News featuring Cat Power

The following news stories mention Cat Power. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 24964 hours ago.

’15 Jun 14 Sun

Sunday 14th June

  • Flo Morrissey: Tomorrow Will Be Beautiful review – youthful agility with depth


    Twenty-year-old Londoner Flo Morrissey’s debut album, produced in LA by Noah Georgeson (Joanna Newsom, Devendra Banhart) and Philippe Zdar (Phoenix), is a beautiful confection burgeoning with musical ideas, modulations and textures, and her voice has both the agility of youth and a depth beyond her years. The swooping, acoustic guitar-backed opener Show Me has clear echoes of Kate Bush; elsewhere, Cat Power or Newsom are evoked. The romantic string arrangements on standout tracks such as Betrayed or Wildflower place them somewhere between contemporary folk and 60s pop; the harmonies on Woman of Secret Gold might call to mind Harriet Wheeler of the Sundays to some; the chimes and cello accompaniment on the closing title track leave you wanting more.

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Friday 12th June

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Monday 2nd February

’14 Dec 19 Fri

Friday 19th December

  • R.I.P. Ardent Studios Founder and Big Star Producer John Fry

    John Fry, acclaimed producer and founder of Ardent Records, has died.   Fry founded Memphis institution Ardent Records in 1959. In addition to running a Christian label (Ardent Records) and a mainstream one (Ardent Music), Fry owned Ardent Studios, which was used by recording artists like Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, B.B. King and Stevie Ray Vaughan. In more recent years, R.E.M., the White Stripes, Cat Power and M.I.A. recorded there, as well.       Fry was best known for his work with Big Star, serving as a mentor and producer to the band on their first three albums: #1 Record...

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’14 Nov 26 Wed

Wednesday 26th November

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Wednesday 8th October

’14 Oct 7 Tue

Tuesday 7th October

  • Cat Power Cancels Toronto Show

    If you were hoping to attend Cat Power's upcoming Toronto show this week, we have some unfortunate news for you. Due to "unforeseen circumstances," the show tomorrow night (October 8) at Danforth Music Hall has been cancelled. The news comes via promoters Live Nation, who do not shed any further light on why the show was cancelled outright but ensure fans refunds are available at point of purchase. As previously reported, the show was to mark the closer of Cat Power's fall North American tour. On the plus side, she does have several more dates still set to take place in Europe. You...Read More

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’14 Sep 26 Fri

Friday 26th September

  • Dead Prez, Pharoah Sanders, Peaking Lights, Alexis Taylor & more playing William Onyeabor tribute at Central Park fest

    Money Mark, Sinkane, more at Atomic Bomb! rehearsal (more by Rebecca Greenfield)

    Yesterday we mentioned David Byrne's Luaka Bop label is celebrating 25 years with a few NYC events this October, and that one of those was the previously-announced Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor performance happening at Central Park's Modern Sky Fest (10/4-5) (which also includes Blood Brothers, Liars, Cat Power and more). Now the lineup for this edition of Atomic Bomb! has been announced and it includes hip hop vets Dead Prez, free jazz pioneer Pharoah Sanders, psych duo Peaking Lights (who also remixed Onyeabor), British soul/funk singer Jamie Lidell, DFA-signed Yeasayer/of Montreal collaborator Sinkane, Hot Chip singer Alexis Taylor, South African group The Mahotella Queens, Beastie Boys collaborator Money Mark, and "a FANTASTIC group of horn players and Nigerian percussionists" with still more TBA. Tickets, including single day passes and 2-day passes, are still…

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’14 Sep 9 Tue

Tuesday 9th September

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