Tag Archives: Liz Phair

Liz Phair recording new music

Reporting on somebody’s Twitter comments seems a little silly, but I guess GLONO has a long history of writing about musicians’ unofficial announcements (see “Ryan Adams: New Whiskeytown Album?” or “Mooney Suzuki‚Äôs Souls Stolen by Satan”). Anyway, it’s 2015 and stalwart old establishments like Billboard and Rolling Stone spend half their time scraping Instagram and … Continue reading Liz Phair recording new music

Watch Liz Phair’s Revenge Fantasy Against Former Capitol Records Exec

Video: Liz Phair – “And He Slayed Her” Almost two years after she self-released the album, Funstyle, Liz Phair finally got around to making a video for its best song, a hateful attack on Andy Slater, the man who convinced her to turn her back on her fans and work with the Matrix to re-invent … Continue reading Watch Liz Phair’s Revenge Fantasy Against Former Capitol Records Exec

New songs from Fiona Apple and Liz Phair: Do you believe in third chances?

Two of my favorite artists released songs to the internet last weekend. Fiona Apple posted a song from her upcoming album to Soundcloud, while Liz Phair sent an MP3 to the administrator of her biggest fan site and announced via Twitter that it’s “a stand-alone track, not what new record will sound like at all.” … Continue reading New songs from Fiona Apple and Liz Phair: Do you believe in third chances?

Watch a new video starring Liz Phair

Sancho from Martin Starr This is a mildly amusing song about a guy who suspects that his wife (played in the video by Liz Phair) is getting some service from a non-authorized dealer. The punchline is silly, but Liz looks great throughout. Will Forte steals the show, of course.

Whatever happened to the Chicago Alternative Class of 1993?

Chicago Sun-Times pop music critic Jim DeRogatis takes a look back to the promising music scene in Chicago in the mid-90s: The curse of alternative nostalgia: What the heck happened to the Class of ’93? For those of you too young to remember or too otherwise occupied to give a shit at the time, the … Continue reading Whatever happened to the Chicago Alternative Class of 1993?

Liz Phair on Gender Politics

Liz Phair talks to Billboard about the Exile in Guyville reissue, and what’s changed since then: Fifteen years ago, things seemed a lot more male-dominated, and now you get women busting out everywhere, so that’s good. But the way they are busting out is still very much within the constraints of what men want them … Continue reading Liz Phair on Gender Politics

Liz Phair Reviews Dean Wareham

Liz Phair reviews Dean Wareham‘s memoir, Black Postcards: A Rock & Roll Romance, for the New York Times. Apparently, the frontman of Galaxie 500 and Luna “portrays himself as a surprisingly unsympathetic character.” Frontman: One of the things “Black Postcards” does so well is shatter the illusion that rock ‘n’ roll is all fun and … Continue reading Liz Phair Reviews Dean Wareham