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Courtney Barnett


Track: jade imagine – Big Old House

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New Track: Thomas Keating – Today, I’m Staying Home

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Album Review: Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You really Feel

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The Velvet Underground are of course every indie music fan’s favourite band – the band that launched a thousand musical careers. A new tribute album from Verve Records, ‘I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground & Nico’ with tracks from Iggy Pop & Matt Sweeney, St. Vincent & Thomas Bartlett, Sharon Van …

Australian indie icon Courtney Barnett has just announced the release of her third studio album ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’ on 12 November 2021 through Marathon Artists and released the first single, ‘Rae Street’. ‘Rae Street’ is a gentle, reflective track with Barnett’s signature wry observations on the vicissitudes of life: immediate real and acute …

Australia’s iconic balladeer Courtney Barnett has just released an MTV Unplugged Live in Melbourne on the eve of an announcement that she will be supporting fellow Melburnian Nick Cave with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds UK and Ireland tour. Bringing together a host of music luminaries, with some covers, some golden oldies and a …

Signed to Courtney Barnett’s label, Milk! Records in Australia and more recently adding to London’s Marathon Artists, three piece jade imagine have just released their new single ‘Big Old House’. It’s louche, laid back and as cool as cool can be. Simple, low-fi and with the poise of Velvet Underground meeting Mazzy Star. Singer, Jade …

Critically acclaimed Australian rocker Courtney Barnett and psych rock outfit Temples are among the first wave of acts announced for the seventh edition of Manchester Psych Fest on 30 August 2019. The festival will also bring London post-punkers Goat Girl back to Manchester, along with much-loved lo-fi duo The Lovely Eggs, fuzzy outfit The Cult …

‘Today, I’m Staying Home’ is a glorious, anthemic paean to cocooning from a prodigious new talent, Thomas Keating. A rippling acoustic bedrock underpins Keatings open heartfelt singing and chorus as wide and open as the Simpson Desert. This is a catchy, jaunty pop song whose lyrics are contrastingly tinged with a hint of regret and …

Courtney Barnett is swiftly developing global adulation for her low-fi, heartfelt vignettes of life which capture with great honesty her trials and tribulations and insecurities. Like Jonathan Richman, there is a brutal honesty in her lyrics that reveal a bruised innocence, backed with an increasingly muscular instrumentation that creeps up and surprises. Themes reflect her …

Following the release of her excoriating attack on keyboard warriors, ‘Nameless/Faceless’, the inimitable Courtney Barnett is back with a more reflective single in ‘Need A Little Time’ from her forthcoming album, ‘Tell Me How You Really Feel’. This song has all the hallmarks of Barnett’s droll, personal lyrics that poetically capture her unique perspectives on …

Fresh from a brilliant collaboration with Kurt Vile, Melbourne’s iconic Courtney Barnett is not resting on her laurels. She has just announced details of a new album entitled ‘Tell Me How You Really Feel’ for release on 18 May through Marathon Artists/Milk! Records as well as releasing a video for a new single, “Nameless/Faceless”. “Nameless/Faceless” …

Maybe you were like me(or maybe you weren’t) that when you heard Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile were making a collaborative album together it just seemed like the perfect match. There’s a care-free quality about both of them that a coming together of these two seemed like the right thing. The essential thing, even. I’ve …