Tag: Julia Holter

Album | Julia Holter – Aviary

The scope of Julia Holter’s new record is immense. Frightening, in fact. She has created her own universe, much like Björk did on Homogenic or Utopia, or Bowie did on Low, or Pink Floyd did on Dark Side of the…

Album | Julia Holter – Have You In My Wilderness

Look no further, Julia Holter is in pole position for artist of the decade. Early promise has not only been realised but even surpassed on this her fourth album. Following on from 2013’s Loud City Song, this is her second…

Album | Jib Kidder – Teaspoon to the Ocean

Jib Kidder is the pseudonym of Sean Schuster-Craig, a ‘pop collagist’ signed to Domino’s ‘Weird World’ label. A visual and video artist who describes his music as another form of collage, his playful, psychedelic sound lies somewhere between Dirty Projectors and The Flaming…

Album | Julia Holter – Ekstasis

Ekstasis is a shape-shifting album, reminding me of Grimes, Little Dragon, Laurie Anderson, Sigur Ros, Emilie Simon and Miles Davis by turns, blended into chorally-minded, near-orchestral compositions that defy any simple explanation. ‘This Is Ekstasis’ is a true soundscape, evoking…