Julia Holter

16 Artists on the Music They’ve Used to Get Through the Trump Era

What do we listen to when all the news is bad? Music is motivating, but over the past year, in a hailstorm of political outrage we couldn't have…
SPIN Staff / July 27, 2017

The 50 Best Albums of 2017 So Far

It's safe to say none of us will be nostalgic for the first six months of 2017. Rarely has the national and global situation felt…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2017

Julia Holter Turning 2011 Album Tragedy Into Full-Length Opera

Julia Holter's 2011 album Tragedy was heavily inspired by the actual ancient Greek tragedy Hippolytus. Six years later, Holter is planning to rework Tragedy as a play…
Rob Arcand / April 27, 2017

Review: Julia Holter’s Live Album In the Same Room Brings Out the Richest Qualities in Her Work

If you think about the lengthy tour cycles independent artists embark on these days--for either the love of doing so, or at least the love…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 5, 2017

Nite Jewel Announces New Album Real High, Shares Video for “2 Good 2 Be True”

L.A. singer-songwriter Nite Jewel has announced that she will be releasing a new album at the beginning of May titled Real High. The album features…
Geena Kloeppel / March 21, 2017

New Music: Julia Holter – “Horns Surrounding Me” (Alternate Version)

The first release on Domino Records' new imprint Documents will be a full-length release by Los Angeles singer-songwriter Julia Holter, whose last album was 2015's…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 1, 2017

New Music: Julia Holter – “Fighting Duran,” From the Bleed for This Soundtrack

Experimental and ambient musician Julia Holter has shared "Fighting Duran," a selection from the soundtrack for Bleed for This, director Ben Younger's upcoming biopic based on the life…
Anna Gaca / October 13, 2016

Hearts of Noise: Jeff Mills, Julia Holter, the Orb, and More Talk Working With Jean-Michel Jarre

It's hard to overstate the legacy and reach of French electronic-music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre. He currently holds the world record for largest outdoor concert (3.5 million…
Harley Brown / April 7, 2016

Jukebox Jury: Your Friend in Sublime Indie Rock, Matt Mondanile of Ducktails

The thing that you quickly learn about Matt Mondanile while having a conversation with him about contemporary indie music: Dude is friends with everybody. Not…
Andrew Unterberger / July 22, 2015

Hear Julia Holter’s Earthy Cover of Dionne Warwick’s ‘Don’t Make Me Over’

On her mystical and SPIN Essential 2013 LP Loud City Song, Julia Holter issued a melancholy version of Barbara Lewis' 1963 hit "Hello Stranger," and…
Colin Joyce / June 17, 2014

Julia Holter Considers Murder, Time-Travel in ‘Horns Surrounding Me’ Video

SPIN's Philip Sherburne wrote in his review of Julia Holter's Essential new album Loud City Song that "Where indie rock has often used acoustic instruments…
Chris Martins / October 28, 2013

Julia Holter Is an International Woman of Mystery in ‘This Is a True Heart’ Video

Julia Holter's latest video from her Essential Loud City Song matches a lightly exotic musical style with a spy-movie theme. "This Is a True Heart," we…
Marc Hogan / September 10, 2013

Julia Holter’s Erudite Avant-Pop Epic ‘Loud City Song’ Will Beguile and Engulf You

While the sidewalk vultures cluck over their Frappuccinos and the sun slices up the boulevard like a klieg light, our heroine hides beneath her hat…
Philip Sherburne / August 19, 2013

Julia Holter’s Spooky ‘Maxim’s 1′ Gets Eerie Video Treatment

When Julia Holter first announced her upcoming third album, Loud City Song, the avant-popist cited the 1944 novella Gigi as an influence. The classically trained…
Kyle McGovern / August 7, 2013

Julia Holter Gets Theatrical for Old-Timey ‘In the Green Wild’ Video

Los Angeles' leading avant garde songbird Julia Holter returns on August 20 with Loud City Song, her first album for Domino Records and her third full-length…
Chris Martins / July 9, 2013
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