Julia Holter will tour North America in 2012.

Julia Holter has announced a run of 2012 tour dates in North America, in support of her second album Ekstasis, which has earned Holter comparisons to avant-pop composers from Laurie Anderson to Joanna Newsom. She’ll follow the North American tour dates from her Los Angeles home base toward Philadelphia and New York, before returning to sweep the West Coast in late April / early May. Check out the list below.

04-01 Los Angeles, CA – Atwater Crossing (Ekstasis Release Party)
04-16 Arden, DE – Arden Concert Gild
04-17 Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts
04-18 Brooklyn, NY – Unsound Festival NY – Issue Project Room
04-29 San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Shop
05-21 Portland, OR – Holocene
05-22 Vancouver, British Columbia – The Media Club
05-23 Seattle, WA – Barboza (Neumos)

Watch Julia Holter pass the time in a dreamy, empty office in the video for “Moni Mon Ami”: