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At every gig they've played since their much-hyped 2011 reunion, Pulp's set opener has been "Do You Remember The First Time?" It's a typically Pulpian move, simultaneously tongue-in-cheek and…   Read Story »
The first time I saw Blur was on September 29, 1994, at the old Academy Theatre on 43rd St. in Manhattan. That place has been shut down now since 1996, but I'd guess it held … 1200 people? 1300? In…   Read Story »
Determining the year's best albums is, admittedly, a subjective pursuit. But even more than an albums roundup, a list of songs is an intensely personal way to sum up a year in music. It is a process…   Read Story »
Way back before poptimism became a thing that went beyond anti-rockism and into the territory of taking every sound ever very seriously -- I am still not on board with the '70s schmaltz-rock moments…   Read Story »
"After You," Pulp's saucy disco collaboration with James Murphy, is one of my favorite singles of the past year, and it finally gets its physical release in two days, on Record Store Day. The B-side…   Read Story »
On a recent episode of the UK's Jonathan Ross Show, reunited Britpop deities Pulp made their first TV appearance in a decade, playing the utterly badass recent James Murphy-produced single "After…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
Pulp, who just performed on the S.S. Coachella, have released this new recording of "After You," a demo from 2000 circa the recording of We Love Life. According to Pitchfork, it was recorded last…   Read Story »
Venerated British rock rag NME has already named its 100 top tracks of the '70s and '80s, and the magazine has now cobbled together a similar list for the '90s. It's hard to argue with the #1 choice.…   Read Story »
With their first Coachella 2012 performances a not-quite-distant memory, over the weekend some artists engaged in live collaborations to make for unique experiences in their second fest go-around.…   Read Story »