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Julia Holter Unveils Score for The Passion of Joan of Arc

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Julia is in the UK to lead performances of the score she composed for the incredible 1928 silent film, The Passion of Joan of Arc. Her original score was performed in Los Angeles in 2017 and was scheduled to be performed at the Huddersfeld Contemporary Festival in 2020 until Covid[…]

Back In The Saddle Again

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Oliver Holter, my father, died this week at the age of 100. I was with him on September 1 for his 100th birthday. He died peacefully in his sleep under the loving care of my sister, Cyndy and niece, Kiera. Here is Dad’s obituary and a section from a book[…]

Resolution Calling for New Streaming Royalty to Fairly Pay Music Artists


Congresswoman Tlaib Introduces Resolution Calling for New Streaming Royalty to Fairly Pay Music Artists Aug 11, 2022 WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) introduced House Concurrent Resolution 102, a new resolution recognizing the need to establish a new royalty program that would directly compensate musicians with a fairer royalty payment every[…]

Darryl Holter: The Making of Radio Songs

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  85 Years since Woody Guthrie’s Radio Show in Los Angeles Darryl Holter: The Making of Radio Songs On July 19, 1937, Woody Guthrie and his cousin, Jack “Oklahoma” Guthrie, aired their first radio show on KFVD in Los Angeles. It was a fifteen-minute show that started at 8 a.m.[…]

Anaïs Mitchell and “Hadestown” Opens in Los Angeles

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After playing to sold-out audiences on Broadway prior to the pandemic, and winning a dozen Tony and Grammy Awards, the musical “Hadestown” arrived in Los Angles a few nights ago. Julia and I joined a jam-packed crowd at the Ahmanson Theatre two nights ago and it was a ball. Based[…]

All of Darryl Holter’s recordings are now available to stream or purchase on Bandcamp

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Darryl Holter has made his latest album Roots & Branches available to stream and purchase on Bandcamp – Along with his entire back catalogue, including Radio Songs, West Bank Gone, Crooked Hearts and more, now easily accessible. Visit the entire catalogue for stream or purchase on https://darrylholter.bandcamp.com/ Darryl Holter grew[…]

The Magic Years: Scenes From A Rock-And-Roll Life By Jonathan Taplin, in Conversation With Darryl Holter

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A few weeks ago, I had the unusual opportunity of re-walking through several years of musical experiences in the ‘60s and ‘70s by reading Jon Taplin’s new book, The Magic Years: Scenes from a Rock-and-Roll Life. As a tour manager for Bob Dylan, The Band, Janis Joplin, the Rolling Stones,[…]