Julia Kent

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Julia Kent
Julia Kent at Primavera Sound 2011 (a).jpg
Background information
Origin Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Cello
Years active 1989 – present
Associated acts

Antony and the Johnsons


Julia Kent is a New York City-based,[1] Vancouver, British Columbia-born cellist and composer.

In 2007, she released her first solo album of looped cello music, Delay.[1] An EP, Last Day in July, appeared in 2010, and a second full-length record, Green and Grey, in 2011.[2]

In 2011 her song "Gardermoen," included in Delay album, has been used in Paolo Sorrentino movie titled This Must Be the Place [3]

In March 2013 she released a third full-length solo record, "Character," on the Leaf Label.[4]

She was music composer for the Canadian documentary film The Boxing Girls of Kabul.[5] and the short film Birthplace.[6] Her song "Dorval" was used in the 2008 film Trinidad,[7] and in The Good Show, an episode of National Public Radio's Radiolab.[8]


  1. ^ a b "Gifted Julia Kent's 'pure' music inspiring". Vancouver Sun. 27 October 2007. Retrieved 22 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Peters, Guy (8 September 2010). "Julia Kent: Last Day in July –". Goddeau.com – magazine over muziek en andere. Retrieved 22 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Soundtracks for This Must Be the Place (2011)". IMDb. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Hudson, Alex (7 January 2013). "Antony and Johnsons Julia Kent Goes Solo for Character". Exclaim.ca. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "The Boxing Girls of Kabul". Hot Docs. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Birthplace". IMDB. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Trinidad (2008) - Soundtracks". IMDb. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "The Good Show, Radiolab". National Public Radio. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 

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