Hear 3 Songs From Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, & Lucy Dacus Supergroup boygenius

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BoygeniusAs it has been teased, so it shall be. Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus have joined forces for the supergroup Boygenius. They’re releasing their first EP together, also called boygenius, in November. All three of them have recently-released albums under their belts: Baker’s Turn Out The Lights, Bridgers’ More »

Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, & Lucy Dacus Tease Collab

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Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, & Lucy DacusPhoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, and Lucy Dacus, three of the most exciting young singer-songwriters in indie rock, are working together. This exciting news first broke last week when Bridgers confirmed the collaboration to journalist Ann Powers during NPR Music’s Turning The Tables Live event in New York, and now a few more details … More »

Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, & Lucy Dacus Prep Collaborative Project

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Phoebe BridgersAs anyone who’s heard Turn Out The Lights, Historian, or Stranger In The Alps can attest, Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers are three of the most exciting young singer-songwriters in indie rock. In what constitutes some legit supergroup action, they’re also apparently working on a project together. More »

Pitchfork Music Festival: Julien Baker’s Radical Vulnerability Gets A Dose Of Rock-Star Swagger

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Julien BakerAt this point in her career, Julien Baker is too popular to be playing the smallest stage at Pitchfork Music Festival. But the smallest stage is also the most intimate stage, and intimacy is what Julien Baker traffics in. So there she was, walking onto the Blue Stage as Friday afternoon was giving way to … More »

Watch Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, Gordi, & More Cover Gillian Welch At Eaux Claires

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Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Eaux Claires music festival kicked off on Friday. Vernon and Dessner played new material from their Big Red Machine project on Friday. Last night, Vernon covered Bob Dylan’s “I Shall Be Released” with Moses Sumney and Francis And The Lights. Also last night, a chorus comprising … More »

Father John Misty Is Letting His Brilliant Songwriting Do The Talking These Days

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Have you noticed the silence? I realize the other guy releasing an album 6/1 has been drowning out everybody else anyway, but the contrast is instructive: Whereas Kanye West is doing everything he can to rankle and entrance the masses, his fellow media-savvy cult of personality Josh Tillman hasn’t made a peep. His latest … More »

Watch Julien Baker Cover The Mountain Goats’ “No Children”

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Last night during a show in Massachusetts, Julien Baker covered a bit of the Mountain Goats’ “No Children,” off their 2002 album Tallahassee, as a lead-in to her own song, “Blacktop.” As Brooklyn Vegan points out, John Darnielle has already taken notice of the cover and called it “the … More »

Manchester Orchestra & Julien Baker – “Bad Things To Such Good People” (Pedro The Lion Cover)

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Manchester Orchestra and Julien Baker have teamed up for a cover of Pedro The Lion’s “Bad Things To Such Good People,” off the David Bazan project’s 2000 album Winners Never Quit. They recorded the song at Manchester Orchestra’s studio in Atlanta. Proceeds from the track will benefit the 1 Million 4More »

Julien Baker Breaks Down “Appointments” On The Song Exploder Podcast

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Julien Baker is the latest artist to appear on the Song Exploder podcast. They got her to talk about the soaring “Appointments,” the lead single and highlight from her sophomore album Turn Out The Lights, which we named one of the best of the year. You can hear her break … More »

Watch Julien Baker’s Powerful Tiny Desk Concert

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Not that many people get invited back to do a second installment of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts series, but Julien Baker is one of the elite few. Baker did her first Tiny Desk Concert in 2016, when she was touring behind her shattering debut album Sprained Ankle. Since then, she’s released the … More »