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New Music: Courtney Barnett

I heard “Avant Gardener” on WFUV, the Fordham University radio station. It’s a great song. Below is “Depreston,” another good one, performed at the station, which is one of the good things about New York.

Here is some of what AllMusic says about the talented Australian singer/songwriter/guitarist:

Melbourne-based singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett first came to light in 2012 when her self-released EP, I’ve Got a Friend Called Emily Ferris, appeared and was roundly praised across Australia. Her conversational, deadpan delivery and garage rock-infused folk-pop style caught the attention of influential website Pitchfork, which named her song “Avant Gardener” one of its Best New Tracks during the summer of 2013. (Continue Reading…)

Here is Barnett’s website.

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