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Courtney E. Smith

Refinery29

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Past:
  • Consequence of Sound
  • Radio.com

Recent articles by Courtney:

Ingrid Andress On Creating Her Debut Album Lady Like

Ingrid Andress isn't just topping the country charts, she's breaking them for women. → Read More

A Quarantine Playlist For Every Mood

Sad? Alone? On Zoom for a happy hour? Trying to sleep? Need to dance out the anxiety? We've got a playlist for that. → Read More

New Music To Know This Week: Zelma Stone Is In Dreamland, Rileyy Lanez Is Out Of Patience & More

Zelma Stone is in dreamland. Jenevieve is emotionally smooth. Maya Killtron starts a dance party. pineappleCITI will overcome. Rileyy Lanez is out of patience. → Read More

Even Though Coachella Is Cancelled, There Are So Many Concerts You Can Stream

A lot of musicians are taking the opportunity to bring their music, and some information about staying safe and helping those in need, to you. → Read More

New Music To Know This Week: Go Day Drinking With Chloe Lilac & Hear The Best Song By A 14-Year-Old

Chloe Lilac wants it obvious. Patricia Lalor describes a dream. San Mei brings '80s vibes. Dana Gavanski is here for small favors. Saint Bodhi is in a bad mood. → Read More

New Music To Know This Week: Dream Wife Are An All Girl Dream Team & More

Dream Wife made a record with all women. Alice Phoebe Lou is that witch. Keyah/Blu has a hypnotic flow. Zola loves her crystals. The Northern Belle drop a breakup backbeat. → Read More

Put On This Playlist & Have A Party At Home For Spring Break

Are your spring break plans cancelled? Not to worry, you can throw your own party — and we've got a playlist for that. → Read More

Refresh Your Playlist This Spring With The Best New Songs Of The Season

New Music from Lady Gaga, Doja Cat, and Megan Thee Stallion? Yes please! → Read More

New Music To Know This Week: Courtney Marie Andrews Mends A Broken Heart & More

Courtney Marie Andrews has a heart on the mend. Liza Anne hit the tequila. BOSCO is golden. Boy Scouts is wrapped in nostalgia. S.G. Goodman is straight from the Delta. → Read More

New Music To Know: Disco With Jessie Ware & Practice Mindfulness With Milan Ring — Plus A Few More

Jessie Ware is at the disco. Marem Ladson knows a sad Spanish song. Elah Hale gets more than one star. Grizzly Coast is the rawest. Milan Ring practices mindfulness. → Read More

New Music February 21, 2020: JAAS,

JAAS is my musical therpay. Olivia Awbrey is a guitar god. Tasha the Amazon is about to blow up. chloe morindo wants to be a ghost. Ac Sapphire is heading to the desert. → Read More

New Music To Know This Week: Christine & The Queens Are On Your Team & More

Christine & The Queens know it's lonely. Sharon Van Etten takes the high road. Lido Pimienta defies genres. Jockstrap don't make perfect pop. Puss N Boots have the yeehaw agenda. → Read More

Urban Outfitters Serene Space Collection Decor Best Buy

Make your home a sanctuary with these top picks from the Urban Outiftters Serene Space Collection. → Read More

New Music To Know This Week: Eve Owen & Mai Kino Take A Dip & Other Great Songs

Eve Owen is pure folk. Mai Kino goes for a swim. Reva DeVito places her bet. Raveena knows the sticky sweet of love. Dawn would die without you. → Read More

New Music To Know This Week: Waxahatchee Is Back, CocoRosie Made A Lullaby & More

Waxahatchee is back and better than ever. CocoRosie sing me to sleep. Alina Baraz gets in the brain. Alex the Astronaut thinks you're great. Kiana Ledé sampled Outkast! → Read More

Kobe Bryant, Former NBA Star, Is Dead At 41

Former NBA player Kobe Bryant is dead, following a helicopter crash in California. → Read More

Stay Warm All Winter With This Playlist Of New Music

If you're searching for hot songs to keep you warm in the cold, bleak winter this playlist has got you covered. → Read More

Predictinng The 2020 Grammy Award Winners

Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Ariana Grande, oh my! Here's who we think will take home some Grammys in 2020. → Read More

7 Women Who Changed The Game In Music In the 2010s

This decade saw a sea change in how women in music operate, get treated by the industry, and interact with their fans — thanks to these women. → Read More

Kevin Spacey Breaks Silence Holidays, Accuser Dead

Kevin Spacey's holiday message is becoming a tradition. But not everyone is okay with it. → Read More