Abandoned Books, Good Wine And Flats: Why I Am Not Old At 40

Alison Powell | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alison Powell

As a tween, before the term was coined, I looked at 40 year olds and they seemed old. They were proper grown-ups. They celebrated wedding anniversaries in double figures. They complained about mortgage rates, also in double figures.

Nurse Who Inspired Pulp's 'Disco 2000' Dies, Aged 51

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Deborah Bone, the nurse who inspired Pulp’s hit ‘Disco 2000’ has died at the age of 51. The mental health professional from Sheffield, died ...

Why Ed Miliband Should Go on 'Come Dine With Me' and the Tories have loads of sex

Matt Arnold | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Matt Arnold

In the Cath Kidson filled kitchen, we find dear Ed; flailing about as he simultaneously tries to get his soufflé to rise; and convince Dappy, E L James, and Joeys Essex and Barton to play ball over VAT reform.

Resentment in Retrospective: Pulp's 'His 'n' Hers', 20 Years On

Robyn Strachan | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Robyn Strachan

Best song? Couldn't say, that would be cheating. Although I will admit, Pink Glove has a certain bite and drive that is irresistible, and who could resist that incendiary, bitchy, gleefully observant chorus?*

How a Wedding Picture Ended Up on the Cover of an Iconic Britpop Album...

Chris Hawkins | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Chris Hawkins

I have been asking listeners to share their memories of that time and specifically, when they realised they were part of the 90s movement which became known as Britpop. One listener in particular had the most incredible reason for vivid memories of that time - his wedding day. A day immortalised on the iconic cover of Pulp's album, A Different Class.

Digital: The Final Frontier

Adam Hamdy | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Tech
Adam Hamdy

A number of people have raised their eyebrows when they've heard Pulp is going to premiere on a games console. Those people usually haven't seen what games consoles have become. Xbox is an entertainment and communication hub.

60 Years of the NME

Ashley Hames | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Ashley Hames

A couple of weeks ago I applied for a job as a writer for an online journal. I was asked to submit some writing samples and then write 50 words about my favourite magazine. That last bit really bugged me, but hey ho. This is what I wrote.

Jarvis Cocker And Johnny Marr Urge Putin To Release Pussy Riot

Posted 02.08.2012 | UK

Music stars including Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker, The Smiths' Johnny Marr and Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos have called for the release of Russian ...

Here's Why Music Is Great

Ronnie Joice | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

Music is great. If you have never been touched by music, you are either in denial after discovering that Gary Glitter was your first childhood gig, or you're probably dead. In the heart.

NME Awards: Florence Does The Double

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Florence + The Machine has won Best Solo Artist at tonight's NME Awards, beating Adele to the gong, despite admitting "it's never been clear whether I...

Viagogo Boss Denies Ripping Off Consumers

huffpost | Chris York | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK Politics

Ticket selling site Viagogo, found itself on the defensive this morning over accusations that the company routinely rips off gig goers. Channel 4...

Lapping Up The Praise

PA | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Pulp are to be rewarded for their outstanding contribution to music at the NME Awards. The band, who reunited last year for a series of shows inclu...

Jarvis Cocker Singing From A Brand New Book

PA | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Jarvis Cocker has a new literary role after becoming editor-at-large for a leading publisher. The Pulp singer and solo star has been given an "open...

We're Drowning in Musical Nostalgia - But What's our Legacy?

Matt Glass | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Matt Glass

Over the past few years, music fans of a nostalgic disposition have been treated to a series of glorious, tear-inducing comebacks by bands who stole a piece of our hearts and soundtracked a period of our lives.

Where now for Resurrected Left-Pop Iconoclasts Pulp?

Charlie Ivens | Posted 01.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Charlie Ivens

It's time for Pulp to stop before it all becomes unedifying. I still maintain a great love for Pulp, and for exactly that reason, I'm staying at home.