Julien Baker

Memphis, Tennessee’s Julien Baker released her sophomore record, Turn Out The Lights, via Matador Records in 2017. Follow her on Twitter here and Instagram here.

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Talks

Katie Malco Reflects Mercifully on the Past

By Julien Baker | August 11, 2020

Katie Malco Reflects Mercifully on the Past

Julien Baker talks the “brutal candor” of Failures.

Everybody’s Looking for God

By Julien Baker | December 14, 2018

Everybody’s Looking for God

A conversation with Matt Berninger (The National), Julien Baker, and Stephan Altman on politics, religion, and artistic collaboration.

Thank You For Today is a Peaceful Concession to Transience

By Julien Baker | August 17, 2018

Thank You For Today is a Peaceful Concession to Transience

Julien Baker reflects on Death Cab for Cutie's latest record and the inevitability of change.

On Grid of Points, Grouper Draws a Map Through Sound

By Julien Baker | May 3, 2018

On Grid of Points, Grouper Draws a Map Through Sound

The album guides listeners through the mental environments their creator inhabits.

Mount Eerie Tries to Make Sense of the Senseless

By Julien Baker | March 19, 2018

Mount Eerie Tries to Make Sense of the Senseless

Now Only is not a treatise on death, but one person's attempt at healing from personal tragedy.

Julien Baker’s Favorite Lyrics of 2016 So Far Are…

By Julien Baker | October 28, 2016

Julien Baker’s Favorite Lyrics of 2016 So Far Are…

Baker digs Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster's monastic simplicity.

Julien Baker Talks Daughter’s Not to Disappear

By Julien Baker | January 18, 2016

Julien Baker Talks Daughter’s Not to Disappear

Daughter confront negativity without reservation, the quietly jagged music and forlorn lyrics combining to “find a subtle way out…not to disappear.”