AOTY 2017
Julia Holter - Ekstasis
Ekstasis
80
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Dec 13, 2017
76fex
79
Many, Many Moons, Indeed
Oct 1, 2015
SiberianBreaks
55
It's like one of those dreams you instantly forget as you wake up. There's just nothing to grab on to under all the cloudy atmosphere created on here.

Favourite tracks: Marienbad, Moni mon amie
Sep 28, 2015
EMR
68
Her poetry shines among sparse, almost ambient instrumentals on this record, rarely manifesting itself as a true gem, despite its undeniable potential and Julia Holter's high musical intellingence that shows up throughout the album's lenght. There are some interesting and creative moments in Ekstasis, most of them in the form of obtuse and very contained, subtle soundscapes (maybe too subtle sometimes) that bring out all of the Kate Bush influences on her work. The later half sounds slightly ... read more
Jan 6, 2013
93
Another example of the glorious fusion of natural and electronic sounds we're hearing from all directions these days. This is what I like to think of as graduate student music. Mature, complex, and beautiful.
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86%of users like this album
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