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When Liz Phair tried to go full-on pop with her 2003 self-titled album, working with Avril Lavigne's songwriting team and posing in Xbox magazine ads, the indie universe predictably reacted with…   Read Story »
Earlier this summer, the Scottish duo Honeyblood released a self-titled debut full of toothy, spirited, tough-minded DIY indie-pop. And now, for a sort of victory lap, Rookie has convinced them to…   Read Story »
In honor of Star Wars Day ("May the fourth be with you, revenge of the fifth..."), CollegeHumor rounded up some musicians to audition for the Mos Eisley Cantina Band. The sketch sees artists assuming…   Read Story »
As promised, Everclear and Liz Phair have recorded a cover of Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" for the soundtrack to a new documentary called Farmland. They played the song together at the…   Read Story »
Liz Phair and Everclear both hit their creative and commercial peaks in the '90s, but the two occupied vastly different ends of the alt-rock spectrum. And so it's kind of hilarious to see a press…   Read Story »
As chronicled by Tom last Friday, Exile In Guyville made Liz Phair an indie rock hero. The album blazed new trails: a woman invading (and mostly besting) a boys-club genre, addressing the thrills and…   Read Story »
The past decade of Liz Phair has been a bit weird and awkward. There were the two flawed but intriguing major-label albums, failed crossover bids both, which led to the music press treating Phair…   Read Story »
Name: Liz Phair Progress Report: Phair chats about People Like Us, her sometimes confusing career, and what she wants to do next. While in Los Angeles this week I had the chance to do a quick…   Read Story »
On her extremely bizarre and kinda-funny 2010 album Funstyle, Liz Phair played around with Bollywood sounds, which was not something anyone ever expected with her. And on the soundtrack to the…   Read Story »
Two years ago, Liz Phair self-released her bizarre and bridge-burning Funstyle album. And now she's suddenly just now released a video for one of that album's better song's, the melodic-as-all-hell…   Read Story »