Julia Kent

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Week In Review: Bob Dylan Is Waiting In A Van Outside Your House

    Photo via Fred W. McDarrah, there from the start.​Yes, it was Dylan Week here at SOTC, a veritable orgy of Greenwich Village-scouring videos (with installments covering Cafe Wha?, Jones Street, the Gaslight, and Washington Square Hotel, or just enjoy the whole thing in one shot here), along wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Download: Julia Kent's Lower East Side-Style Ambient Epic "Ailanthus"

    Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. ​Julia Kent wrenches swirling, atmospheric symphonies from a cello, her hard-working loop pedal, and an always-mesmerizing arsenal of intimate field recordings. Her last album, Delay, placed her swee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    The Grapes of Roth

    Ves Pitts​I always said that visual artist Rob Roth was a nouveau Cocteau, so it made perfect sense when he showed up as the Beast singing a beauty of a "House of the Rising Sun" at "Geek Chic--A Book Club Burlesque" at Parkside Lounge, backed by cellist extraordinaire Julia Kent. Benicio's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Yes in My Backyard: Download the Silent League's "Here's a Star" (SOTC Premiere)

    Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Silent League photo by Noah Kalina​Brooklyn chamber-pop band the Silent League deal in enormous hooks and enormous sounds--think indie maximalists Flaming Lips or Arcade Fire, wrapped in the blurry f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Live: Antony and the Johnsons Cover Beyoncé at Town Hall

    Antony and the Johnsons Town Hall February 20 For Antony and the Johnsons' second sold-out night at the venerated Town Hall, the moment that got the loudest audience laughs was when the broad-bodied and bellow-lunged singer and pianist Antony Hegarty mewled a plea of "hoping you'll page me right ... More >>

  • Music

    January 14, 2009

    Antony Hegarty, Transformer

    Fresh from a disco smash, an NYC original evolves anew

  • Music

    May 15, 2007