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Monday, July 28 2014

The 18 Ways of Beginning and Ending an Album

Whether by chance or by careful planning, there is an observable pattern to intros and outros in albums. PopMatters breaks down 18 of them.


Wednesday, September 28 2011

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.


Monday, January 31 2011

‘Shock Corridor’: The Enemy Within

Sam Fuller’s lurid 1963 potboiler about an egomaniacal journalist going undercover in an asylum strips bare the schizophrenia of postwar America with vicious hyperbole.


Sunday, September 12 2010

A.R.E Weapons: Darker Blue

With a smidgen less cockiness and a little more skill under their belts, NYC electro-punks are still kind of awesome.


Tuesday, October 13 2009

Funny How It All Falls Away: Pulp at Their Most Life-Affirming on ‘This Is Hardcore’

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?


Tuesday, May 12 2009

Jarvis Cocker: Further Complications

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


Thursday, November 13 2008

The Hardest Work Imaginable: Bukowski’s Wine-Stained Notebook

Fear, one must understand, is the lubricant that keeps the wheels of human progress greased. Charles Bukowski understood this concept all too well.


Monday, January 15 2007

Pulp: The Peel Sessions

This collection of Pulp's Peel Sessions serves as a poignant reminder not only of how great a band Pulp were, but of how important John Peel was to the development and evolution of British music.


Wednesday, May 19 2004

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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