Chan Marshall, AKA Cat Power, has been rather unstable lately. When she came through town on her most recent tour, Cat had a full-on meltdown and it just made us feel really awkward watching her. Then she did that all over the country, releasing letters to us about how mean we are to judge her and ... More >>
It's all over, folks. For now. After the release of her album Sun, multiple trips to the hospital, trainwrecks on tour, an angry response to Crossfade's concert review, and an all-caps Tumblr warning ... Cat Power (AKA Chan Marshall) has finally postponed the remainder of her current tour. It's a ... More >>
Chan Marshall never really seems to catch a break. While her management and PR team were pushing Marshall's new album Sun as the ultimate proof that she'd finally gotten her shit together, we here at Crossfade knew something was up when the songstress was hospitalized and Tweeting weird shit, just ... More >>
Cat Power Grand Central, Miami Thursday, October 11, 2012 Better Than: Manhattan after a nuclear war. For Chan Marshall, better known as Cat Power, the weight of her gifts has proven a heavy burden to shoulder over the years. And as such, most fans understand that purchasing a ticket to see the A ... More >>
Cat Power (AKA Chan Marshall) is a brilliant indie rock badass. But she apparently doesn't dig criticism. Especially the kind that she perceives to be unfairly judgmental, arrogant, and "square." This morning, we here at Crossfade, the Miami New Times' music blog, ran a review of Marshall's Sun to ... More >>
Holy, Manhattan Project! Did you know we're living on a post-apocalyptic island? It's true. But on the upside, we just might get to spend the End of Days sharing a bunker with indie goddess and longtime SoFla resident Cat Power. In a new interview with Ocean Drive magazine, Power (née Chan Mar ... More >>
According to Yahoo!, model/singer Chan Marshall (AKA Cat Power) was hospitalized at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach over the weekend. Power's record label confirmed she was admitted to the hospital, but it would not confirm the medical issue.Read Also:Cat Power Announces Sun North American ... More >>
See also "Cat Power Announces Sun North American Tour, Kicking Off at Grand Central in Miami." Given the historical precedent, a polite listening party at a quirky record-and-coffee shop like Sweat Records might be the safest option if one were jonsing for an earful of Chan Marshall. Performing a ... More >>
See also "Cat Power's Sun Album Announced, Listen to First Single, 'Ruin.'" Hell to the yeah! Cat Power is back! After a six-year hiatus, the singer-songwriter otherwise known as Chan Marshall is set to release a new album, Sun, at the beginning of September. And where there is an album release, t ... More >>
Longtime Miami resident and impossibly beguiling indie hero Chan Marshall is back with the first Cat Power album of original material in over six years. The album, parts of which were recorded in Miami, will be released on September 4. It's called Sun and will probably be amazing because, well, why ... More >>
Just because there are some shady allegations about Wyclef Jean's Yele Haiti foundation doesn't mean all celeb-assisted Haiti-relief efforts aren't to be trusted. And just because the devastation in the nearby nation has been out of the news recently doesn't mean you should stop giving.Crafts for ... More >>
As I type this, Lilith Fair's official site is crashing like any web coverage devoted to Tiger Woods' return to professional golf at this year's Masters. And for good reason. The all-female touring festival featuring the likes of Loretta Lynn, Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Tegan and ... More >>
via lilithfair.comLoretta is betta!In no particular order:1. Cat Power 2. The Gossip3. Erykah Badu4. Jill Scott5. Metric6. MARY J. BLIGE7. Tegan and Sarah8. Emmylou Harris9. Ximena Sarinana10. Sia11. Chairlift12. Nneka13. Marina and the Diamonds14. Janelle Monae15. La Roux ........and, my persona ... More >>
via flickr.com/people/lornethomson/She's acted in Christmas Vacation, Cape Fear, and Natural Born Killers. She started Juliette and the Licks, which disbanded this year, and now she's back on the music scene with Juliette Lewis & The New Romantics. Unlike many actors-turned musicians, Juliette L ... More >>
