Articles tagged jarvis cocker

28 Sep 2011 // 9:00 PM

Pulp: 1 September 2011 - London

Jarvis Cocker, getting to half a century of his cool existence, rocks and twists like no one else in British Pop.

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Here’s a video for the title track from Cocker’s Further Complications, slinky stage presence and paper airplane transitions included.

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On its release, Pulp's This Is Hardcore was derided as a commercial and artistic disappointment. Not so ten years later. Was the music ahead of its time, or did critics just have to reach their 30s to appreciate it?

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PopMatters’ C.L. Chafin on Further Complications: “Angela”, the first track released to the blogosphere (i.e., its “lead single”), is a prime example of

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Jarvis Cocker: Further Complications

Jarvis Cocker turns it up to 11 for his best album this decade.

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Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker releases his latest album Further Complications on 19 May. “Angela” is the first MP3 available from the new album. It’s pretty

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V Festival feat. Pixies, Beck, Nouvelle Vague, Gnarls Barkley, Jarvis Cocker, and Phoenix

PopMatters' Nick Gunn takes on the crowds and craziness, to find out what happens when Virgin's V Festival pops up down under.

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Jarvis Cocker squeezes out of Pulp and churns out a solo album

Jarvis Cocker, writer of snarky songs about sexual starvation, self-annihilation, existential drift and general human folly, did two things he never thought he’d do

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4 Mar 2007 // 8:00 PM

Air: Pocket Symphony

Fourth full-length from the French duo of Jean-Benoit Dunckel and Nicolas Godin maintains a modernist style while seriously decreasing the stakes.

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20 Nov 2006 // 8:00 PM

Jarvis Cocker: Jarvis

Jarvis is a deliciously dark, funny and acidic record that stands up to anything from Pulp's heyday. It's good to have him back.

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19 May 2004 // 10:00 PM

Pulp: Different Class

Along with Blur’s Parklife, it remains the high point of the Britpop era; music, lyrics, production, artwork, it’s as perfect as it gets, one that I, personally, will never, ever tire of hearing.

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4 Sep 2003 // 10:00 PM

Pulp: Hits

Pulp have a greatest hits record, and it’s about goddamned time. The enigmatic group, fronted by the inimitable Jarvis Cocker, are by far the oldest and wisest of the Britpop behemoths.

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12 Jan 2003 // 10:00 PM

Pulp: Hits

Few British bands have come close to matching the remarkable string of excellent albums that Pulp has put together over the past 10 years.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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