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Pixies and Modest Mouse Announce Co-Headlining Tour Dates; Cat Power to Support

Pixies’ Doggerel Out Now via BMG and Modest Mouse’s The Golden Casket Out Now via Epic

Mar 29, 2023

Pixies and Modest Mouse have announced some new co-headlining U.S. tour dates, with Cat Power to be the support act. More

May 31, 2022

Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) has shared a cover of The Rolling Stones’ 1969 song “You Got the Silver.” The new cover follows the release of her latest album Covers, which came out in January via Domino. More

Apr 20, 2022

Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) has shared a video for her cover of The Pogues’ “A Pair of Brown Eyes,” directed by Jim Jarmusch. Marshall’s cover of “A Pair of Brown Eyes” is featured on her latest album, Covers. More

Under the Radar Announces Special 20th Anniversary Double Issue

Issue 69 Has Two Cover Group Shots Featuring Grandaddy, CHVRCHES, Kamasi Washington, Bat For Lashes, Weyes Blood, The Divine Comedy, Elbow, Nilüfer Yanya, Miki Berenyi, The Horrors, and Rose Elinor Dougall

Dec 21, 2021

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our new print issue, which is our special 20th Anniversary Issue. It’s a double issue celebrating two decades of the magazine (our first issue came out in December 2001). The issue has shipped out to subscribers and stores and can now be bought from us directly here. The issue features two special covers, each featuring a different group of musicians together. More

Dec 14, 2021

Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) has shared a video for her new cover of Billie Holiday’s “I’ll Be Seeing You.” Marshall has also shared the song “Unhate,” an updated version of the song “Hate” from her 2006 album, The Greatest. Both newly-released songs will be on Marshall’s upcoming album, Covers, which is out on January 14, 2022 via Domino. More

Nov 01, 2021

Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) has shared a video for a new cover of the 2009 Dead Man’s Bones track “Pa Pa Power.” It is the latest release from her forthcoming album, Covers, which will be out on January 14, 2022 via Domino. Marshall has also announced a string of U.S. tour dates for the first half of 2022. More

Oct 22, 2021

Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan and Soulsavers (aka Rich Machin) have teamed up once again and are releasing a new covers album, the fittingly entitled Imposter, on November 12 via Columbia. Now they have shared its second single, a cover of “The Dark End of the Street,” which was originally a 1966 single for James Carr. Chips Moman and Dan Penn wrote the song, which over the years has also been covered by Aretha Franklin, Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner, Elvis Costello, Frank Black, and others. More

Oct 08, 2021

Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan and Soulsavers (aka Rich Machin) have teamed up once again and are releasing a new covers album, the fittingly entitled Imposter, on November 12 via Columbia. Now they have shared its first single, a cover of Cat Power’s 1998 song “Metal Heart.” It was shared via a black & white video featuring in-the-studio footage. More

Oct 07, 2021

Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) has announced a new album, Covers, which will consist entirely of cover songs. Marshall has also shared her renditions of Frank Ocean’s “Bad Religion” and the Pogues’ “A Pair of Brown Eyes,” both of which will be featured on the album. Last night, Marshall performed her cover of “Bad Religion” on The Late Late Show with James Corden. Covers will be out on January 14, 2022 via Domino. More

May 07, 2019

Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) released a new album, Wanderer, back in October 2018 via Domino. Now she has shared a video for the album’s “Horizon” and announced some new fall tour dates. More

Under the Radar Announces Issue 65 with Mitski and boygenius on the Covers

Issue 65 is Out Now and Also Includes Interviews with Sharon Van Etten, Deerhunter, Foals, and Kurt Vile; Plus a Tribute to Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit, and Much More

Mar 01, 2019

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our new print issue, Issue 65, which is out now nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere) and available to buy directly from us here. The issue features Mitski on the front cover and boygenius (Julien Baker + Phoebe Bridgers + Lucy Dacus) on the back cover. More

Feb 05, 2019

Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) released a new album, Wanderer, back in October 2018 via Domino. Now she has stopped by NPR Music to perform three songs as part of their Tiny Desk Concert series. More

Dec 03, 2018

Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) released a new album, Wanderer, back in October via Domino. Now she has shared a cover of “What the World Needs Now Is Love,” a 1965 song written by Burt Bacharach (music) and Hal David (lyrics) and first sung by Jackie DeShannon. More

Joint Album of the Week: Madeline Kenney and Phosphorescent

Perfect Shapes Out Now via Carpark and C'est La Vie Out Now via Dead Oceans

Oct 05, 2018

This week we have a tie for Album of the Week, with both Madeline Kenney‘s Perfect Shapes and Phosphorescent‘s C’est La Vie taking the top spot. Below is info on both albums.

