Julien Baker

Memphis, Tennessee’s Julien Baker, formerly of the band Forrister, released her debut solo record, Sprained Ankle, in 2015. Follow her on Twitter here and like her on Facebook here.

(photo credit: Jake Cunningham)

Talks

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.”