Cat PowerMonday, July 13, 2009Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale Better Than: Seeing Chan Marshall break down. The Review: In the '90s, there was a lo-fi revival that positioned itself against what it saw as the pseudo-sensitivity of commercially-successful alternative rock in bands li ... More >>
She of the haunting, breathy voice and unpredictable stage shows is coming to Culture Room on July 13. Cat Power aka Chan Marshall recently announced a new U.S. tour in support of her most recent album Jukebox.Just be forewarned if you buy tickets to this show. If she's on, you're in for one of the ... More >>
A couple weeks ago I got a mailed copy of Elizabeth Goodman's new Cat Power book, Cat Power: A Good Woman. Although it's deeply reported, it's unauthorized; Chan Marshall refused to speak with Goodman for the project, and thus all her quotes therein are indirect. It's a fast-paced read, but I'm go ... More >>
If you read Crossfade or New Times at all, you'll know that John Hood is a regular contributor (and a regular man-about-town). But long ago, before I was his "boss" (although nobody is really the Hood's boss), I happened upon one of his Thug Sinatra evenings, then at the old Harrison's steak restaur ... More >>
Mark Mauer LA Weekly's blog Play visits the wall where the late singer/songwriter Elliot Smith posed for his Figure 8 album. Since his death in 2003, it has become an informal memorial to Smith. According to SF Weekly, Miami Beach resident Chan Marshall, better known as Cat Power, is scheduled to ... More >>
Here come the four words many live-music junkies in Miami never wanted to hear: Studio A is closing. Rumors of its demise had plagued the venue practically since its opening in spring 2006, but staff has confirmed that after two years of live shows and alternative club nights, it's shutting its door ... More >>
Kimya Dawson is back, better than ever, thanks to a little movie called Juno.
By Andy Vihstadt Separated at Birth Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan premiered the first material from their Gutter Twins project on MySpace last week. The duo, dubbed as the “Satanic Everly Brothers,” will be releasing Saturnalia on Sub Pop on March 4. Get on their space to stream a couple of tr ... More >>
Ten good live moments in South Florida this year.
Well 2007 is over, done and almost forgotten. So stop looking back on the year that's past and take a look at what you have to look forward to from the music world in just the first couple months of 2008. Here's a look at some of the first albums to drop this year ... Ringo Starr – The Liverpool ... More >>
I often forget to check up on Vice's online TV venture, VBS.TV, and that's just as well, because then I would really never get anything done at the computer. Why? Original mini shows that are informative and entertaining, but without relying on a bunch of slick professional "hip" gimmickry. Actually ... More >>
By ANDY VIHSTADT Led On Those of you waiting on a full-scale reunion tour from Led Zeppelin should find something else to obsess about in 2008. According to Robert Plant’s site , he and Alison Krauss are launching a European tour in May with US dates to follow. In the meantime, here’s the setl ... More >>
By ANDY VIHSTADT Stephen Malkmus, at left Gold Soundz Along with the deluxe version of Pavement’s Brighten the Corners, Stephen Malkmus will be issuing solo LP4 in 2008. You Ain’t No Picasso’s has more info and a live version of the title-track from the forthcoming Real Emotional Trash, du ... More >>
Photo by Jeffrey Delannoy Cat Power October 22, 2007 Studio A Better Than: Finding out Syd Barrett still sings in honky tonks. The Review: The last time I caught Cat Power at Studio A, it was just her, her pain, her anger and her keyboard – and a crowd of about 300. Last night, on the same stag ... More >>
In the studio with Cat Power
Places (Saddle Creek)
After years as an underground MC hero, El-P drops a sonic bomb that will rock your world
The Greatest (Matador)
Cinder (Touch and Go)
Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.
Cat Power at I/O
Sixteen Haiku & Other Stories (Thirsty Ear)
Sorry, Miami -- music is more than music to make love to
Manuel Artime Theater
Rosanne Cash is the friend who will say, or sing, what you can't
You Are Free "Matador Records"
The Blackened Air "Touch and Go"