoon in Charlottesville, the singer-songwriter Julien Baker is excitedly chatting about her guitar pedals when a local homeless man walks up and asks…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2017 - 11:28 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Julien Baker Turn Out The Lights

There's a part in "Turn Out The Lights," the title track from Julien Baker's second album, that I wish I could grind into dust, dissolve…
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2017 - 11:56 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's Friday The 13th in October and you know what that means: spooky shit coming your way! Read our spooky premature evaluation of Beck's bad
Stereogum | October 13, 2017 - 5:56 pm

More Julien Baker stories

Watch Julien Baker Sing “Good News” With Half Waif & Petal In NYC

On Friday, Julien Baker released her absolutely astonishing new album Turn Out The Lights. And on Friday night, she headlined her biggest-ever New York show…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2017 - 10:20 am

Watch Julien Baker Perform Three Songs On CBS This Morning

Julien Baker just released her beautiful new album Turn Out The Lights, and the singer-songwriter celebrated by bringing a few of the LP's songs to…
Peter Helman | October 28, 2017 - 11:03 am

Stream Julien Baker Turn Out The Lights

Today, the young Memphis singer-songwriter Julien Baker follows up her astonishing 2015 debut album Sprained Ankle with something even better. Baker's new album Turn Out
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2017 - 10:07 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Julien Baker Turn Out The Lights

There's a part in "Turn Out The Lights," the title track from Julien Baker's second album, that I wish I could grind into dust, dissolve…
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2017 - 11:56 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We are getting deep into the Halloween season, and yet the Halloween music-video season has not yet really begun. Typically, the two weeks before Halloween…
Tom Breihan | October 13, 2017 - 12:32 pm

Julien Baker – “Turn Out The Lights” Video

How does Julien Baker do it? She should only be able to return to the same songwriting archetype so many times before the effect wears…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2017 - 10:00 am

Hear Julien Baker Debut “Hurt Less” On A Prairie Home Companion

Julien Baker's sophomore full-length Turn Out The Lights is arriving at the end of the month, and yesterday, she was the latest guest on Chris…
Peter Helman | October 8, 2017 - 1:19 pm

List

74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

Stream Frightened Rabbit’s Recorded Songs EP Feat. Julien Baker

While Frightened Rabbit specialize in an anthemic form of indie-rock sadness and Julien Baker plays spare, sad folk music, both are exceptionally good at capturing…
Peter Helman | September 14, 2017 - 11:09 pm

Julien Baker – “Appointments” Video

Last month, Julien Baker shared "Appointments," the first single from her sophomore album Turn Out The Lights, and today she's unveiled a video to go…
James Rettig | September 14, 2017 - 10:06 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Did you hear the news? Gordi and Queens Of The Stone Age made an album together! What a wonderful, totally unexpected surprise. Speaking of surprises:…
Stereogum | August 18, 2017 - 4:16 pm

Julien Baker – “Appointments”

Last month, Julien Baker announced a long string of tour dates in support of her then-unannounced sophomore album, and today she's officially revealed the details…
James Rettig | August 17, 2017 - 8:56 am

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 | July 20, 2017 - 12:33 pm
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