Richard Julian is a critically acclaimed songwriter and recording artist who resides in both Brooklyn and New Orleans. He has released six albums on major and independent labels and is also widely recognized as a member of The Little Willies, a country side-project featuring Norah Jones and Jim Camplilongo. He has released six albums since 1997 to critical acclaim in the US and abroad, establishing himself as one of the most potent and prolific songwriters recording today.
His last release entitled, Girls Need Attention, featured stellar accompaniment from Nels Cline (Wilco) on guitar & Jolie Holland on box fiddle, augmenting the already well-honed trio of Julian, (guitar) Tim Luntzel (bass) & Dan Rieser (drums). He has just recorded a new record, this time in New Orleans, which is to be released in late 2012. When asked for a reference point for his style, the songwriter mentions filmmaker Alexander Payne (Sideways, Election) just as soon as he would mention other musicians. Julian’s screenplay worthy craftsmanship is a skill that’s earned him entrance to a mutual admiration society that includes artists like Randy Newman, Norah Jones and Bonnie Raitt.
"Monster not only makes exceptional equipment, but they pay attention to who is making music out there in the clubs and try to make others aware of it. It's a good company."
- Richard Julian