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Julia Holter ‎- Goddess Eyes (2011)

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In 2011, not only did Julia Holter draw on the work of Arthur Russell and Laurie Anderson, but also she had the composure to create something totally original. Her debut album Tragedy features ‘Goddess Eyes’ in all its vocoder-processed glory. “I can see you, but my eyes are not allowed to cry.”

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9 of the best – sounds of 2015

This year’s been chock-full of classy sounds. In no particular order…

Tame Impala – Let It Happen

Jamie xx – Loud Places

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love

Bill Ryder-Jones – Two To Birkenhead

Julian Holter – Feel You

Dutch Uncles – Be Right Back

Kurt Vile – Pretty Pimpin

Alberta Cross – Water Mountain

Floating Points – Silhouettes

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Honourable mentions also go to: ’Impératrice’s for ‘Vanille Fraise’; Beach House for ‘Space Song‘; Gaz Coombes for ‘The Girl Who Fell To Earth‘; Outfit for ‘Smart Thing‘; Shura for ‘2Shy‘; Lindstrøm for ‘Home Tonight‘; Foxes for ‘Body Talk‘; Tobias Jesso Jr. for ‘How Could You Babe‘; Tame Impala for ‘The Less I Know The Better‘; Sufjan Stevens for ‘No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross‘; and, yes, Justin Bieber for ‘What Do You Mean?‘.

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Julia Holter – Feel You (2015)

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Lady of the moment, Julia Holter released her fourth album Have You in My Wilderness, in September of this year. At the beginning of the year I featured her 2012 single, ‘In The Same Room’. Her sound was good, but not this good. ‘Feel You’ is a jewel of a track. The L.A.-based singer-songwriter push her vocals to the fore and manages to blur the lines between many more styles and influences. Have a great weekend.

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Julia Holter – In The Same Room (2012)

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Before I leave the glorious world of alt, please enter left Julia Holter. Unquestionably, like me, she enjoys the drum machinery of Beach House. Julia Holter’s ‘In the Same Room’ features on her 2012 album Ekstasis…  ambient, electronic, alternative. Have a great weekend.

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