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
After 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.
A brave collection of remakes that continues to reaffirm how Marshall has become one of the consummate voices of her generation.
When 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.
For 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.
“The Greatest” by Cat Power. From The Greatest due January 24, 2006 on Matador.
The 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?
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
Pitchfork talks to Cat Power.