Julia Brown (band)
|Genres||Indie rock, indie pop, lo-fi, bedroom pop|
|Years active||2013 - 2016|
|Associated acts||American Pleasure Club, Ricky Eat Acid, Starry Cat, Mad Dads|
Julia Brown began in early 2013 after the break up of the band Teen Suicide, with the release of their debut studio album to be close to you via Birdtapes. They would feature on a split with Modern Baseball and Old Grey the same year and toured throughout the year until their last concert in October, and the band fell inactive as Sam and Torts reformed Teen Suicide with J2 on guitar soon after.
In 2018, a compilation titled 'An Abundance of BSides & Shit' was released on the group's Bandcamp page.
- Sam Ray – lead vocals, lead guitar (2013 - 2014)
- Dan "DC" Collins – rhythm guitar, keyboards, bass (2013)
- Alec "Torts" Simke – bass, keyboards, backing vocals (2013 - 2014)
- John "J2" Toohey – drums (2013 - 2014)
- Caroline White – viola, backing vocals (2013 - 2014)
- to be close to you (2013, Birdtapes)
- An Abundance Of Strawberries (2014, Self-released; 2016, Joy Void Recordings)
- "Library" B/W "I Wanna Be A Witch" (2013)
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- Geffen, Sasha. "Beyonce, D'Angelo, and the albums that don't make year-end lists". Chicago Reader. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
- Scott, Linzy. "Music You May Be Interested In (It's All Really Good!)". WRVU. Retrieved 23 June 2015.