Tag Archives: Jen Cloher

Rough Trade Shops’ Top 100 LPs of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s officially End-of-the-Year list season as Rough Trade Shops — always first out of the gate — have announced their Top 100 Albums of 2017…

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Free at Noon Flashback: Jen Cloher’s got a knack for wry, personal storytelling

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Free at Noon Flashback: Jen Cloher’s got a knack for wry, personal storytelling

Jen Cloher | photo by John Vettese for WXPN

Stories are powerful. They can place people in another’s shoes, or provide comfort in relatable, shared experiences. They can move listeners to tears, or to laughter, or to everything in between. To be a storyteller, then, makes you a force to be reckoned with. And that’s exactly what Jen Cloher is: a strong, wry storm of a storyteller.

You won’t find Cloher spinning made-up tales of fantasy though; whether it be through the deeply affecting songs she performed solo-style for today’s Free at Noon crowd, or by the comically-doused, stand-up worthy firsthand tales she recounted for context in ...

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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile played a collaborative Beacon Theatre show (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Backed by an all-star backing band, The Sea Lice, Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile played a combination of original material from the new album Lotta Sea Lice, covers of each other’s work, and other covers, including one of opener Jen Cloher’s songs, “Fear Is Like a Forest.”

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XPN’s Gotta Hear Song of the Week: “Forgot Myself” by Jen Cloher

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XPN’s Gotta Hear Song of the Week: “Forgot Myself” by Jen Cloher

Jen Cloher | Photo by Tajette O’Halloran

Australian guitarist, singer, and songwriter Jen Cloher will perform at WXPN’s Free At Noon this Friday, November 3rd at World Cafe Live. Cloher — who is married to Courtney Barnett, and co-founder of Milk! Records with her — is an excellent songwriter/guitarist is her own right, as showcased on her recently released self-titled album.

The song that starts the album, “Forgot Myself,” was recorded with Barnett on guitar and her bassist Bones Sloane, along with drummer Jen Sholakis. It’s got a musical vibe reminiscent of early Patti Smith (with lyrics that reference Ms. Smith ...

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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile @ Chicago’s Rockefeller Chapel (pics, setlist)

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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile are currently on tour in support of their collaborative album Lotta Sea Lice, and they just wrapped up a three-night stay in Chicago…

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Courtney Barnett, Twerps & more Australian artists contributing to marriage equality mixtape

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Australian government is currently conducting a national survey to see whether its citizens think same sex couples should be allowed to get married. To drive the “Yes” message, Australian artists like Courtney Barnett, Twerps, Beaches, Hockey Dad, Terry and more are contributing to the mixtape.

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watch Courtney Barnett’s “Elevator Operator” video ft. Sleater-Kinney, Jeff Tweedy & more

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One of the catchiest songs from Courtney Barnett’s Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit, “Elevator Operator” now has a really great music video

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