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Getting To Know: Julianna Barwick

By Julianna Barwick; photo by Shawn Brackbill, lipstick selfie by Julianna Barwick on September 9, 2013

 

Getting To Know: Julianna Barwick

 

MY BAND'S SPIRIT ANIMAL

A sloth.


MY LEAST FAVORITE THING IN THE UNIVERSE

Aggro peeps.


ON THE ROAD

I almost drove our van into a meth-head truck driver when the lane merged too quickly on tour in 2010 with Helado Negro. Sorry, Roberto.


MY WORST SHOW/BEST SHOW EVER

When I played NX35 in Denton, Texas, in 2010. My parents were there, and a drunk man mocked me and then told me I sucked.


I'LL KNOW I'VE MADE IT WHEN

I have interpretive dancers in the crew.


THE IDEAL SITUATION TO LISTEN TO MY MUSIC

While riding on horseback.


MY DREAM COLLABORATION

John Williams.


3 albums that inspired Julianna Barwick to make music


Whitney Houston

Whitney


I bought this on vinyl from K-Mart with my own money.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michel Legrand

Yentl [film soundtrack]


I checked this out from the library on vinyl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Williams

Empire of the Sun [film soundtrack]


I saw the movie when I was 7 and I've loved it ever since.

 

 

 

 

 


Read our review of Julianna Barwick's Nepenthe here.

This article is from FILTER Issue 53