Previously unreleased Liz Phair

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I think Huey will be especially interested in this one from Pitchfork:

Before releasing her landmark 1993 debut album Exile in GuyvilleLiz Phair recorded three mysterious demo cassettes as Girlysound. These tapes made Phairsomething of an underground sensation and got her signed to Matador. A number of Girlysound tracks appeared in re-recorded and sometimes altered form on Phair’s albums, but the originals have never been officially released. That’s about to change.

On October 19, Rocket Science Ventures will release a double CD that’ll show two very, very different sides of Liz Phair. The release will pair Funstyle, the nutso self-released album where Phair raps over Bollywood samples and makes other confounding artistic decisions, with the collection Girlysound.

Phair will also hit the road in October, playing Matador’s 21st birthday party in LasVegas as well as a string of West Coast dates.

Liz Phair:

10-03 Las Vegas, NV – Matador at 21
10-05 Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up Tavern
10-08 Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre
10-10 San Francisco, CA – The Independent
10-12 Seattle, WA – Crocodile Café
10-13 Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge

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Pat Ferrise grew up loving ”the punk rock” and “new wave.” His years at one of the nation’s top college radio stations ultimately led him to a 15-year run as music director of alternative music icon WHFS Washington/Baltimore. Rolling Stone magazine named him of the most influential programmers of the 90s. He’s recorded two albums under the moniker Trampoline for the now defunct SpinArt label. He lives in Baltimore and takes no credit for writing this bio.