Julia Holter: Music to Hear Now

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Los Angeles-based experimental singer/songwriter Julia Holter is a featured artist in this week's Crossing Brooklyn Ferry at Brooklyn Academy of Music. Curated by Bryce and Aaron Dessner of the National, the three day festival juxtaposes performers from the rock and new-music scenes.

As her recent Ecstatic Music performance illustrated, Holter's music itself exists at the intersection of those two worlds; she studied composition at CalArts and her 2012 album "Ekstasis," which colors hazy pop with new-music and experimental techniques, was met with widespread critical acclaim in the indie rock world. For her Mixtape, she selects an hour of "Music to Hear Now."

"Music to Hear Now. About this mix: "Only the pure in heart can make a good soup." - Ludwig van Beethoven" - Julia Holter


Olivia Block - Heave To (Part 1) (Heave To, Sedimental, 2006)
Tashi Wada - Gradient (Gradient 7", De Stijl, 2012)
Laura Steenberge - 2 Voices 1 
Mark So - A Book of Palms, 5 ii 2010 (Pages 1-3)
Catherine Lamb - Tone / Noise (Periphery, Engraved Glass, 2012) 
Martes Martes - Symphony No. 3 (Rock of Animals, Sleepy Mammal Sound, 2011)
Laura Steenberge - 2 Voices 2
Taylan Susam - Nocturnes
Tashi Wada - Gradient (Gradient 7", De Stijl, 2012)

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