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Watch Julien Baker Perform on CBS This Morning

The day after releasing her new album Turn Out The Lights, Julien Baker made her national TV debut Saturday on CBS This Morning. The singer-songwriter…
Taylor Berman / October 28, 2017

Review: Julien Baker’s Turn Out the Lights Is a Devout Portrait of Painful Sadness

Turn Out the Lights, Julien Baker’s second solo album and Matador Records debut, marks her formal entry as a boldface name in the indie rock…
Anna Gaca / October 27, 2017

Stream Julien Baker’s New Album Turn Out The Lights

Singer-songwriter Julien Baker's sophomore effort, Turn Out The Lights, is out now. The releases includes past singles "Turn Out The Lights" and ""Appointments." Baker also recently appeared on A Prairie Home Companion,…
Liz Cantrell / October 27, 2017

Video: Julien Baker – “Turn Out the Lights”

How does Julien Baker do it? She should only be able to return to the same songwriting archetype so many times before the effect wears…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / October 11, 2017

Watch Julien Baker Debut a New Song Live in Saint Paul

Julien Baker appeared on Minnesota Public Radio's "A Prairie Home Companion" series to perform music from her forthcoming album Turn Out the Lights. The songwriter debuted…
Rob Arcand / October 8, 2017

Video: Julien Baker – “Appointments”

Julien Baker recently announced her sophomore album Turn Out the Lights, and today she's followed up with a video for first single "Appointments." It follows Baker from an…
Anna Gaca / September 14, 2017

A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Fall Releases

This fall, Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, Destroyer, and Protomartyr are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's most talked-about forthcoming…
SPIN Staff / August 30, 2017

Julien Baker Returns With “Appointments,” Announces New Album Turn Out the Lights

Julien Baker's 2015 debut Sprained Ankle earned her spare, intimate songwriting a passionate following. The title track is as close to indie classic status as a…
Anna Gaca / August 17, 2017

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

New Music: Julien Baker – “Distant Solar Systems”

Entering into a long tradition of dreamy songs ruminating on the enormity of space and our fragile planet, the newly-released B-side for Julien Baker's debut…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 17, 2017

Hear Dashboard Confessional Cover the 1975, Julien Baker, and Sorority Noise on Surprise New EP

Long-running emo-acoustic outfit Dashboard Confessional have shared a surprise covers EP, Covered and Taped, which features an eclectic quartet of recent pop, indie, and rock covers: the 1975's…
Anna Gaca / January 20, 2017

New Music: Julien Baker – “Funeral Pyre”

Today, singer/songwriter Julien Baker announced that she'd signed to storied indie-rock label Matador Records by releasing a new single, "Funeral Pyre." The (very beautiful) song,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 6, 2017

Watch Brand New Cover Julien Baker’s “Sprained Ankle”

Pop-emo figureheads Brand New surprised an El Paso audience last night when lead singer Jesse Lacey did a solo cover of the eponymous track from…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 4, 2016

Touché Amoré Rise Above With New Album ‘Stage Four’ and Julien Baker Duet ‘Skyscraper’

Touché Amoré’s music and their fanbase can be described in almost the exact same terms: fierce, blistering, intense, and, above all, hardcore. Since their incendiary…
Ian Cohen / August 16, 2016