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Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015
Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Opener "Elevator Operator," from Sometimes, was a good introduction to her basic style: straightforward, unfancy guitar rock, vibrant but not aggressive, with conversational vocals and an observational lyrical style. Aided by her tight band featuring bassist Bones Sloane and drummer Dave Mudie, she stretched out within her framework, adding variety to her performance while remaining consistent in sound. The trio ranged from the garage-rocking "Canned Tomatoes" and melancholy balladry of "An Illustration of Loneliness" to the lovely folk rocking "Depreston" and the power popping "Dead Fox." She earned special kudos from the eager audience with "Small Poppies" and "Avant Gardener," both featuring rambling lyrics that move from mundane observation to philosophical contemplation - a Barnett specialty. - [ACLTV]

Australian charmer Courtney Barnett is currently in town, having taped an episode of Austin City Limits that will air later this year. You can check out pictures from her ACL performance, and the setlist, in this post.

Courtney is sticking around Austin tonight (6/5) for a sold-out show at Mohawk with tourmates Chastity Belt and Darren Hanlon. More pics from Austin City Limits below...

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Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Courtney Barnett taping for Austin City Limits - 6/4/2015

Set list for the 6/4 Austin City Limits Taping:
Elevator Operator
Lance Jr
An Illustration Of Loneliness
Canned Tomatoes
Small Poppies
Dead Fox
Depreston
Debbie Downer
Nobody Really Cares If You Don't Go To the Party
Avant Gardner
Kim's Caravan
Pedestrian At Best

Encore:
Heavy Heart
History Eraser