Wednesday, June 19 2013
In anticipation and celebration of Exile in Guyville’s 20th anniversary, Sound Affects shares its picks for the top five Girly Sound tracks, the record that formed the blueprint for Exile and later portions of Liz Phair's output.
Sunday, February 26 2012
Sinéad's never going to play the game or be someone who has finally "learned her lesson", so forget it. Here’s someone whose career was derailed for being blasphemous. Well, as it turns out, she was right. It’s time to offer our apologies.
Sunday, November 7 2010
Breaking out from the more structured (ok, downright rigid) pop of her past two albums, Liz Phair raps, chants, and bites back on her best effort since the '90s.
Tuesday, August 10 2010
By exiling themselves to small-town America's "Main Street", the Rolling Stones began serving up a rich, steamy gumbo of sounds they certainly didn't invent, but undeniably put their stamp upon.
Friday, January 15 2010
How long does it take to document a relationship's implosion? If you're Liz Phair, it only takes three minutes.
Wednesday, December 9 2009
For a decade that prided itself for breaking down musical barriers, there is a noticeable lack of female presence on this decade's most highly-regarded albums.
Sunday, July 20 2008
Liz Phair's smart, daring, vulnerable, sexy, iconic debut album of DIY indie rock and next-gen feminism is remastered and appended with a few mediocre bonus tracks and a mixed-bag DVD documentary.
Sunday, July 6 2008
The only way to have approached this show was in the exact manner that Liz Phair delivered it; a detached celebration of an album that leaves its indelible mark on those who listen, regardless of time, or criticism, or who Liz Phair was then, is now, or will be in 15 more years.
Friday, June 27 2008
Monday, October 24 2005
Liz returns from her experiment in mainstream pop with another mainstream pop record. She's as catchy and as banal as ever.