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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 »

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 pantheon… More »

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 videos… More »

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Jarvis Covers Talking Heads, Black Sabbath

Mr. Cocker was the closing act at the Shockwaves NME Awards Show at the Astoria in London Saturday night, where he treated the crowd to…
Stereogum | February 19, 2007 - 9:02 am

Jarvis And Damon’s Britpop Revival

We miss the good old days of Britpop for the music — but how about those feuds! None of this trumped up Kasabian shite. Perhaps…
Stereogum | January 5, 2007 - 1:43 pm

New Jarvis Video – “Don’t Let Him Waste Your Time”

Here’s the clip for the smashing lead-track off Jarvis. You really shouldn’t take driving tips from Mr. Cocker, luv — but truth is Jarvis =…
Stereogum | December 20, 2006 - 11:03 am

CSS Are Common People Like You

The Pulp fans in us live on and on, and with Jarvis, Mr. Cocker gave us all more to love, opening with the swagger of…
Stereogum | December 11, 2006 - 12:21 pm
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