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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

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

More Julien Baker stories

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

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

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
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