Tag Archives: Julien Baker

Mission Creek Festival 2018 lineup (Carrie Brownstein, Built to Spill, Julien Baker, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The music, literature, and more festival also includes Wye Oak, Margaret Glaspy, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Algiers, Jamila Woods, and much more.

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The FADER’s 101 top songs of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As usual, the list is heavy on rap and R&B, but there’s some other stuff in there too, like Phoebe Bridgers at #2!

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for November 1, 2017

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For our first SiriusXMU Blog Radio show of November, we played a bunch of brand new songs from the likes of US Girls, Fever Ray, Protomartyr, King Krule, Bjork, Julien Baker and more, plus songs ripped from BV headlines (Nick Cave, Sonic Youth, Chance the Rapper, Mazzy Star, and more)…

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Julien Baker and friends create a contemplative community at Union Transfer

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Julien Baker and friends create a contemplative community at Union Transfer

Petal | Photo by Ellen Miller for WXPN | ellencm.com

There’s a word that’s often used to describe Julien Baker‘s music: devastating. I think I’ve seen it in almost every review and feature surrounding the release of Baker’s new album Turn Out the Lights; I think I’ve even used it myself. And it’s true, listening to Baker’s songs sometimes verges on painful — but in the most achingly beautiful way. From the Tennessee songwriter’s 2015 debut Sprained Ankle to the just-released Turn Out the Lights, Baker’s music is quiet but powerful, sparse but resonant, and sad in a way that makes ...

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Julien Baker celebrated ‘Turn Out the Lights’ at Town Hall (pics/video/review)

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Julien Baker played her biggest NYC show yet at Town Hall with Half Waif and Petal to celebrate the release of ‘Turn Out the Lights.’ on Friday (10/27). The next morning, she stopped by “CBS This Morning” to make her network televsion debut.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Julien Baker at Union Transfer, Latin Roots Live at World Cafe Live, Caroline Rose at Johnny Brenda’s, and more

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Julien Baker at Union Transfer, Latin Roots Live at World Cafe Live, Caroline Rose at Johnny Brenda’s, and more

Julien Baker | photo by Nolan Knight | courtesy of the artist

The day is finally here, folks. It’s time to cry our eyes out to Julien Baker at Union Transfer. The Tennessee songwriter released her second LP Turn Out The Lights a few days ago, and if you haven’t had it’s stunningly sad songs on repeat, you’re missing out. Baker has enlisted an incredibly talent-filled lineup of supporting acts for this tour; you’ll want to arrive early to catch Half Waif and Petal. Watch the video for “Appointments” below, and find tickets and more information on the XPN Concert Calendar ...

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (10/27)

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This week’s Notable Releases include Julien Baker’s first for Matador, Fever Ray’s surprise return, Common Holly’s promising debut, and more.

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Common Holly touring with The Hotelier, then Fazerdaze; LP out this week

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Montreal’s Common Holly makes personal, delicate songs, mostly based around a clean electric guitar or an acoustic guitar, except for “Lullaby,” which features the Polaris Prize-nominated Jean-Michel Blais on piano. Her songs fall somewhere between folk and jazz-pop…

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Julien Baker playing Rough Trade and doing Q&A after Town Hall show

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Julien Baker is finally releasing her highly anticipated sophomore album and first for Matador, Turn Out the Lights, this Friday. Her tour with Half Waif includes a big NYC show at Town Hall and she’s got a much smaller one a few days later…

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Pedro the Lion opening for Third Eye Blind on New Year’s Eve

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Pedro the Lion are finally reuniting. After six headlining shows with Advance Base, they’ll open for Third Eye Blind on New Year’s Eve in Santa Ana…

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for October 11, 2017

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Lots of brand new music on this week’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU, including songs from St. Vincent, Belle & Sebastian, Django Django, No Age, Prettiest Eyes, tUnE-yArDs, Sleigh Bells and more.

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Watch Julien Baker’s new video for “Turn Out The Lights” ahead of her Union Transfer show

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Watch Julien Baker’s new video for “Turn Out The Lights” ahead of her Union Transfer show

Julien Baker | courtesy of the artist

Julien Baker‘s lead single “Appointments” from her upcoming sophomore LP Turn Out The Lights has been giving us chills for the last two months. The album — a highly-anticipated follow-up to 2015’s Sprained Ankle — is out in just over two weeks, and we’ve been anxiously awaiting another murmur from Baker camp. Today, it’s finally arrived in the form of title track “Turn Out The Lights” and a beautiful video to go along with it.

