i'm a huge cat power fan, and was super excited to do an illustration about her & her new album of cover songs, jukebox, for the upcoming february issue of beatroute. the album includes covers of hank williams, joni mitchell, frank sinatra, james brown, billie holiday, janis joplin, as well as a few of her own songs. her voice will make you swoooon!
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semi-related: if you're unfamiliar with the glory that is her music, here are some songs you need to hear:
i don't blame you
semi-related: the poster i got to do for her show at sled island is here!
also semi-related: other illustrations for the cd review section beatroute! definitely some of the funnest illustrations i get to do. portraits + delicious music = happy julie!
thom yorke (of radiohead) - the eraser
beastie boys - the mix-up
deerhoof - friend opportunity
unrelated: holy cold alberta! bundle up folks!