Cat Power - Stream the New Album

Wanderer Out Now via Domino

Oct 05, 2018

Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) released a new album, Wanderer, today via Domino. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing below. Also below are her upcoming tour dates. More

Oct 04, 2018

Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) is releasing a new album, Wanderer, tomorrow (October 5) via Domino. Last night she stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform the album’s lead single, “Woman,” with her backing band. More

Sep 18, 2018

Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) is releasing a new album, Wanderer, on October 5 via Domino. Now she has shared another new track from the album, “Stay,” which is actually a cover of the Rihanna song from 2012 (originally written by Justin Parker and Mikky Ekko). It was shared via a Greg Hunt-directed video of Marshall performing the song at the Los Angeles studio of Rob Schnapf (who mixed Wanderer). More

11 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Richard Reed Parry, Low, Kurt Vile, Suede, and More

Plus Cat Power, Wild Nothing, Still Corners, Mitski, Madeline Kenney, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Weeks' Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 17, 2018

We took a break from Songs of the Week last week due to a little vacation by our publishers. So this week we are compiling the best songs of the last two weeks. Hence we couldn’t contain the list to our usual Top 10, although we didn’t do too badly, only expanding to a Top 11 and a few more honorable mentions than usual. More

Aug 15, 2018

Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) is releasing a new album, Wanderer, on October 5 via Domino. Previously she shared a video for the album’s short opening track (and title track), “Wanderer.” Now she has shared the album’s first official single, “Woman,” via a video for the song. “Woman” features Lana Del Rey on backing vocals. More

Cat Power Announces First Album in Six Years and Tour, Shares Video for Title Track “Wanderer”

Wanderer Due Out October 5 via Domino; One Song Features Lana Del Rey

Jul 18, 2018

Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) has announced a new album, Wanderer, and has shared a video for its short title track (also its opening track). Wanderer is due out October 5 via Domino and is her first for the label after spending most of her career on Matador. It’s also Cat Power’s first new album in six years, since 2012’s Sun. Lana Del Rey is featured on one song, “Woman.” Marshall has also announced some tour dates. More

The National Announce Two-Day NYC Event Featuring Cat Power, Future Islands, U.S. Girls, and More

There's No Leaving New York at Forest Hills Stadium September 29 and 30, Plus Band Have Launched Fan Club

Apr 09, 2018

The National have announced a two-day live event at Forest Hills Stadium on September 29 and 30 that will features performances from the band as well as from Cat Power, Future Islands, U.S. Girls, Phoebe Bridges, Bully, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Cigarettes After Sex, and Adia Victoria. More

Nov 15, 2017

The National released their excellent new album, Sleep Well Beast, back in September via 4AD. It was our Album of the Week. Now they have done a session for Spotify where they cover Cat Power’s “Maybe Not” (a song from her 2003 album You Are Free) and also perform Sleep Well Beast‘s “Carin At the Liquor Store.” Listen below, followed by the band’s upcoming tour dates. More

Watch The xx Perform With Florence Welch, Savages’ Jehnny Beth, Cat Power, and Robyn

Collaborations All Happened at This Week's "Night + Day" Concert Residency in London

Mar 16, 2017

The xx released a new album, I See You, back in January via Young Turks. This week they’ve been performing a series of shows in a residency at London’s Brixton Academy they were calling “Night + Day” and have been bringing out some cool special guests each night. More

Listen: Cassius - “Feel Like Me” (Feat. Cat Power)

Ibifornia Due Out August 26 via Interscope/Polydor

Jul 21, 2016

French electronic duo Cassius are releasing their first album in a decade, Ibifornia, on August 26 via Interscope/Polydor (the album was originally due out in June, but got pushed back. Now they have shared another track from the album, “Feel Like Me,” which features the guest vocals of Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall), who appears on several songs on the album. More

Jun 08, 2016

Today, John Doe shared a video for his solo song “A Little Help.” The song features Chan Marshall of Cat Power. More

Cassius Announce New Album, Share Cat Power and Pharrell Williams Collaboration

Ibifornia Out June 24th via Interscope / Polydor Records

Apr 01, 2016

Today French house band Cassius have announced their first album in ten years, Ibifornia, which will be released on June 24th via Interscope / Polydor Records. They’ve also shared “Go Up,” a track featuring Cat Power and Pharrell Williams. More

David Bowie Tribute Concerts Add Michael Stipe, Cat Power, Pixies, Mumford & Sons, and More

Plus Anna Calvi, Blondie, Amanda Palmer, and Others at Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall

Feb 17, 2016

Two tribute concerts to the late David Bowie were actually announced just before his death, but have taken on new meaning following his passing. The Music of David Bowie shows are going down March 31 at Carnegie Hall and April 1 at Radio City Music Hall. More

Jun 12, 2015

In the season finale for Adult Swim’s show China, IL, Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) voices a caged and sad singing gorilla named Kei-ko. The season finale airs this Sunday June 14 at 11:30 PM EST/PST. More

