Tag Archives: Courtney Barnett

Interview: Courtney Barnett on her great new album, writing political songs, and only ever eating carrots

In the three hours before she sat down with KEXP for an interview at the Sasquatch! Music Festival, Courtney Barnett nailed a mainstage performance, signed a massive stack of records for fans, and posed for some portraits backstage. Despite having an incredibly busy afternoon, however, the Melbourne, Australia songwriter didn’t seem tired in the least.Read more…

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Thursday Music News

If you’ve ever wanted to put Nick Cave in your pocket, now’s your chance! LA-based toy company Plasticgod will release six different variations of a mini-figurine based on the iconic frontman, each named after a different song of his. Just check out the detail in the “Red Right Hand” model! Each lil’ guy will setRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

While we wait for a new Parquet Courts full-length, the boys from Brooklyn tease fans with two split 7″ releases instead. Today, they unveil a collaboration with Vermont artist Joey Pizza Slice (which is a GREAT name, btw): only 500 copies will be pressed of this August 11th release via Wharf Cat. On August 14th,Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 6/15

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, June 15th: Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jamie xx The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon:Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

If you missed The Jesus and Mary Chain on their recent stop at The Showbox, you can at least pick up the new live album they’ve just announced: Live at Barrowlands. Originally released for Record Store Day, the 2008 Scottish show celebrated the 30th anniversary of their debut, Psychocandy, and will be reissued as aRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 6/1

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, June 1st: Conan: Courtney Barnett Last Call with Carson Daly: Waters The Late Late ShowRead more…

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Sasquatch 2015, Day 4: Courtney Barnett

From the beginning, much of the praise directed at Courtney Barnett has been centered on her talents as a clever, affecting lyricist. While that praise is completely deserved – you don’t get away with naming your debut Sometimes I Sit and Think and Sometimes I Just Sit unless you’ve got the incisive wit to backRead more…

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Sasquatch! 2015 Video Round-Up

Fire up your Winnebagos and ready your best port-a-potty stance because it’s that time of the year again kids… give it up for Sasquatch! For those of you making the voyage out to the Gorge, we here at KEXP wish you an enjoyable and safe weekend. May the skies be clear, blue, and hail-free forRead more…

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Monday Music News

As we reported last month, crowd-surfer extraordinaire Mac DeMarco will release a new EP this fall titled (appropriately) Another One. Today, he shares the mini-album’s first track “The Way You’d Love Her,” which you can stream below. DeMarco also announced more tour dates, including a Thursday, October 29th stop at The Moore Theatre. Another OneRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Courtney Barnett brings us the dark, somber video for the track “Kim’s Caravan” off her latest Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit. She says the song was inspired by her concerns for the Great Barrier Reef, and describes the tune as “an apocalyptic tale of our world painted black with oilRead more…

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