(Getty Images | Facebook)It's time, once again, to play the comparison game in the name of new music discovery. This week is a delightfully diverse offering, with choice pickings for those who prefer brilliant rhymes, lady pop, striking emotional honesty, and even robots.1. Beyoncé + Missy Elliott = LizzoIf you've been digging Beyoncé's decidedly cocky flows on her new album, consider giving a listen to Lizzo, a rising rapper who actually has a lot in common with Mrs. Carter (Houston roots, a...Read Full Story
Nelsonville Music Festival, May 30 - June 2Nelsonville, OHTickets: 4-day ticket $120, including parking. Buy here.Official siteTwitterFacebookSet in the rolling hills of southeast Ohio, the Nelsonville Music Festival offers an intimate experience for indie rock enthusiasts, featuring a "no-fi" cabin and a homey porch stage in addition to the main stage. Andrew Bird, one of last year's performers, fondly described it as the "perfect size festival," adding, "Any bigger and you'd lose something...Read Full Story
Cat Power just pulled an Alec Baldwin, although it remains to be seen whether she'll actually follow through.The singer-songwriter also known as Chan Marshall posted a very lengthy caption to an image of the Statue of Liberty on Monday, explaining that she plans to leave the country in protest of "lies, protection of wealth, and vicious slayings," among other things. She also called for the creation of a "tripartisan" political system, the emergence of a strong, green independent party, and...Read Full Story
On Tuesday night, Cat Power released her new song "Bully" on iTunes. The previously unreleased track was also debuted live on tonight’s Later with Jools Holland. The stripped down piano ballad features the very emotional singer crooning heartfelt lyrics that send literal shivers up your spine. The Indie-rock singer has been making a steady comeback since she was forced to take time off last year for health reasons. She recently debuted the video for "Manhattan," a sort of feel-good love song...Read Full Story
Chan Marshall, best known as Cat Power has a new album coming out in the new year. Her last album was 'The Greatest'.