Nov 26, 2014

Chan Marshall, aka Cat Power, has been too busy touring the world to record any original material since her 2012 release Sun. But recently the queen of low-key indie pop debuted some new material in Istanbul. More

Listen: J Mascis – “Wide Awake” (Feat. Cat Power)

Tied To A Star is out August 29 on Sub Pop

Jul 30, 2014

Cat Power fits right in with the quiet melancholy of J Mascis’ new track, “Wide Awake.” More

Jul 07, 2014

When Zach Braff reached out to Chris Martin of Coldplay to record a new song for his upcoming film Wish I Was Here, Martin apparently thought the best course of action would be to enlist the cautious vocals of Cat Power. You can hear the result over at NPR. More

Mar 27, 2014

Zach Braff has just confirmed some of the details of his forthcoming film Wish I was Here (his directorial follow-up to Garden State). The soundtrack alone might give you a flashback to when Scrubs was big, indie was cool, all anyone ever wanted was for Natalie Portman to come along and change your life with a Shins song.

Under the Radar’s Top 50 Music Videos of 2013

Our Favorite Visuals of the Year

Jan 03, 2014

While the days of watching music videos on television are long gone, over the past several years the visual art form has certainly found second life (like so many other things) as an excellent online commodity. More

Dec 17, 2013

Apple has always had a great track record when it comes to utilizing music in their advertisements, regularly boosting a song’s popularity in the process. More

Oct 31, 2013

This week, Willis Earl Beal played a show at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory. There, he was joined by Cat Power (who appears on Nobody Knows cut, “Coming Through”). More

Cat Power Announces U.S. Tour

Taking Place Next Month

Oct 15, 2013

Singer/songwriter Chan Marshall, a.k.a. Cat Power, has announced plans for a month-long tour across the U.S. this fall. More

Aug 27, 2013

Soon to release his newest album Nobody Knows on Sept. 10, Chicago musical artist Willis Earl Beal has shared a brand new track from the effort titled “Coming Through.” More

Aug 11, 2013

Last weekend, Gothenburg, Sweden hosted the sixth annual Way Out West Festival. We sent writer/photographer Laura Studarus and photographer Helen Boast down to cover the action. Check out their gallery featuring Taken By Trees, Iris DeMent, Public Enemy, Cat Power, James Blake, Danny Brown, Little Boots, Kendrick Lamar, and Disclosure. More

Apr 10, 2013

Across the Atlantic last night Cat Power appeared as a musical guest on Later… with Jools Holland. More

Apr 04, 2013

Cat Power takes Manhattan in her new video for Sun cut, “Manhattan.” More

Dec 18, 2012

Recently forced to postpone a number of tour dates as a result of money trouble and health issues with angiodema, Cat Power, a.k.a. Chan Marshall, has announced her return to the road with a new schedule of shows set to take place early next year. More

Dec 12, 2012

Over the years Cat Power’s Chan Marshall has had a few tough experiences onstage, known in the past for abrupt stops to songs and sometimes aborting her performances halfway through altogether. More

Watch: Cat Power on Conan

Performs “Cherokee”

Nov 08, 2012

Her European tour may be postponed until 2013, but last night, Chan Marshall (a.k.a. Cat Power) stopped by Conan. More

Cat Power May Her Cancel European Tour

Due to Money and Health Issues

Oct 31, 2012

Poor Chan Marshall. Despite having just released excellent album Sun, not all is right in the Cat Power singer/songwriter’s world. Yesterday, in a post on Instagram featuring an ornate Bible cover, the musician announced that she may be canceling her European tour due to money and health issues. More

New Under the Radar Rdio Playlist – October 2012

What’s in Heavy Rotation at Under the Radar’s Offices Right Now

Oct 25, 2012

Here’s a new playlist we’ve made over at Rdio featuring some of the tracks that have been in heavy rotation in the Under the Radar offices of late. Some are artists interviewed in our last two issues, others might be interviewed in future issues, and the rest are just songs we’re really into. More

Sep 17, 2012

For whatever reason potential post-apocalyptic scenarios are just fun to imagine. More

Listen: Cat Power – “Fire”

A Bonus Track From Sun

Sep 06, 2012

Hot on the heels of this week’s release Sun, we’ve been gifted with a new Cat Power track, “Fire.” More

Aug 27, 2012

Next week Cat Power will return with Sun, her first album of original material since her 2006 effort The Greatest. More

Aug 08, 2012

Gearing up for the upcoming release of her new record Sun, Cat Power‘s Chan Marshall has announced a series of fall tour dates set to begin this coming October. More

Aug 07, 2012

This Sept. 4 singer/songwriter Chan Marshall, a.k.a. Cat Power, will release Sun, her first work of original material since her 2006 LP The Greatest. More

