the magic place

listen: Julianna Barwick – Nepenthe

Julianna Barwick's transportive and life-affirming new LP Nepenthe is out this week on Dead Oceans. Get enveloped in the soothing, radiant warmth of the year's most overwhelmingly beautiful record below as you gaze at some stunning landscape imagery by Derrick Belcham, who accompanied Barwick to Ice…
mp3: Julianna Barwick – “Never Change”

Asthmatic Kitty just posted up this stunning, slow-building new hymn from Julianna Barwick. "Never Change" is as beautiful and calming and cathartic as anything on The Magic Place -- one of the best records of last year -- and hopefully hints at what's to come from Barwick in 2012:
mp3: Julianna Barwick –

“The Magic Place”

Here's the otherworldly title track from Julianna Barwick's absolutely stunning forthcoming LP The Magic Place -- named after a tree at Barwick's childhood home in Louisiana -- out February 22 on Asthmatic Kitty: