Posted in music | tour dates on April 29, 2013

by Andrew Sacher

Julia Brown

Maryland's Julia Brown (not a person, a band fronted by Sam Ray of the now-defunct Teen Suicide) released their debut album, To Be Close To You, this past February via Birdtapes. it's a super lo-fi, recorded-to-tape album reminiscent of those early pre-studio Mountain Goats albums in approach, but musically its sugary indie pop. You can stream the entire album below or download it (name your price) at bandcamp. You can also pick up the cassette from Birdtapes.

Julia Brown will be coming to NYC for the first-ever Orchid Tapes showcase which happens at all ages Bushwick DIY venue Living Bread Deli on May 18 (2 Knickerbocker Ave). The rest of the lineup includes Foxes In Fiction, Coma Cinema, RL Kelly, Happy Trendy, and Alex G. Orchid Tapes wite:

We will also be selling cassette compilation containing rare and unreleased songs from each of the musicians involved, which will be sold for an additional $5 with admission, with proceeds going towards traveling expenses for all the out-of-towners.
All Julia Brown dates are listed, along with the album stream, below...

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Julia Brown - To Be Close To You

Julia Brown -- 2013 Tour Dates
5/9 Gallery 788 Baltimore, MD
5/11 Tosche Station Springfield, VA
5/18 Living Bread Deli Brooklyn, NY w/ Coma Cinema, Foxes In Fiction, more

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Comments (16)

"Super lo-fi?"

Only two words needed for a BV feature.

Posted by Anonymous | April 29, 2013 11:40 AM

i wonder if the chunky chick puts out? i'm down

Posted by Anonymous | April 29, 2013 11:52 AM

@ anon yeah she does 8-) - torts

Posted by torts | April 29, 2013 12:17 PM

gtfo torts lolol

Posted by h | April 29, 2013 12:21 PM

they are amazing. love their acoustic sounds.

Posted by pop beats 2013 | April 29, 2013 2:04 PM

that is hardly a tour

Posted by Anonymous | April 29, 2013 2:16 PM

lol at all the complainers on this website

Posted by Jean Cretien | April 29, 2013 3:39 PM

all these people are insufferable irl

Posted by Anonymous | April 29, 2013 3:40 PM

"Orchid Tapes wite:"

Posted by Stephen Harper | April 29, 2013 4:00 PM

idk i think they are great people in real life i've known them for a long time and really love them :)

Posted by reid maynard | April 29, 2013 4:40 PM

torts must go

Posted by Anonymous | April 29, 2013 5:28 PM

that is hardly a tour

Posted by e3lanat mobawaba | May 1, 2013 4:22 AM

@ anon yeah she does 8-) - torts

Posted by e3lanat mobawaba | May 1, 2013 9:16 AM

does anyone know´╗┐ an tabs/chords for Julia Brown songs?? would be much appreciated!

Posted by Myra | May 14, 2013 3:40 AM

Julia Brown preforming at Charm City Art Space in Baltimore, Maryland on 04/14/2013.
Other bands that night : Bath Salts, Dads, and The World Is A Beautiful Place.
facebook.com/JuliaBrown09

Posted by Loftis | May 14, 2013 7:06 AM

This is truly a beautiful album. Thankyou so much for uploading it for the entire world to enjoy!

Posted by Soulwr | September 28, 2014 5:08 AM

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