“Whisking the listener away with a stream of delicate piano chords, Klot sets the stage for you to lose yourself in the ethereal melodies before taking the spotlight with her exquisite vocals.”
“Reminiscent of the emotive, powerful honesty of Orla Gartland, Birdy, and 2007 Sara Bareilles, the musicality of her stylistic choices, both instrumental and vocal arrangements, is intentional and mesmerizing in the way they bring out the bone-deep lyricism of each song.” - Nicole Ting
Julia Klot is an NYC based music artist writing soulful pop music. With her original compositions, she creates melodic and intricate piano parts accompanied by her dynamic vocal range that throw it back to singer-songwriters such as Carol King and Elton John. Nicole Ting of music blog "Say You'll Remember Me" describes Julia's musical style as "reminiscent of the emotive, powerful honesty of Orla Gartland, Birdy, and 2007 Sara Bareilles." With her most recent release, "Ghost", Julia demonstrates her ability to pair lyrical story-telling with captivating instrumental arrangements.
Julia began her musical study with piano lessons at age 6 and was exposed to the world of songwriting through her teacher. In 2011, Julia began working on music at RedBird Studio with Radian Records, eventually releasing her debut album “Julia Klot” (2014). Since then, she’s established herself as a frequent performer throughout NYC, playing at well-known venues like The Bitter End, Rockwood Music Hall, Mercury Lounge, Pianos and Arlene's Grocery. Whether it be just her and the piano or with the support of her band, Julia brings an electric energy to every stage.
Julia’s sophomore release, “Brooklyn” (2019) features songs that were written over her first semester at college. With each song, the album unfolds a captivating story that draws inspiration from missing home and starting anew. The album was recorded at the conservatory studios of Purchase College, co-produced by Julia and colleague Ash McMillan. Her most recent release, the EP “Ghost”, introduces the listener to a more serene and soulful sound, with storytelling lyrics focused on the progression and cycles of relationships. While still true to Julia’s piano-based style, the EP showcases experimentalism with synths, keyboard sounds, and arranging. Buzz Music speaks of “Ghost”: “The display of Julia Klot’s songwriting techniques jumps out of the speakers as she breaks a piece of her heart off to transmit this beautiful message dripped in luxurious harmonies.”
Julia recently returned to the NYC live music scene with her band and is getting ready to release new music that will make you dance, laugh, and cry!
“The display of Julia Klot's songwriting techniques jumps out of the speakers as she breaks a piece of her heart off to transmit this beautiful message dripped in luxurious harmonies. Reminiscent of Taylor Swift on the album 1989, Julia Klot truly sparkles bright with the manner in which she exudes her euphonious vocalization. ”
““Ghost” is an intimate and dynamic dive into the universal feelings of how unconditional love transcends time and distance. It is an essential listen for those who are looking for a musically rich and honest retelling of what it means to love. ” - Marcia Hunt
— The Beat