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Teenage Bigfoot covers Pulp’s “Common People” on new EP

Teenage Bigfoot | photo courtesy of the artist
Teenage Bigfoot | photo by Jaime Parker of Alpha Rabbit | courtesy of the artist

Teenage Bigfoot has been a defining member of the Philly pop-punk scene for the past several years, so it’s only fitting that the band would cover a song from a defining member of the Britpop movement of the 90s, Pulp. “Common People” is the lead single off Pulp’s 1995 album Different Class, and the Philly trio’s cover appears on their new EP the buck stops here, out now. Continue reading →

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Listen to Feist’s new track “Century” featuring Jarvis Cocker of Pulp

Feist | via facebook.com/feist

Feist releases her new record Pleasure on April 28th through Interscope, and to hold us over until the end of the month, she just released “Centuries” featuring Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker.

The clap-heavy single exemplifies Feist’s commanding voice at the front of driven, pop-centered instrumentation. It’s a powerful trip-out, and Cocker’s ASMR-like delivery only adds to that feel, exemplifying Feist’s instantly recognizable sound. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets at PhilaMOCA, Thee Oh Sees at Underground Arts, Ben Kessler at Tin Angel

Pulp, circa early 90s
Pulp, circa early 90s
Pulp fans unite! The eagerly anticipated 2014 documentary on Jarvis Cocker and Co. – Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets – screens tonight at PhilaMOCA at 7:30 p.m. Known best stateside for their mega-hit “Common People,” the band is revered among British rock aficionados for its brilliant fusion of glam, disco and super-literate lyrics. As a storyteller, Cocker details the lives of the working classes, the artists and the generally sexually starved in vivid detail. Set around Pulp’s 2011 reunion while looking back across its career (which spans the early 80s to the late 90s), this retrospective will be a treat for die-hards and will win over new converts. Information at the PhilaMOCA web page. Continue reading →