On the road from Los Angeles, California, Julia Holter is set to perform at Gorilla this December. Working as a songwriter, composer and producer, Holter has creates a brand new sound, as she combines indie music, modern composition and electronic beats. Having graduated from prestigious university California Institute of the Arts, Holter released her debut album ‘Tragedy’ in 2011. Said to be inspired by the play ‘Hippolytus’, the album blended classical music elements with electronic sounds and received much critical acclaim from various publications, and even went on to be named NPR’s ‘Best Outer Sound Albums of 2011’.

Seven years later, Julia Holter sets off on tour to promote her fifth studio album named ‘Aviary’, out on October 26th. Travelling through Europe first, the American musician arrives in Manchester on the 6th of December to perform her new music, which is deemed to be her most breathtakingly expansive album yet. “I think this album is reflecting that feeling of cacophony and how one responds to it as a person – how one behaves, how one looks for love, for solace”, Holter states.

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Julia Holter will perform at Gorilla on 6th December, tickets can be found here. Words by Sophie Cunningham.

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