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Shorties (Elizabeth Strout on Her New Novel, Elton John on His Autobiography, and more)

Elizabeth Strout talked to Weekend Edition about her new novel, Olive, Again. Elton John talked to Weekend Edition about his new autobiography, Me. October's best eBook deals. Pitchfork gathered pop music's memorable moments as it turned to activism in the past decade. The Oxford American shared an excerpt from M. Randal O’Wain’s new essay collection Meander Belt. Paste recommended the week's best new albums. Read James Blake's essay on mental health from the anthology It’s ...
Tags: Music, David, House, Elizabeth Strout, Elton John, Air, Honda, Liz Phair, Atomic Books Comics Preview, James Blake, Sandra Cisneros, Edna O Brien, Nels Cline, Yuka, Mango Street, The Oxford American


The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This week's countdown is below, and you can listen to a playlist of all our 5 Best Songs on Spotify. More »
Tags: Music, Liz Phair, Nick Cave, The 5 Best Songs Of The Week, Guerilla Toss, Billy Woods, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Rata Negra, Fielded


Shorties (Nnedi Okorafor on Books and and Reading, New Julien Baker Music, and more)

Nnedi Okorafor talked books and reading with the Guardian. Stream two new Julien Baker songs. October's best eBook deals. eBooks on sale for $1.99 today: Antigonick by Anne Carson Fire Sermon by Jamie Quatro Luna visited the Paste studio for a live performance. CBC Books recommended Margaret Atwood's essential books. Notes from the writer who coined the term "dad-rock." Bookworm wrapped up its interview with Salman Rushdie. American Songwriter listed Jay Farrar's top so...
Tags: Music, David, Margaret Atwood, Rolling Stone, Liz Phair, Cbc, Julien Baker, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Salman Rushdie, Jay Farrar, Nnedi Okorafor, Anne Carson, Reading New Julien Baker Music, Jamie Quatro Luna, Adrienne Brodeur Palehound


In 'Horror Stories,' Liz Phair Writes Of 'The Haunting Melodies' In Her Head

The singer-songwriter's new book is an unconventional rock memoir that doesn't hew to the genre's norms. And like her entire musical catalog, it's honest and original.(Image credit: Random House)
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Rocker now writer Liz Phair dives deep into emotion, memory

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When she began writing her new memoir, Liz Phair found she wanted to tell inside-the-mind stories, not behind-the-scenes stories. “I’m more interested in the life of a human being than I am about a path to career success,” said the 52-year-old singer-rocker-songwriter whose book, “Horror Stories,” was released Tuesday. “I’ve never […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Los Angeles, Ap, Nation, Liz Phair


Shorties (Liz Phair on Her New Memoir, An Interview with Carmen Maria Machado, and more)

The Millions interviewed author Carmen Maria Machado. Liz Phair discussed her new memoir Horror Stories with Salon and Chicago. Stream a new song by Phair. October's best eBook deals. eBook on sale for $1.99 today: Meridian by Alice Walker Pitchfork listed the best albums of the 2010s. Jac Jemc shared her love for the Real Housewives series at Electric Eel. Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed Jemc. Stream a new song by Caribou. The 2019 National Book Award finalists have been na...
Tags: Music, Wilco, Chicago, David, Brooklyn, Liz Phair, Paul Theroux, Meridian, Bonnie Prince Billy, Lucy Dacus, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Phil Collins, Jac Jemc, Phair, Carmen Maria Machado, Metro US


Liz Phair Shares “Good Side” From New Album Out Next Year

The legendary Liz Phair is releasing a memoir today, Horror Stories -- you can read an excerpt from it here -- and she's also releasing a brand-new song, her first new track since 2010's Funstyle, if you don't count this Christmas original from 2014. "Good Side" finds her reuniting …
Tags: Music, Interview, Liz Phair


Read An Exclusive Excerpt From Liz Phair’s New Memoir Horror Stories

In the 26 years since she released her landmark debut Exile In Guyville, Liz Phair has been witness to just about every form of lunacy that the music business can offer. She’s been fetishized, demonized, worshipped, and scorned. Her music has changed a whole lot of lives for the better, and yet plenty of others … More »
Tags: Music, Liz Phair, Sounding Board, Guyville


