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Cat Power played Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night. Backed by ?uestlove and "Captain" Kirk Douglas of the Roots, Chan Marshall performed "Manhattan" from her most recent record Sun, released in…   Read Story »
You know how I've been threatening to get weird with this column, to start including late-night performances and whatever other random bits of music-related video that might find their way on this…   Read Story »
"Manhattan" is an absolutely gorgeous wafting cloud of a song from Cat Power's excellent 2012 album Sun, and its brand-new video effectively works as a love letter to the titular island. In the clip,…   Read Story »
On Cat Power's 2012 album Sun, Chan Marshall flirted with dark, atmospheric electronic pop textures that had never previously touched her music. And on a remix of the Sun standout "Manhattan," the…   Read Story »
To a cynic, 2012 might have looked a lot like the Year Of The Bellyache. With musicians from Jana Hunter to John Mellencamp candidly addressing their personal economic realities in blog posts and…   Read Story »
"Don't call it a comeback" is usually a phrase uttered self-protectively by musicians who are very much coming back from some degree of obscurity. Dr. Dre wasn't exactly absent during the seven-year…   Read Story »
You know Chan Marshall has made some mental progress if she's moved from mortifying onstage freakouts to making fun of herself for all those mortifying onstage freakouts. In a new Funny Or Die…   Read Story »
Though some health and financial woes may keep Cat Power from continuing her tour, that didn't stop Chan Marshall from hitting Conan last night. She performed Sun standout "Cherokee" and you can…   Read Story »
Chan Marshall famously took years and spent a shit-ton of her own money to record the new Cat Power album Sun. That decision made for a great album, but it may have bit her in the ass financially.…   Read Story »
In the video for "Cherokee," the single from Cat Power's excellent new album Sun, Chan Marshall engages in zombie laser battle in some sort of immaculately designed apocalyptic future. Marshall…   Read Story »