Back in 1993, Liz Phair's debut album "Exile in Guyville" shook the rock music establishment. Then along came acclaimed records by PJ Harvey, The Breeders, and Hole. Yet these days, many women in rock are better known for their tabloid escapades than serious music-making. Joining us to discuss this phenomenon are Elisabeth Vincentelli, the arts and entertainment editor at Time Out New York; and Carlene Bauer, music critic from Elle Magazine.
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