Courtney Barnett

It was an anxious year, and that was reflected in NOW's critics' 10 best albums from 2018, which alternated between amplifying our insecurities and soothing them. Read more

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Pooneh Ghana

Courtney Barnett interview: With her witty first-person insight into universal themes, the Australian singer/songwriter is an accidental expert on Toronto’s vanishing venues crisis. Read more


Janelle Monáe, Radiohead, Lauryn Hill and Erykah Badu are included in the best Toronto concerts this summer. Plus, Nano Mutek provides a tease for Mutek Festival in Montreal, and the final Warped Tour ever rolls through town. Read more

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On Courtney Barnett's new album Tell Me How You Really Feel, the witty Australian singer/songwriter articulates the anxiety in her own mind and of the current cultural moment. Read more

Album reviews

Kurt Vile & Courtney Barnett

Danny Cohen

They might not have had much rapport in their banter, but the two rambling, laid-back songwriters communicated seamlessly through music Read more

Concert reviews

From the Horror Master to local pop-artist U.S. Girls, this is going to be a crazy good season for shows Read more


WayHome Day 1: Neil Young, alt-J, Courtney Barnett and others Read more

Concert reviews

Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit Read more

Album reviews