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Cat Power – Sun

Cat Power – Sun (Matador) The story goes that when Chan Marshall set off to begin the follow up to the very hard to follow up The Greatest, she presented her progress to a friend. She could tell that the new material didn’t grab her friend in quite the manner that she hoped, and after … Continue reading Cat Power – Sun

Lollapalooza 2008: Don't Be Old, Be Fun

Lollapalooza 2008After attending two big music festivals every summer since 2005, it’s easy to feel burned out and unmotivated. But you can still have a great time if you just turn off your grouchiness, relax, and float downstream. A mind-blowing headliner helps, too.

Pitchfork Fest 2007: Days 2-3

Forkfest beer tentWhen it’s mid-70s and breezy, you can wear jeans if you want, you can drink good beer, and you can work your way through a thick crowd occasionally bumping into a scantily clad young person without immediately being covered in stank.

Coachella 2006

Yeah Yeah Yeahs at Coachella, 2006For the third year in a row, Stacey K. Anderson heads out into the desert to cover Coachella for Glorious Noise. It’s getting more commercial, but you might still find enlightenment if you know where to look.

I Walked Off to Look for America

What's good and invisible and almost secret about AmericaThe emotional distance between an estranged father and a daughter of divorce can be wider than the Atlantic Ocean. Can Charley Patton and Cat Power help to bridge the gap and salve the feelings of abandonment?

Hi, Hello, I Love You to Everybody: Cat Power

Cat Power Majestic Theatre, Detroit, April 15, 2003 Chan Marshall had a neat trick up the sleeve of her shapeless flannel Tuesday night. Performing her dark-toned folk tales for an unruly hodgepodge of indie fashionistas, reverent fans, and blathering curiosity seekers, she convinced each of them that her show was a personal, individual gift. But … Continue reading Hi, Hello, I Love You to Everybody: Cat Power