ALI BARTER Friday June 7 Byron Bay Brewery, 8pm

If there’s one thing which is undeniable about Ali Barter, it’s her uncanny ability to capture frank, sometimes messy emotions in memorable song form. We saw it in moments like ‘Girlie Bits’ and ‘Cigarette’ from her 2017 critically-acclaimed debut album A Suitable Girl. Now, Ali returns with her first new music and video via the frankly titled ‘Ur a Piece of Shit’, an unconventional love letter created with and for her best friends about the strength of their shared experiences out now, proudly ...
Tags: Travel, News, Australia, Culture, Sydney, Stevie Nicks, Chrissie Hynde, Ali, Liz Phair, Byron Bay, Ali Barter, Byron Bay Brewery, Byron Bay Brewery Tickets, Sophie Ozard, FBi Radio Radio Adelaide, Rabbit Radio


Liz Phair Points Out The Major Part Of Womanhood Moby Isn’t Getting

The "Why Can't I?" singer tweeted what might have happened between them.
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Shorties (Liz Phair's Forthcoming Memoir, An Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Comic, and more)

Liz Phair's memoir Horror Stories will be published in October. Popmatters reviewed the new comic Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Freshman Force: New Party, Who Dis?. May's best eBook deals. eBooks on sale for $1.99 today: I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream: Stories by Harlan Ellison The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy Pitchfork interviewed singer-songwriter Bill Callahan. Good Housekeeping recommended the best books of 2019 (so far). L7's Donita Sparks discussed the band's new...
Tags: Music, David, Ted Chiang, Liz Phair, Joyce Carol Oates, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Harlan Ellison, Lauren Groff, Amy Tan, Celeste Ng, Elizabeth McCracken, Ottessa Moshfegh, Sebadoh, Bill Callahan, Dallas News, Donita Sparks


Liz Phair Memoir Horror Stories Out In October

Back in 2017, we found out that Liz Phair had signed a two-book deal with Random House. We also found out that her first book would be Horror Stories, "a rich and kaleidoscopic memoir of Phair's experiences with fame, heartbreak, motherhood, and everything in between." And now, two years later, Horror Stories is … More »
Tags: Music, News, Random House, Liz Phair, Phair


Rachel Cline's Playlist for Her Novel "The Question Authority"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Rachel Cline's The Question Authority is a compelling, haunting, and important novel. Kirkus wrote of the book: "Nora is a beautifully crafted character. Late in the book, she com...
Tags: Music, Washington Post, Kentucky, Aretha Franklin, David, Grateful Dead, Liz Phair, Adams, Kirkus, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Dan, Becker, APPALACHIA, Los Angeles Review of Books, Mann, Roger Miller


Rachel Cline Cline's Playlist for Her Novel "The Question Authority"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Rachel Cline's The Question Authority is a compelling, haunting, and important novel. Kirkus wrote of the book: "Nora is a beautifully crafted character. Late in the book, she com...
Tags: Music, Washington Post, Kentucky, Aretha Franklin, David, Grateful Dead, Liz Phair, Adams, Kirkus, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Dan, Becker, APPALACHIA, Los Angeles Review of Books, Mann, Roger Miller


Are You Successful?

That’s a loaded question for three simple words, right? The only way to get started is to come up with a definition of success. A couple of days ago, Joe from Retire by 40, asked, “What Does Success Mean to You?” That question indirectly leads us to a definition of success. You are going to have to create a definition for yourself. Maybe you must be a banker to be fulfilled in life. While that may work for a sitcom, chances are your definition of success is much deeper. Is Money the Measure...
Tags: France, Marketing, Success, Aruba, Liz Phair, Joe, Don, Wal Mart, Calcutta, Phair, Introspection, Rockstar Finance, Saint Teresa, Work Joe, Susan Lucci Ash Ketchum


C. J. Farley's Playlist for His Novel "Around Harvard Square"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. C. J. Farley's Around Harvard Square is a raucously funny and satirical coming-of-age novel. The National Book Review wrote of the book: "A smart, satirical novel about surviving ...
Tags: Music, New York, Bruce Springsteen, Jay Z, Scotland, Boston, Time, Beck, Nas, Radiohead, David, Harvard, New Jersey, Erykah Badu, Miami, Aaliyah


A2IM Names Indie Libera Award Nominees 2019: Mitski, Bad Bunny, Courtney Barnett, More

