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The Anniversary

Whitechocolatespaceegg Turns 20

In 1996, Capitol Records bought 49% of Matador Records. Maybe the bigger label thought it would be investing in its own future if it got…
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2018 - 12:27 pm

Sounding Board

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

I 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…
Grace Birnstengel | June 5, 2018 - 1:49 pm

List

74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

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…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

More Liz Phair stories

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

Earlier 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…
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2018 - 10:44 am

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

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…
Sophie Israelsohn | March 15, 2018 - 10:00 am

Liz Phair Signs Two-Book Deal With Random House

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…
Peter Helman | November 16, 2017 - 7:17 pm

Lilith Fair Kicked Off 20 Years Ago Today: Founding Artists Share New Oral History

Lilith Fair kicked off 20 years ago today, and to celebrate and commemorate the groundbreaking women-fronted touring festival, Glamour put together an oral history of…
James Rettig | July 5, 2017 - 11:20 am

Stream GRLMIC VOL1 Benefit Covers Comp Feat. Snail Mail, Lisa Prank, T-Rextasy, & More

Just yesterday, we premiered Sad13's cover of Carole King's "It's Too Late," which appears on a new compilation called GRLMIC VOL1 whose proceeds will go…
James Rettig | April 21, 2017 - 11:17 am

Read Bleached’s Can You Deal? Zine Feat. Liz Phair, Hayley Williams, Tegan Quin, & More

Bleached's recent Can You Deal? EP was released alongside a zine of the same name that features essays, art, and poetry from a stacked list…
James Rettig | April 10, 2017 - 2:57 pm

Watch Liz Phair Perform With Best Coast At Planned Parenthood Benefit In LA

Best Coast headlined Don't Sit Down, a benefit show to support Planned Parenthood, at Los Angeles' El Rey Theatre last night. Organized by the band's…
Peter Helman | March 5, 2017 - 1:07 pm

Ryan Adams Talks Whiskeytown, Recording New Jenny Lewis & Liz Phair Albums On Beats 1

Ryan Adams' new album Prisoner is coming out next month, and he's also been working on albums by Jenny Lewis and Liz Phair. Adams recently…
Peter Helman | January 18, 2017 - 7:05 pm

Liz Phair Making Double Album With Ryan Adams

Liz Phair was one of the greatest musical minds to come out of the '90s, and her first three albums hold up just ridiculously well.
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2017 - 9:25 am

Beach Slang – “Chopsticks” (Liz Phair Cover)

Beach Slang are good at covering songs. Last year, the Philly-based band released their rendition of Dramarama's "Anything, Anything" and a few weeks ago they…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 28, 2016 - 4:48 pm

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Liz Phair Songs

Back when indie rock was beginning to brew, singer-songwriter Liz Phair emerged as a bold, feminist pioneer in the developing scene. Unafraid to overshare or…
Ilana Kaplan | April 26, 2016 - 10:48 am

Watch Liz Phair Cover Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” In New Orleans

Liz Phair is the latest musician to cover a Prince song in honor of the late legend. At both of her shows in the past…
Peter Helman | April 24, 2016 - 9:04 pm
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