Baker has the remarkable ability to create vulnerable, heart wrenching songs that are comforting and devastating at the same time, ...

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Newsflash!: Win Tickets to Julien Baker @ 9:30 Club, 10/17/17

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Newsflash!: Win Tickets to Julien Baker @ 9:30 Club, 10/17/17

You love going to shows. I love giving you tickets to shows. It’s a match made in heaven. Read on for how you can win some tickets.

I’ve been going to shows at the legendary 9:30 Club since I was a teenager, and have seen some of the best of the best grace that venerable stage. It is a pleasure to be offering a pair of tickets to the following upcoming 9:30/IMP show.

With possibly one of the most heartbreakingly beautiful voices around, it’s a truly touching and feel good thing to see Julien Baker return to DC as a 9:30 Club headliner. ...

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Paramore, Tigers Jaw & Julien Baker celebrate release of Phoebe Bridgers LP

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Phoebe Bridgers just released her debut album Stranger In The Alps on Dead Oceans (which we’re loving), and it boasts some high-profile guests like Conor Oberst, John Doe, and former Bon Iver member Rob Moose. Those aren’t the only notable musicians showing love to Phoebe’s album…

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Half Waif playing Brooklyn show before Julien Baker tour

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Half Waif (the art pop band fronted by Nandi Rose Plunkett, whose members also play in Pinegrove) released a great new EP earlier this year, and they’ll be joining Julien Baker on her North American tour this fall as an opener…

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17 anticipated indie rock albums of fall 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A lot of the albums we had been anticipating for this year have since come out, and here’s 17 more dropping this fall that we can’t wait to hear.

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Just Announced: Julien Baker to perform at Union Transfer with Half Waif in October

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Just Announced: Julien Baker to perform at Union Transfer with Half Waif in October

Julien Baker | photo by Jake Cunningham | courtesy of the artist

The first time I heard Julien Baker was just about a year ago, and by a happy chance it was at the perfect combination of a live show in a small venue when she toured with British dark folk trio Daughter last summer – I’ve been a fan ever since. The Memphis singer-songwriter brings her voice and guitar on stage and leaves her entire soul, baring all and sparing nothing throughout the set that is both so wrenchingly personal and relatable at the same time.

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Julien Baker opening for Paramore

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Matador signee Julien Baker continues to open for some seriously impressive acts. She recently toured with The Decemberists, whose Travelers Rest festival she plays in August, and her upcoming tour dates also include a Toronto show with Belle and Sebastian

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Lizzo played Webster Hall with Brooke Candy (pics), playing Nashville Pride

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Lizzo’s tour with Brooke Candy stopped at Webster Hall on 6/15. Her upcoming dates include Nashville TN’s Pride Festival, alongside artists like Julien Baker, Big Freedia, and Ezra Furman.

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The Decemberists began their 3-night run at Brooklyn Steel with Julien Baker (pics, videos, setlist)

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The Decemberists played the first of three show at Brooklyn Steel last night (4/17), the end of their tour with Julien Baker for the 10th anniversary of The Crane Wife (and part of the stacked lineup of shows scheduled for Brooklyn Steel’s first month.

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The Decemberists played New Haven before this week’s Brooklyn Steel run (pics/setlist)

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The Decemberists and Julien Baker’s tour wraps up with the three Brooklyn Steel shows.

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Best Weekend Ever: Coast Modern, The Decemberists, Ecstatic Vision

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Featured photo by Maeghan Donohue

 

It’s going to be a beautiful, spring weekend! Whether or not you celebrate Easter, there are many activities and shows this weekend to check out!

Best Weekend Ever: Coast Modern, The Decemberists, Ecstatic Vision

 

Thursday 4/13:

West coast duo Coast Modern is coming to the Foundry for Alt Nation’s Advanced Placement Tour. The tour’s Philly stop also includes 888 and Sundara Karma. Tickets are available here.

 

Hip hop/indie rock band Why? is hitting the stage of Union Transfer with Eskimeaux as the opening act. Why? released their fifth studio album Moh Lhean through Joyful Noise Recordings on March 3rd ...

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