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Track, Video and Album News: Courtney Barnett

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Album Review : Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile’s ‘Lotta Sea Lice’

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Album Review: Kurt Vile – b’lieve i’m goin down

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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 …

YOUR favourite alt.rock shredder, J. Mascis – I mean are the guitar breaks in “Freak Scene” the best ever committed to tape? There’s a strong argument – has announced the excellent news that Dinosaur Jr. are all set to release their thirteenth studio album, Sweep It Into Space, on Jagjaguwar come April 23rd; which good …

Mike Polizze of Purling Hiss and Birds of Maya has announced that his debut solo album ‘Long Lost Solace Find’ is out on July 31st via Paradise of Bachelors, and from it he’s released the lead single ‘Revelation’. Performed entirely with longtime friend Kurt Vile and recorded by War on Drugs engineer Jeff Zeigler, it’s …

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 …

This must be the most perfect laconic, low-fi alt.country indie music match in history – Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile are releasing an album together entitled “Lotta Sea Lice”, due out on 13 October 2017. First release off the album is the song “Over Everything” and it is everything you would expect from these two …

Belgium’s Les Ardentes Festival is now over ten years old, so this year it added an extra day, making it a five-day extravaganza. I’ve been to every one, and my role for most of them as onstage announcer has given me fly-on-the-wall access to it and how it operates. Unlike in the U.K., where the …

Kurt Vile comes off as a bit of a mystery at first. You listen to the guy as he mumbles and shrugs his way through a song, surrounded by some really great music. You wonder is this guy for real? You listen some more and little details, shaded nuances, and sly phrases begin to make …