Posts tagged "Liz Phair"

‘Star Wars’ Cantina Band Auditions: Watch Ben Folds, Mark McGrath, More

Star Wars Day came and went, but we might as well call 2014 Star Wars Year as anticipation (and promotion) builds for Episode…
By: Chris Martins / May 5, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1993

The 20 best albums of 1993, ranked by SPIN's editors. [This list was originally published in the January 1994 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 25, 2014

Girly Show: The Oral History of Liz Phair’s ‘Exile In Guyville’

In 1993, no rock record was as divisive as Liz Phair's Exile in Guyville. With her 18-song double-LP debut, Phair pried the lid off her…
By: Jessica Hopper / June 24, 2013

Liz Phair Wants to Make ‘Down and Dirty’ LP With Ryan Adams

Liz Phair recently joined forces with Slumdog Millionaire film score composer A.R. Rahman for a song on the just-released soundtrack to the upcoming Chris Pine-Elizabeth…
By: Marc Hogan / June 22, 2012

Liz Phair Forced Us to Embed a Perez Hilton Video On Our Site

We can't say for sure why Liz Phair opted to premiere her new video for "And He Slayed Her" on the same website that preemptively…
By: Caryn Ganz / May 22, 2012

Making Sense of Liz Phair’s Lana Del Rey Defense

Has each successive wave of backlash and backlash-to-backlash over a young pop singer with an OK voice, a distinctive Betty-Draper-gone-Beth-Orton (plus dated hip-hop slang!) aesthetic,…
By: Marc Hogan / February 6, 2012

Liz Phair Talks Tour, Defends ‘Funstyle’

Liz Phair has been out on the road promoting her self-released album Funstyle -- and what the songstress liked most about this year's SXSW wa…
By: Vann Alexandra / March 30, 2011

Hear Michael Jackson’s New Song & More!

Check out Michael Jackson‘s new track “Breaking News” over at his official site. The song will be included on late pop star’…
By: SPIN Staff / November 8, 2010

Tough Questions for Liz Phair

Of all the words spent discussing Liz Phair since her debut nearly two decades ago, none have ever concerned her ability to surf. "I just…
By: John Sellers / October 19, 2010

LISTEN: Liz Phair’s Weird New Single

Liz Phair is back -- even though we weren't exactly expecting her. With little fanfare, the Exile in Guyville singer-songwriter has self-released a new album…
By: Peter Gaston / July 6, 2010

Exclusive Download: Mirah Mixes Grit With Grace

The grrrl rock and relationship-gone-bad lyrics of Liz Phair and the acoustic, orchestral tunes of Aimee Mann exist on opposite ends of the female singer-songwriter…
By: William Goodman / February 6, 2009

Liz Phair Revisits ‘Guyville’ in S.F.

Liz Phair has been performing the songs off Exile in Guyville since the album's release in '93, yet she expressed a bit of apprehensio…
By: Chelsea Sime / June 24, 2008

SPIN’s Week in Review, May 26-30

Granted, it was a short week, and one that reminded us of summer's impending arrival -- mmm, barbecue -- but we did learn many thing…
By: SPIN Staff / May 30, 2008

Liz Phair to Perform ‘Guyville’ in S.F., Chicago

Less than two weeks after announcing a pair of New York City gigs revisiting her 1993 opus Exile in Guyville in its entirety, Liz…
By: William Goodman / May 29, 2008