Listen: Cat Power - “Cherokee”

Another Track Off Sun

Jun 26, 2012

On Sept. 4 Cat Power is scheduled to release Sun, her first new album of original material since her 2006 full-length The Greatest. More

Cat Power Reveals New Album Details

Listen to New Track "Ruin"

Jun 18, 2012

Following her 2008 covers album Jukebox, Cat Power‘s Chan Marshall has announced that Sun, her first bout of original material since 2006’s The Greatest will see release on Sept. 4 via Matador. More

Cat Power Announces New Album

Sun Out September

Apr 23, 2012

Cat Power‘s Chan Marshall took to her Twitter account over the weekend for a very simple announcement: her new album’s coming out and it’s called Sun. More

Cat Power to Release New Song, Video

Track Available for Download on Dec. 24

Dec 16, 2011

Cat Power‘s Chan Marshall took to Twitter last night to announce that she will be releasing a new song and video for a number of unspecified charities on Dec. 24. More

Under the Radar Magazine Announces 10th Anniversary Issue Featuring Joanna Newsom and Fleet Foxes

Plus: Paul Rudd vs. The Divine Comedy, plus interviews with Broadcast, Grandaddy, The Flaming Lips, Bat For Lashes, Rilo Kiley, Broken Social Scene, and much more

Oct 19, 2011

Under the Radar is excited to announce the release of the indie music and entertainment print magazine’s 10th Anniversary Issue which hits newsstands next week. The extra-sized 10th Anniversary Issue features cover artists Joanna Newsom and Fleet Foxes Robin Pecknold together in an exclusive photo shoot and joint interview. Exclusive video taken during the cover shoot of Robin Pecknold and Joanna Newsom arm wrestling can be found here. More

Lollapalooza Goes Global with The Killers, Kanye West

Lineup, Dates for First International Fest Announced

Jan 28, 2011

Today, Jane’s Addiction frontman and Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell announced the dates and lineup for Lollapalooza Chile. We have the details. More

Matador Records’ 21st Birthday Party in Vegas to Feature Guided By Voices Original Lineup

Other “Attendees” Include Pavement, Sonic Youth, Bell & Sebastian, and Cat Power

Jun 30, 2010

In the grand tradition of 21-year-olds everywhere, Matador Records is heading to Las Vegas to celebrate their 21st birthday October 1-3rd. We have the impressive birthday concert lineup. More


Jan 14, 2022

One note twirled out from singer Cat Power’s tongue and it’s clear: the artist is a genre unto herself. When the songwriter, also known as Chan Marshall, offers her voice in melody, it’s like a homemade amalgamation of different woods: birch, cedar, maple, applewood (folk, rock, blues, bluegrass), all fused and nailed together to create some echoing birdhouse tone that’s completely singular. More

My Favorite Album: Black Belt Eagle Scout on Cat Power’s “Moon Pix”

"This album was definitely one of those albums where you fall in love with it while you fall in love with somebody else."

Jan 27, 2020

I attended college in Portland, Oregon, and moved there primarily because of the music scene and the Rock and Roll Camp for Girls. I was dating somebody at the time whose favorite artist was Cat Power, and, of course, my favorite artist then became Cat Power, and I discovered this album Moon Pix. More

Cat Power on “Wanderer”

Woman of Her Word

Apr 23, 2019

After speaking for an uninterrupted 15 minutes, Chan Marshall stops to apologize. This will happen several more times during our conversation, and each time it is for the same reason. More


Nov 14, 2023

Cat Power’s (aka Chan Marshall) life long obsession with Bob Dylan is immortalized on her 2008 ode “Song to Bobby.” Some 15 years on, Marshall pays further tribute by recreating Dylan’s legendary Royal Albert Hall concert in the space where the original performance was misattributed. More

Jan 13, 2022

There are always long gaps between Cat Power records. Chan Marshall’s cozy yet faintly unnerving style—grounded by her guitar and distinctive vocal delivery—is not something that can be rushed. More

Nov 06, 2018

Imagine a wanderer, and you’ll probably conjure images of an aimless solo traveller, trudging along a dusty, sun-beaten track, guitar slung over one shoulder; it’s a word synonymous with rootlessness, with the rejection of a fixed home, certainty and structure. More

Aug 12, 2013

Sheets of rain greeted festival attendees on day three of Way Out West. Over drinks, festival co-founder Joel Borg joked that their goal is to be one of the prettiest festivals in the rain. Judging by the surprising lack of mud puddles at the end of the deluge, he may be able to hang that mission-accomplished banner now. More


Sep 05, 2012

Chan Marshall’s ninth album has arrived after a long, six-year incubation process. The album was announced in a 2006 New York Times profile following the release of The Greatest, and the piece even went on to state that all of the songs for the album had already been written by then. More