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If you like Califone, you know that their new record Stitches is very good, and you love how the music they make is an amalgamation of organic, folksy-type string instrumentation combined with technology (and by technology, I mean broken, misused/abused technology or often just the sound of electronic [...]
Over the weekend, Liz Phair had a surprise: 11 new tracks, collected under the title Funstyle, available for purchase at her official site. This release was surprising for reasons that went far beyond its semi-stealth timing! Seth Colter Walls and I decided to figure out "the deal."
Maura: OK, I am ready!
Seth: Well if you "are ready" to talk about this then you are ahead of 99% of the people who have listened to this record from Liz Phair, called Funstyle.
Seth: Maura — why did this happen?
Maura: I think I might be one of the few people who doesn't see Funstyle as a total [...]
A press release received today at Awl HQ:
An eclectic crew of models (Maryna Linchuk/Catherine McNeil/Chanel Iman), billionaires (Ron Burkle), and hip hop couple (Janet Jackson/Jermaine Dupree) joined DJ Vibe and DJ Sal Morale Friday night at Mr. West to celebrate Liz Phair's 42nd birthday!
We really hope Burkle doesn't fuck and run. Or that she lets him lick her whitechocolatespaceegg. Or … okay, we'll stop now. Because, ew.
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