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Pulp, Blur Studios To Be Turned Into Flats

Pulp, Blur Studios To Be Turned Into Flats

Britpop fans may soon be able to live on the actual site where some of the biggest Britpop albums were made. The site of Townhouse Studios in Shepherd’s Bush, West London has been sold to developers looking to turn it into a new set of luxury flats. The £7.5 million deal was finalized by Irish […]

Best Britpop Guitar Moments

Here is a list I can get behind. Music Radar put together a list of 13 Best Britpop Guitar Moments and I have to say that it’s a really good list. Normally I find myself disagreeing with others’ “best of” lists because they are so subjective. These best of Britpop lists also always tend to […]

The BBC Celebrate 20 Years Of Britpop

April marks the twentieth anniversary of Blur’s Parklife, a milestone that will multiply over the coming months. Soon, we will be celebrating Oasis’ Definitely Maybe and Suede’s masterpiece, Dog Man Star. Do you remember the first time you heard Pulp’s ‘Do You Remember The First Time?’ or made a connection with Elastica’s ‘Connection?’ That’s right, […]

Jarvis Cocker To Talk Songwriting At SXSW

Jarvis Cocker will be making a rare appearance in the U.S. at the Austin, Texas arts festival, SxSW. The legendary Pulp frontman is not scheduled to perform, however. Cocker will be giving a lecture on the craft of songwriting. His talk will explore the meaning of artistic vision and will be accompanied by an illustrated […]

5 Sketches Of Britpop Stars Suffering Everyday Problems

Modern life really is rubbish as Jersey Milk Cow’s brilliant illustrations of former Britpop stars dealing with the mundane aspects of everyday life can attest. In his series, ‘Stars of the Britpop Era Encounter Inner City Pressure,’ the illustrator captures his subjects with uncanny simplicity and also alerts us to the very real catastrophes any […]

Happy Britpop Christmas!

They say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but after you’ve heard  ‘simply having a wonderful Christmas time’ interminably echoing through every store you dare enter, you just want to pull your hair out. The ultimate panacea for overplayed holiday tunes is a batch of unusual gems and surprising renditions of the songs […]

‘Street Lights’: Pulp vs. Puressence

Pulp – Street Lites Pulp’s b-side ‘Street Lites’ does what Jarvis Cocker does so perfectly: flowing narratives delivered in a sultry whisper, simultaneously a short vignette and sweet nothings purred to a forbidden lover. A combination of sex and Northern kitchen sink drama, affairs and catching people unawares. This is classic Jarvis, and the shimmery […]

I Want You – Pulp vs. Shack

Pulp – I Want You Jarvis is never one to take love lightly. This song is one of the highlights of Pulp’s perfectly outlandish album, Freaks. This is the early album all Pulp fans should give another chance. ‘I Want You’ chronicles the besotted’s premature feelings, running the gamut of emotions, and the length of […]