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Courtney Barnett delivers cheeky modern fairy tales slapped with tornado of rabid guitar licks at Glass House

A few nights before her breakout debut at this year’s Coachella, one of our favorite Australian acts Courtney Barnett brought her quirky rock antics to the Glasshouse Thursday night for hotheaded grunge performance. Despite her growth in popularity in the past year due to the release of her superb freshman attempt Sometimes I Sit and […]

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Top 20 Badass Frontwomen in Indie/Underground Music

There’s an almost infinite amount of killer women fronting bands these days. We’ve done our best to put together our list of our 20 favorite bad asses that currently front their own bands, while also including some of our favorite lesser-known acts that have the potential to grow into being some of the better known […]

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Courtney Barnett, Alvvays double-bill hits Glass House for Coachella sideshow series

Aussie rocker Courtney Barnett and Nova Scotian indie outfit Alvvays will team up for a show at the Glass House in Pomona on Thursday, April 14. Both are slated to perform at Coachella on consecutive Saturdays, April 16 and April 23rd. But before they do that, they’ll partake in a show that’s part of Coachella’s yearly […]

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Coachella 2016: finally moving away from being a boys’ club?

Feature written by Mark E. Ortega According to an April 2013 Buzzfeed article, Coachella hadn’t seen a ratio of male-fronted acts to female-fronted ones below 80% since 2008. Last year, female-fronted acts represented less than 16% of the lineup with names like Florence + The Machine, Alabama Shakes, Jenny Lewis and St. Vincent being some […]

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Hollywood Bowl magically whipped by epic Blur and Courtney Barnett bill; Fred Armisen guests

The first concert I ever saw was Oasis in 2005. Tuesday night, I was at the Hollywood Bowl, one of the most iconic music venues on the west coast, to see Blur — their biggest rivals in the Britpop invasion. As I took in a momentous, nearly two-hour performance from Damon Albarn and his mates, […]

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Win Tickets to Blur and at the Hollywood Bowl “The Magic Whip” vinyl pack

Prepare to freak out! Britpop sensations Blur will be back on American soil and ready to knock your socks off this upcoming October! The band is scheduled to play a select handful of North American tour dates, including an absolute, must-see show at the Hollywood Bowl on Tuesday, October 20th. After taking a break from […]

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BottleRock Napa begins with a literal black eye, ends on high note

Cage The Elephant Of all the festivals I’ve covered in May (Shaky Knees in Atlanta, HangoutFest in Gulf Shores, Sasquatch at The Gorge), BottleRock Napa Valley’s was the one I was most intrigued to discover what the demographic would be. Napa is bougie wine country, and BottleRock was being pitched as a family festival, so […]

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Courtney Barnett tops two nights at The Roxy with charismatic performances

The super charismatic and totally relatable, Courtney Barnett just finished up two back-to-back sold out shows this weekend at The Roxy. The Melbourne singer/songwriter has certainly made a name for herself over these last couple years and it doesn’t look she’ll be leveling out anytime soon. While people weren’t lining up for hours to get […]

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Courtney Barnett’s shares new video “Pedestrian at Best,” announces debut full-length

Photography by Misha Vladimirskiy Melbourne alternative indie rocker Courtney Barnett has released a new video for her track “Pedestrian at Best,” while at the same time announcing the release of her debut full-length album Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit for Mar. 24 via Mom + Pop Music. Barnett has blown up the last few […]

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Between two show reviewers: Courtney Barnett at Red Bull Sound Select #30DaysinLA

Courtney Barnett played the El Rey for the 4th night of Red Bull’s Sound Select #30DaysInLA series. After getting loads of Red Bull swag, munching on empanadas, and getting strung out on vodka Red Bulls (THERE WAS SO MUCH RED BULL) I bumped into fellow Grimy Goods contributor Mark Ortega. Below we discuss the shows […]

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An Interview with Courtney Barnett: Books, Tomatoes and Life On The Road

Courtney Barnett has been on tour for the better part of the last two years. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that when I get in touch with her over Skype she sounds relieved to be back home in Australia. “It’s so good to be back and seeing everyone.” she tells me, “it’s been awhile.” […]

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