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Courtney Barnett polishes the mundane into the sublime at Greek Theatre

There’s a moment at the end of, “Avant Gardener,” a sleek monologue hitched to the back of a drowsily giddy guitar melody by Australian singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett, that never fails to thumb its way under the skin and tweak the heartstrings. “I’m not that good at breathing in,” Barnett wails tiredly into your ear. The […]

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile announce LA dates at Orpheum Theatre and Cathedral Sanctuary

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile (and the Sea Lice) team up for a Los Angeles performance at the Orpheum Theatre you will not want to miss. The two singer songwriters will take on the famed LA venue on Sunday, October 15 for an incredible evening of music. Additionally, Courtney and Kurt will also perform an LA date at […]

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Courtney Barnett at The Glass House
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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