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Watch Stephen Malkmus Cover Black Crowes, Jarvis Cocker Cover Sham 69 At Vice 20th

Back in December, Vice threw itself a grand and ridiculous 20th anniversary party, bringing a lineup of entertainers as deep and impressive as it was strange: Lil Wayne! Scarlett Johansson! Meredith Graves! Jonah Hill covering Drake! Stephen Malkmus was one of the evening's entertainers. Backed by a house band that included the Yeah Yeah… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 22, 2015

Watch Jarvis Cocker Cover Celine Dion’s “The Power Of Love” At Vice20

I didn't attend Vice's 20th anniversary party last Friday night at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, but by all accounts it was an insane affair with a stacked bill that included Lil Wayne, Andrew WK, Pussy Riot, Stephen Malkmus, and an all-star house band backing many of them up. Jarvis Cocker chose to sing Celine… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / December 11, 2014

Watch Jonah Hill Cover Drake, Scarlett Johansson Cover New Order, Stephen Malkmus Cover The Black Crowes, Jarvis Cocker Cover Celine Dion For Vice’s 20th Birthday In Brooklyn

There was a not-entirely-common sight down around the Brooklyn Navy Yard last night. Dozens of cabs lined the street, because depending on where you're coming from the Navy Yard can kind of be a pain to get to, and also because NYC's been doing this thing where it's decided to just rain constantly in December,… More »

By: Ryan Leas / December 6, 2014

Vice Turns 20 Party Brings Insane Lineup Feat. Karen O, Lil Wayne, Stephen Malkmus, Pussy Riot, Jonah Hill & Spike Jonze, Jarvis Cocker, Many More To Brooklyn Tomorrow

Vice is throwing an invite-only party tomorrow night in Brooklyn to celebrate their 20th anniversary, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner -- who will be part of the house band along with Andrew Wyatt, Pauli PSM, and Jack Lawrence -- posted the lineup for the event on his Twitter account tonight. It's pretty… More »

By: James Rettig / December 4, 2014

Check Out Cass McCombs’ Protest Song & Jarvis Cocker’s Essay For The People’s Climate March

The People's Climate March, the largest climate change rally in history, is happening this Sunday, 9/21 in New York, and various musicians are playing a part. For instance, Cass McCombs teamed with the Chapin Sisters for a gleaming old-fashioned folk singalong simply entitled "Protest Song." Over hand-strummed campfire chords, McCombs and the Chapins harmonize… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 19, 2014

Watch A Nine-Year-Old Win A Pulp Karaoke Contest Judged By Jarvis Cocker

Last week, we reported that Jarvis Cocker would head to New York to judge a Pulp karaoke contest at a screening of the documentary Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets. Imagine: You would have the chance to sing Jarvis's songs to Jarvis! And maybe win something! Well, maybe you got a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 8, 2014

Jarvis Cocker To Judge Pulp Karaoke Contest In NYC

If you're reading anything on this website, there is a very good chance you have attempted to croon along with at least one Pulp song at some point in your life, possibly a few octaves below where your voice should be, possibly while adapting a fake British accent. And right now, you have a chance… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 31, 2014

Stream Beck’s Song Reader Album Feat. Jack White, Jarvis Cocker, Tweedy, Fun., & More

Back in 2012, when he was taking a break from recording proper albums, Beck released Song Reader, an "album" made up of nothing but sheet music. And after refusing to play the songs in public for a long time, he staged a couple of big Song Reader concerts in London and L.A.More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 29, 2014

Beck’s Song Reader CD Tracklist Revealed: Jack White, Jarvis Cocker, Tweedy, Fun., & More

As previously speculated, Beck is finally releasing an official version of his 2012 sheet music album Song Reader at the end of the month. Beck will only be performing one song ("Heaven's Ladder") himself and the rest of the songs will be interpreted by other artists, including Jack White, Jarvis Cocker, Fun., father/so… More »

