Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) casually strolled onto stage, cigarette in one hand and cup of tea in the other. The rain had been pouring down all day, and after a transport hold up on the highway, she was very, very late. It didn’t matter, though. Grabbing the microphone with a cheeky grin, Marshall shouted […]
Proof that indie music makes you fit: the new music video for Cat Power’s Kings Ride By features boxer Manny Pacquiao relentlessly beating a speed ball in slo-mo to hypnotic effect. Proceeds from song downloads go towards the Festival Of Children Foundation and The Al Forney Centre charities.
LA artist Doug Aitken’s Text Sculpture series uses light-boxes, mirror works, living plants and photography to create interplay of words and images. Aiken has a previous body of work ranging from photography, films, installations and architectural interventions, and has collaborated with the likes of very cool Tilda Swinton and Cat Power.