Former-Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker compared the Brexit vote to the UK music charts, as he gave a speech calling for a second referendum, at a London conference.
OK, so it's Halloween and you might to go to a Halloween party, go trick-or-treating or watch horror films. Or, you may just want to make jack-o'-lanterns because you like arts and crafts and join in the tradition of placing one outside your door to scare the neighbours. This is great, but as you cut open your pumpkin you may be wondering something.
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.
Deborah Bone, the nurse who inspired Pulp’s hit ‘Disco 2000’ has died at the age of 51. The mental health professional from
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.
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?*
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.
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.
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.
Music stars including Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker, The Smiths' Johnny Marr and Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos have called