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Jarvis Cocker Announces A New EP, Likely Stories

Jarvis Cocker Announces A New EP, Likely Stories

Today, Jarvis Cocker announced the release of an EP of new music composed especially for the upcoming TV series, “Likely Stories”. The Sky Arts series, which airs next Thursday, May 26, is the work of directors Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard (who directed the excellent Nick Cave documentary 20,000 Days On Earth) and is based […]

Jarvis Cocker Remembers David Bowie

This week’s BBC Radio 6 Show, Jarvis Cocker’s Sunday Service, has the Pulp star paying tribute to David Bowie. The two hour celebration of the life of David Bowie, who passed away the prior Sunday, features a treasure trove of demo takes, live performances, and alternate versions of such classics as ‘Starman,’ ‘John, I’m Only […]

Record Store Day 2015 – Our Picks

Record Store Day will soon be tempting us once more with promises of exclusive coloured vinyl, limited pressings, and picture discs. If you’re starting to make your wish list for Record Store Day 2015 (mark your calendars for Saturday, April 18!), you might find our picks of the best to be of use. Links below […]

Jarvis Cocker Covers Celine Dion and Sham 69 – Watch

Last Friday, Vice Magazine threw an invite-only twentieth anniversary party in New York City. An impressive array of stars were in attendance, including Karen O, Ghostface Killah, Jonah Hill, Andrew WK, Lil’ Wayne, and Stephen Malkmus. However, Jarvis Cocker‘s appearance sounded like the highlight of the evening. Cocker took the stage for not one, but […]

Happy Booo-ritpop Halloween!

Having a Halloween party? Is your playlist lacking some Britpop? Well, if you’re looking to set the right mood, here is a collection of 27 ghoulish tunes to have pumpkin’ on your stereo tomorrow night! Britpop News’ Halloween Scare-a-thon is available as playlists on Spotify and YouTube. Britpop Halloween Scare-a-thon tracklisting: Ash – The Creeps […]

NYC Pulp Karaoke To Be Judged By Jarvis

Hey, Common People of New York! Do you experience a F.E.E.L.I.N.G.C.A.L.L.E.D.L.O.V.E every time you think of Sheffield’s greatest export, Pulp? If so, plan a Joyride to Rooftop Film’s August 7 (that’s next Thursday!) screening of the new Florian Habicht documentary, PULP: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets. As North Americans may know, this is […]

Unreleased Blur, Pulp On ‘Britpop At The BBC’ Compilation

The BBC are continuing its celebrations of the twentieth anniversary of Britpop with a new compilation featuring previously-unreleased performances from some of the greatest British bands of the 1990s. Mark your calendars: on July 14, Britpop At The BBC, an amazing three-disc collection, will be released. The first disc will be devoted to Radio 1’s […]