Okay, so I already recently did a Scout Niblett song. Just wanted to bring up one of her early songs from her second album, I Am, and compare it to yesterday's early Cat Power song. The difference between the two is that Scout's music has remained consistently raw since this album (in 2003) to her 2010 album The Calcination of Scout Niblett, where she is clearly more skillful at getting sounds out of her guitar and drum kit, but still has the same basic goal of sounding raw and noisy. Chan's music, on the other hand, got more polished and "pretty" as it went along and pretty much jumped ship to schmoozy and samey with 2006's The Greatest and 2008's Jukebox, and it's dubious that the new album she's supposed to be doing shortly will be any better.
-- Badtux the Music Penguin