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Here’s All the Music Stuff That Happened Today

Donald Trump is the president-elect of the United States, and many of us are feeling some combination of stress, fear, and disappointment. Nonetheless, the hype machine…
Anna Gaca / November 9, 2016

The Julie Ruin Covered Courtney Barnett’s ‘Pedestrian At Best’

Sometimes you Hit Reset on the Julie Ruin and a Courtney Barnett song comes out. Kathleen Hanna's dance-punk group covered Barnett's "Pedestrian at Best" during their show at Chicago's Thalia…
Anna Gaca / July 15, 2016

Courtney Barnett Sees the World As an ‘Elevator Operator’ in New Video

It feels like it's been with us for a decade, but amazingly, it was just last year that Melbourne singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett released her masterful…
Andrew Unterberger / July 6, 2016

Sound On Sound 2016 Lineup: Run the Jewels, Young Thug, Courtney Barnett, and More

The slate of upcoming inaugural fall festivals is stacked with the New York City version of Roots Picnic and Queens' Meadows Music & Arts Festival both debuting this October.
Brian Josephs / June 28, 2016

Jukebox Jury: Esperanza Spalding on Writing an Opera and Doris Day’s Street Cred

On first listen, the final song on Esperanza Spalding’s Emily’s D+Evolution feels very familiar, but that sense of comfort gets warped into something more sinister and…
Connor O'Brien / June 13, 2016

Courtney Barnett Plays Smoky ‘New Speedway Boogie’ on ‘Fallon’

Courtney Barnett visited The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to play "New Speedway Boogie," her contribution to the National's all-star Grateful Dead tribute project, Day of the Dead. The 59-song…
Anna Gaca / May 28, 2016

Hangout Fest 2016: The Weeknd, Vince Staples, and Jason Isbell Shine After Hours-Long Weather Delay

This past weekend, Hangout Fest returned to Gulf Shores, Alabama, for its seventh go-round, boasting an eclectic lineup and, thanks to its ocean-front location, some…
Dan Reilly / May 23, 2016

‘Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go to the Party’ When You Can Watch Courtney Barnett on ‘SNL’ Instead

Was there a party last night? Did you go? Nobody really cares if you did, not when you could have stayed in and watched Courtney Barnett…
Anna Gaca / May 22, 2016

Hear the National, Courtney Barnett, the War on Drugs, and More Cover Grateful Dead

The National's long-in-the-works Grateful Dead tribute project will at last be released to the public. Titled Day of the Dead, the 59-song box set will feature…
Rachel Brodsky / March 24, 2016

Here’s Jeff Tweedy and Courtney Barnett Covering David Bowie’s ‘Queen Bitch’

Friendly guitar dad Jeff Tweedy is on tour with his son, Spencer Tweedy, and his other band, also called Tweedy. Last night in Melbourne, Australia,…
Anna Gaca / March 21, 2016

The National’s Grateful Dead Tribute Album Features Courtney Barnett, Wilco, the Flaming Lips, and More

The National announced their Grateful Dead tribute album all the way back in 2011, but now it's finally coming out, and based off of the…
James Grebey / March 17, 2016

Courtney Barnett Reminds Us ‘Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go to the Party’ on ‘Colbert’

Australia's premiere songwriter Courtney Barnett brought to The Late Show With Stephen Colbert "Nobody Really Cares If You Don't Go to the Party," confirming once again…
Harley Brown / February 18, 2016

The Ten Things About the 2016 Grammys That Are Gonna Piss Everyone Off

If righteous indignation isn't the reflexive reaction for most folks when watching the Grammys, it's probably at least their preferred mode of viewership. Because really,…
Andrew Unterberger / February 12, 2016

Grammys 2016: Who Should Win, Who Will Win, and Who Was Snubbed?

With the 2016 Grammys coming up this Monday, the SPIN staff takes a look at ten of the biggest categories to determine who should will, who…
SPIN Staff / February 12, 2016

Mountain Jam 2016 Lineup: Beck, Wilco, the Avett Brothers, and More

Hunter, New York's annual Mountain Jam music festival has announced its 2016, with headliners that include Beck, the Avett Brothers, and Wilco. Held from June…
Brennan Carley / January 13, 2016
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