The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) has announced the nominees for its 2019 indie music Libera Awards. The Libera Awards will be held on June 20th in New York City as part of Indie Week. A2IM Libera Award Nominees 2019 Album of the Year (sponsored by The Orchard) •  Mitski - Be The Cowboy (Dead Oceans) •  IDLES - Joy as an Act of Resistance. (Partisan Records) •  serpentwithfeet - soil (Secretly Canadian) •  Yves Tumor - Safe In The Hands Of Love (Warp R...
Tags: Music, Japan, New York City, US, Npr, Richard Thompson, Courtney Barnett, Liz Phair, Bruce Houghton, Lucy Dacus, Rosa, Gillian Welch, John Prine, Alejandro Escovedo, Angelique Kidjo, American Association Of Independent Music A2IM


Brendan Mathews's Playlist for His Short Fiction Collection "This Is Not a Love Song"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Booklist wrote of the book: "Mathews demonstrates in these stories an uncanny ability to inhabit characters with just a few well-crafted sentences. A master impersonator, Mathews...
Tags: Music, New York, Wilco, Chicago, David, John Coltrane, Mike Tyson, North Carolina, Peter Jackson, Tolkien, Sauron, Liz Phair, Public Image Limited, Veruca Salt, Metro, Juliana Hatfield


Phoebe Bridgers & Mandy Moore Have More To Say After Ryan Adams Allegations, As More Women In Music Speak Out

After seven women and more than a dozen associates detailed singer-songwriter Ryan Adams’ alleged pattern of sexual misconduct and emotionally manipulative behavior to the New York Times, more women in the industry have come forward to condemn Adams. He denies the accusations.Musician Phoebe Bridgers, who was among the original seven to speak to the NYT, elaborated on her thoughts, feelings, and the support she has received from those around her since the news broke. “It’s been a weird week and...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Beck, Fbi, New York Times, Mandy Moore, Ringo Starr, Ryan Adams, Jenny Lewis, Liz Phair, Phoebe Bridgers, Adams, Lewis, Ryan, Moore, Phair


Best Of The 2018 Best Of Lists [Glenn Peoples]

In this meta-curated piece, Glenn Peoples selects from the top "Best Of" lists which began rolling out after Thanksgiving to bring us some of the highlights from other writers' top 2018 music highlights. ___________________________ Guest post by Glenn Peoples from Medium They highlighted the best music of the year. I’m highlighting the best highlights of the year in music. I’ll keep the introduction brief. Here is a list of the best of the year-end “best of” lists...
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Atlantic, Guest Post, New York Times, Nyt, Nashville, John Coltrane, Npr, Drake, Jupiter, Rolling Stone, Mariah Carey, Elvis, Liz Phair, Forbes


Brendan Lorber's Playlist for His Poetry Collection "If This Is Paradise Why Are We Still Driving"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Brendan Lorber's impressive poetry collection If This Is Paradise Why Are We Still Driving repeatedly transforms the banal into the beautiful and thought-provoking. In his own wor...
Tags: Music, Minneapolis, China, San Francisco, Rome, Radiohead, David, Brooklyn, Williams, New Jersey, Rosetta, Broadway, Argentina, Cia, Scorsese, Osborne


2018’s 50 Best Albums: An Apocalypse Survival Guide

While it’s safe to say most of us want to forget all about 2018, there are hundreds of incredible albums by stellar artists across the complete spectrum of genres that are worthy of soundtracking your 2019 and beyond. After writing and ranking this year’s list, I noticed an ominous theme; welcome to your survival guide for the end of days — here’s hoping we make it to 2020. As you may notice, I actually bought these albums on CD. A few publicists sent me digital advances and I still wound up buy...
Tags: Music, England, Taylor Swift, Nbc, Nicki Minaj, Africa, America, Chicago, The Strokes, Egypt, Bradley Cooper, Eminem, Paul Mccartney, Davis, Madonna, Amy Winehouse


The 10 Best Music Boxed Sets of 2018

“Out with the old, in with the new” is a great motto for a new year… and one that those of us who love archival music releases try to pay as little attention to as possible. If you have some gift cards burning a hole in your wallet, now is a good time to circle […]
Tags: Reviews, News, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Elvis Presley, Liz Phair, The Kinks, Bobbie Gentry, Album Reviews, Tom Petty, Best of 2018


