I've known Julia Holter since my undergraduate years at the University of Michigan. While I didn't know her well back then, I've followed her amazing progression into an indie sensation after her move to Los Angeles for grad school at Cal Arts.
Among several good friends of the quartet (and in the spirit of full disclosure: fellow Michigan alums Chris F-L and on our blog Alex Temple), long discussions were had about her intriguing and labyrinthine song Marienbad. And I've been nothing short of enthralled with her new album Loud City Song. I'm pretty confident I've listened to Into The Green Wild at least 30 times. Check it out now: