Liz Phair Memoir Horror Stories Out In October

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Liz PhairBack in 2017, we found out that Liz Phair had signed a two-book deal with Random House. We also found out that her first book would be Horror Stories, “a rich and kaleidoscopic memoir of Phair’s experiences with fame, heartbreak, motherhood, and everything in between.” And now, two years later, Horror Stories is … More »

Watch Liz Phair, Juliana Hatfield, & Sadie Dupuis Cover Olivia Newton-John

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Liz Phair, Juliana Hatfield, Sadie DupuisLiz Phair has been on tour as of late, supporting her recent Girly-Sound To Guyville box set and the 20th anniversary of Whitechocolatespaceegg. Last night at Phair’s show in at the Royale in Boston, she brought out Juliana Hatfield and Sadie Dupuis (whose band, Speedy Ortiz, has been opening … More »

Watch Eddie Vedder Play With Liz Phair And Johnny Marr At Ohana Fest

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Eddie Vedder was the headliner yesterday at the third iteration of his annual three-day music festival, Ohana Fest, in Dana Point, California’s Doheny State Beach. His set weaved together Pearl Jam classics with covers of Bruce Springsteen, Cat Power, Neil Young, and more. For Pearl Jam’s “Better Man,” Vedder brought out Liz Phair, who also … More »

Speedy Ortiz – “Blood Keeper” (Liz Phair Cover)

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Speedy OrtizEarlier this year, Speedy Ortiz released a new album, Twerp Verse, and they’re about to embark on a tour opening up for Liz Phair. To commemorate the occasion, the band covered Phair rarity “Blood Keeper,” which was written around the Whitechocolatespaceegg era and was rumored to be attached to … More »

Whitechocolatespaceegg Turns 20

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Liz-Phair-WhitechocolatespaceeggIn 1996, Capitol Records bought 49% of Matador Records. Maybe the bigger label thought it would be investing in its own future if it got in early on the For Carnation or Bardo Pond or Silkworm. Probably not, though. Probably, Capitol wanted in on Liz Phair, and probably Capitol figured out that the best way … More »

Pete Yorn – “Here Comes Your Man” (Pixies Cover) (Feat. Liz Phair)

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Pete-Yorn-Here-Comes-Your-ManEarlier this year, the veteran alt-pop smolderer Pete Yorn came back with Apart, his new EP with his old duet partner Scarlett Johansson. And now he’s come out with another song, which also features the vocals of a prominent and fascinating lady. This time around, it’s Liz Phair, who seems to be on … More »

Mesmerizing, Too: Liz Phair’s Girly-Sound Comes To Life For The First Time On Stage

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Liz PhairI wasn’t alive when Exile In Guyville came out in 1993. Born one year later, I would eventually hear and love Liz Phair’s sole top 40 single “Why Can’t I?” on the radio — an emblem of early ’00s pop greatness from her practically condemned self-titled record. Years and years later, I’d learn about … More »

Liz Phair Announces Girly-Sound To Guyville: The 25th Anniversary Box Set

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Liz Phair’s seminal album Exile In Guyville was released 25 years ago this May. To celebrate, the legendary singer-songwriter and guitarist will reissue the album in a box set, Girly-Sound To Guyville, on its anniversary via Matador Records. More »

Liz Phair Signs Two-Book Deal With Random House

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Liz Phair is writing a book! Two, actually. Variety reports that Phair has signed a two-book deal with Random House, and the first book, described as “a rich and kaleidoscopic memoir of Phair’s experiences with fame, heartbreak, motherhood, and everything in between,” will be entitled Horror Stories. “I have been writing stories and … More »

74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

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I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors on the last page and it beeped from my backpack on the way out. I was gonna bring it back. I just wanted to take it home to read the … More »