New Speedy Ortiz video: I’m Blessed

Video: Speedy Ortiz – “I’m Blessed” Animation by: Hannah Darrah. From Twerp Verse, out April 27 on Carpark. Speedy Ortiz opened up for Liz Phair this summer and you can hear why they were a good match when you listen to this song. I’m blessed, I am a witch And I float above everyone who … Continue reading New Speedy Ortiz video: I’m Blessed → Read more at Glorious Noise...
Tags: Videos, Shorties, Liz Phair, Speedy Ortiz, Ortiz, Carpark, Hannah Darrah


The 21 Best Album Re-Issues of 2018

21. Vainqueur - Reductions 1995-1997 (Scion Versions) So many compilations of previously released work are redundant, but the best ones can present artists in an entirely different light. Vainqueur's Reductions 1995-1997 is precisely curated to present the stoniest producer on the turn-of-the-millennium Chain Reaction label not as the epitome of non-committal dub-techno drift but as a formidable artist, lining up six of his most beloved pieces in a row and letting them lope for upwards of ten m...
Tags: Europe, Feature, Music, UK, London, Justice, John Lennon, Love, The Beatles, Bbc, Pink Floyd, Yoko Ono, Egypt, Bob Dylan, Netherlands, Manchester


Anita Felicelli's Playlist for Her Story Collection "Love Songs for a Lost Continent"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Anita Felicelli's Love Songs for a Lost Continent is one of the year's strongest story collections, exceptionally nuanced and powerful. Foreword Reviews wrote of the book: "Across...
Tags: Music, New York City, San Francisco, David, David Bowie, Erykah Badu, Jamaica, Las Vegas, Mars, Madagascar, Berkeley, Lou Reed, Cornell, Liz Phair, Pittsburgh, Jaipur


New Didi video: Haru

Video: didi – “Haru” Directed by Alex Blocher. From Like Memory Foam, due November 23 on Damnably. There’s a lot to like about this song. Not the least of which is that one of its hooks bears a resemblance to one of the hooks of Liz Phair’s “Johnny Sunshine.” And beware: the chorus is going … Continue reading New Didi video: Haru → Read more at Glorious Noise...
Tags: Videos, Shorties, Liz Phair, Johnny, Didi, Haru, Alex Blocher, Damnably, New Didi, Haru Read


listening journal 2 #hurricane #demos #devil #songsters #texture

Aaron Copland's The Second Hurricane is a "children's opera" but I find I enjoy it. And Bernstein's narration is in some way reassuring ("I know I have.") Miklós Rózsa wrote the score for 1959's The World, the Flesh and the Devil. The movie tells the story of the few remaining survivors in a post-apocalyptic Manhattan. There are many shots of empty streets and buildings and the music is sparse and unmemorable. Not on Spotify. From my wife's CD collection, I listened to PJ Harvey's 4-Track Demo...
Tags: Spotify, Virginia, Religion, Manhattan, North Carolina, PJ Harvey, Liz Phair, Miklos Rozsa, Bernstein, Don Cherry, Aaron Copland, Hee Haw, Mark Pritchard, Rgable, Listeningjournal, Black Banjo Songsters


listening journal 2 #hurricane #demos #devil #songsters #texture

Aaron Copland's The Second Hurricane is a "children's opera" but I find I enjoy it. And Bernstein's narration is in some way reassuring ("I know I have.") Miklós Rózsa wrote the score for 1959's The World, the Flesh and the Devil. The movie tells the story of the few remaining survivors in a post-apocalyptic Manhattan. There are many shots of empty streets and buildings and the music is sparse and unmemorable. Not on Spotify. From my wife's CD collection, I listened to PJ Harvey's 4-Track Demos ...
Tags: Spotify, Virginia, Religion, Manhattan, North Carolina, PJ Harvey, Liz Phair, Miklos Rozsa, Bernstein, Don Cherry, Aaron Copland, Hee Haw, Mark Pritchard, Rgable, Listeningjournal, Black Banjo Songsters


Camping Season 1 Episode 2 Recap

Camping Season 1 Episode 2 Recap In the previous episode of HBO’s Camping, Kathryn’s friends and family joined her on a thoroughly planned camping trip. Camping season 1 episode 2 began with a fun game of flag football. Ticking Time Bomb The flag football game went awry when Jandice accidentally knocked over the Jodells’ son, Orvis. Despite being the only one to wear a helmet, Kathryn was convinced that he was hurt. Harry and Nan came across the group and offered to take them to the hospita...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Camping, Harry, Recap, Miguel, Liz Phair, Joe, John Cusack, TV Recap, George, Chang, SOL, Kathryn, Walt