By: James Rettig / July 8, 2014

The Sound Of Someone Losing The Plot: Britpop’s Big Comedown And What Came Next

Oasis and Blur may mark the official beginning of Britpop with the twin classics of Definitely Maybe and Parklife, respectively, but some people -- particularly, seemingly, in music-writer circles -- claim Pulp's Different Class as the genre's pinnacle. It's the smartest of the bunch, as intricate and sprawling as Parklife, and armed with just a… More »

By: Ryan Leas / April 25, 2014

Marram – “Falling From The Sun” (Feat. Jarvis Cocker And Margaret Bennett) (Stereogum Premiere)

Last year, the Scottish arts collective Transgressive North initiated the Everything Is New Project, a benefit for children from India's "untouchable" Dalit class. The project culminates this month with the release of two all-star records featuring top musicians from Scotland and around the world. Here are the details:… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 9, 2014

Beck Teams With Warby Parker On Glasses, L.A. Song Reader Event

On 11/24, Beck will perform his sheet music-only album Song Reader with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and a grip of guests at L.A.'s Walt Disney Concert Hall. The orchestra will be conducted by Beck's father, David Campbell, and they will be joined on stage by Jarvis Cocker, Jenny Lewis, Childish Gambino, John C. Reilly,… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / November 1, 2013

Watch Beck, Jarvis Cocker, Franz Ferdinand Perform At London Song Reader Event

In 2012 Beck released an album of sheet music, Song Reader. Earlier this week, on July 4, Beck played songs from this album with a full band in London at The Barbican. It was Beck's first time playing songs from this album with a full band, and he was joined by a cast of collaborator… More »

By: Liz Pelly / July 6, 2013

S.S. Coachella Jamaica Diary & Photos

The S.S. Coachella sailed from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Jamaica and back between 12/19 and 12/23, along the way featuring performances from Pulp, Hot Chip, Yeasayer, and many more. Andrew Youssef was on hand to document the cruise for Stereogum. His diary is below. Check out his photos in the gallery.More »

By: Andrew Youssef / December 26, 2012

Music’s 10 Most Scandalous Live-TV Moments

When M.I.A. held up her middle finger during Madonna's Super Bowl Halftime Show last weekend, she dominated blog chatter for a few days and incited a few minor cable-TV debates. She could have to pay a fine, and she's definitely changed the narrative around her next album. But she hasn't gotten anywhere near the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 9, 2012

Jarvis Cocker Becomes Editor

Venerable publishing giant Faber & Faber announced today that Jarvis Cocker will become an "editor-at-large" for the company and that his insight will be sought as Faber & Faber selects titles to publish. From Faber & Faber editor Lee Brackstone: Jarvis felt like a natural fit with the Faber sensibility, both as author and editor,… More »

By: Corban Goble / October 12, 2011

The Strokes & Jarvis Cocker Cover The Cars At Reading

Last night, Pulp's Jarvis Cocker joined co-headliners the Strokes during their Is This It-heavy set at Reading Festival for a cover of The Cars' "Just What I Needed." Lots of bro-hugs abound. More »

By: Corban Goble / August 28, 2011

The 9 Best Videos Of The Week

This week we've got new videos from Destroyer, Discodeine (featuring Jarvis Cocker), Hercules & Love Affair, and Lupe Fiasco. We're still in a new video drought, post-Christmas and pre-most-release dates, which is why this week's biggest (though not the best) video is a leak, while others came from weeks prior. Some of this week's video… More »

By: jessica / January 7, 2011

End Of The Road Festival 2010 In Photos

This past weekend Larmer Tree Gardens, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, hosted the fifth annual End Of The Road Festival. This year's lineup continued the festival's peripheral deviation from its folk, Americana, and alt-country roots, featuring Yo La Tengo, Black Mountain, Caribou, Iron & Wine, the Antlers, Wilco, Modest Mouse, Wolf Parade, The New Pornographers, Cymbal… More »

By: Amrit Singh / September 13, 2010

Lykke, Jarvis, Karen O, Jack White, Brüno Vie For 2010 Oscars

The Academy has selected 63 songs that will contend for Best Song nominations for next year's ceremony, and among them are songs not written by Randy Newman. Paul McCartney and U2 -- "you may have heard of them" -- both made the cut, of course. But dark horse Jarvis/"Petey" has a shot too. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 17, 2009
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