Courtney Barnett is currently in the US touring as part of the Here and There festival, a series of shows that Barnett curated with a unique lineup for each date. The revolving bill includes appearances from Alvvays, Sleater-Kinney, Snail Mail, Japanese Breakfast, Julia Jacklin, Wet Leg and many more.
Coinciding with the tour, Barnett – via her Milk! Records label – has announced a compilation of demos and live versions from artists taking part in the Here and There tour. Money raised will go towards the National Network of Abortion Funds, which aids in removing financial and logistical barriers to abortion access, and Advocates for Youth, which works alongside young people in the US in their fight for reproductive and sexual health rights and social justice.
Listen to Courtney Barnett’s ‘If I Don’t Hear From You Tonight (Demo)’ from Here and There
Barnett has contributed a demo of her Things Take Time, Take Time cut ‘If I Don’t Hear From You Tonight’. The release also includes demos of unreleased songs by Julia Jacklin, the Beths and Caroline Rose and live versions of songs by Sleater-Kinney, Bedouine, Faye Webster and Hana Vu.
Here and There: B-Sides, Live Tracks + Demos will be released next Friday, 19th August, exclusively via Bandcamp – pre-orders are here. It’s available as a limited edition cassette, only 1200 copies of which will be made, or as a digital download. That’ll only be available to purchase for three months after its released, so hop to it if you’re keen.
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