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It's Officially Summer: Songs Of The Summer In Chicago So Far

For fans keeping score at home, June 21st equals the summer solstice. Although Chicago ushered in the summer with a disruptive downpour, several XRT artists have kick-started summer and masked the otherwise unwelcoming weather with songs more reminiscent of the sun-drenched months Chicagoans have...
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May 4, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Courtney Barnett performs during the 2018 Shaky Knees Music Festival at Central Park. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports

Where Courtney Barnett Meets The Handmaid's Tale

It’s been 2 weeks since we’ve been graced with Courtney Barnett’s second LP Tell Me How You Really Feel , and the Australian indie rocker has delivered again. We’ve been playing “Nameless, Faceless” in rotation on XRT since it came out last February, but did you know you were singing along to a...
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Courtney Barnett Reveals Why She Used A Typewriter To Write Lyrics

Plus, she reveals how her collaboration with Kurt Vile came about.
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May 4, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Courtney Barnett performs during the 2018 Shaky Knees Music Festival at Central Park. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports

Courtney Barnett Releases Instructional Video for "Sunday Roast"

Not a cooking show, but just as tasty.
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Dominic Simper and Kevin Parker with Tame Impala early Saturday morning during the 2016 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival at Great Stage Park.

Courtney Barnett, Fleet Foxes, The War on Drugs, Tame Impala to Headline Pitchfork Music Festival

This Summer will mark the 13th year that Pitchfork brings an incredible festival to Chicago's Union Park, returning July 20th, 21st, and 22nd. The fest always manages to host an international weekend that feels intimate and local, and the outlook for this year looks once again, excellent. Tame...
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