Archive for Liz Phair

Pete Yorn On Musicforthemorningafter: ‘It’s Too Clean’

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 10/07/2010 by kurtorzeck

Night owls can expect to see Pete Yorn performing on Jimmy Fallon’s show tonight in support of the self-titled album he squeezed out last week. Seems like an opportune time to roll out this vintage, never-before-online interview I conducted with him on March 9, 2003. Continue reading

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Liz Phair Was ‘Heartbroken’ Over Missing Exile In Guyville Master Tapes

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , on 10/01/2010 by kurtorzeck

With the “Matador at 21” extravaganza set to start later today, here’s another archival interview with one of the featured performers: Liz Phair. Conducted April 30, 2003, she talked about her then-upcoming self-titled release with Capitol; her Matador-issued debut, Exile in Guyville (“obviously my most important work”); and being “heartbroken” after the master tapes for that record were misplaced by Matador, Capitol – or someone else. Continue reading

Meet And Greet: Cassettes Won’t Listen

Posted in Features, Interviews, Meet And Greet with tags , , , , , , , , on 01/10/2010 by kurtorzeck

Jason Drake is having a hard time concentrating.

It’s late July 2009, and he’s chatting with me on his cell from a Whole Foods parking lot somewhere in L.A. Continue reading