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Archives: Courtney Barnett

Friday Five: Rock the Garden 2019 edition

This week at the Current, we’re looking forward to Rock the Garden, the single-day fest we’ll put on this weekend with the Walker Art Center. So I thought Friday Five might as well reflect that today. Before you lather on the sunscreen, dig out your water bottles, and pull out your tickets (available here), you […]

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Review and photos: Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile explore their wonderful friendship at the Palace Theatre

When Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile are onstage together, their musical conversation parallels their friendship and working relationship. Much of last night at the Palace Theatre was about letting things evolve and finding the natural groove rather than forcing it. Perhaps that’s why Barnett and Vile fit so well together; they allow each other to […]

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Watch Courtney Barnett’s new video ‘Pedestrian at Best’

Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett has been busy at work recording the follow-up to her 2013 Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas. We’re pleased to present the video for “Pedestrian at Best,” the first single from Barnett’s new album recorded with producer Burke Reid. The new album, Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just […]

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