Boise Weekly had a conversation with songwriter Courtney Barnett. She plays Boise's Knitting Factory Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 8 p.m.

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If the only thing that comes to mind when you hear the name AWOLNATION is the song “Sail,” (bonus points if the cat Vine pops into your head), be prepared to shuck the notion that this is a one-trick band.

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A catchy chorus, gnarly guitar riffs and a pulse straight out of the Deep South swamplands—that's how William Clark Green opens up his fifth studio album, Hebert Island (Bill Grease Records, 2018).

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Often, when a band begins to change its music after 15 years, the results can be frustratingly futile. But for Great Lake Swimmers, its new album, The Wave, The Wake, (Nettwerk, August 2018), it is clearly the start of a new, spectacular-sounding phase in the band's lifespan.

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Californication is every Idaho resident’s nightmare, but when singer-songwriter Andrew Sheppard traded in the coast for the pine trees, he wasn't moving in so much as returning home. The Ketchum-raised Sheppard released his second album while playing at Treefort this spring, and it doesn’t d…

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Mothers’ first album, When You Walk a Long Distance You Are Tired, did a good job of balancing lead singer Kristine Leschper’s atmospheric vocals with the backing of a full band, creating a fully-rounded sound throughout the album. But in its latest release, Render Another Ugly Method, that …


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