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Jarvis Cocker Releases Soundtrack to Neil Gaiman’s New TV Series

Neil Gaiman, who's most known for the seminal comic series Sandman and the dark fantasy novella Coraline, will have a TV series based on his short stories…
Brian Josephs / May 20, 2016

Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker Shares New Song Written in Response to Paris Terror Attacks

Jarvis Cocker premiered a moving piece of new music on BBC 6's music show Sunday Service this weekend, a song that the onetime Pulp frontman wrote in response…
James Grebey / November 23, 2015

Jarvis Cocker Tours a Zoo in Pilooski’s ‘Completely Sun’ Video

Jarvis Cocker recently appeared for a spoken-word bit on French DJ/producer Cédric Marszewski's (a.k.a. Pilooski) track "Completely Sun." Now the Pulp singer appears in the…
Rachel Brodsky / October 28, 2015

Hear Jarvis Cocker’s ’25 Golden Greats,’ a Playlist Curated For Red Bull Paris

Jarvis Cocker has been selected to soundtrack Red Bull Paris' art space exhibition this year, which runs June 17 through August 28 at 12MAIL. Titled…
Rachel Brodsky / June 9, 2015

Nine-Year-Old Pulp Fan Wins Jarvis Cocker-Judged Karaoke Contest

Last Thursday night, nine-year old Graham Johnson won a Pulp karaoke contest that was judged by the band's lead singer, Jarvis Cocker, at a Brooklyn…
Brennan Carley / August 13, 2014

Beck’s ‘Song Reader’ Album Will Star Jack White, Jack Black, and Many More

While celebrating his 44th birthday, Beck decided to give his fans a gift — the long-awaited studio version of his Song Reader album, which he previously released…
Dan Reilly / July 9, 2014

Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker to Give Songwriting Tips at SXSW Lecture

Considering his sartorial choices, it makes sense that Jarvis Cocker would be inclined to moonlight as a lecturer. The organizers of SXSW just announced that…
Dan Reilly / February 5, 2014

Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker, Man of Common People, Inks British Folk History Book

Jarvis Cocker, Britpop's sharpest penman, was hired by British publisher Faber and Faber as an editor-at-large back in 2011. Now the Pulp frontman has signed…
Kyle McGovern / April 16, 2013

Hear Jarvis Cocker Grill Scott Walker on Bawdy Lyrics and Long Songs

In anticipation of the Tuesday release of his 14th studio album, Bish Bosch, reclusive pop experimentalist Scott Walker sat down with Jarvis Cocker for a…
Chris Martins / December 4, 2012

Leonard Cohen Chats With Jarvis Cocker, Says ‘Buffet Table’ Amazingly

In advance of his new Old Ideas, out January 31, Leonard Cohen sat down with Jarvis Cocker to chat about the album for a BBC…
David Marchese / January 20, 2012

Boys Noize, Erol Alkan Team With Jarvis Cocker

Boys Noize's Alexander Ridha and British producer Erol Alkan are two of the better known DJs on the planet, and they've joined forces for a…
Kevin O'Donnell / July 28, 2011

Reunited Pulp Perform First Gig in 15 Years

As they lead up to a headlining slot at the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona this weekend, Pulp warmed up at an intimate club in…
Kevin O'Donnell / May 27, 2011

Pulp Reunite for 2011 Shows

After rumors swirled that they would be headlining Glastonbury 2010, Pulp have now officially confirmed they'll be reuniting for 2011 dates, including slots at U.K.'s…
Kevin O'Donnell / November 8, 2010

The SPIN Interview: Jarvis Cocker

Jarvis Cocker found fame as Britpop's gawkiest sex symbol, first by releasing fantastic songs like "Common People" with Pulp, then by bum-rushing Jacko at an…
Josh Modell / June 1, 2009

New Albums from Eminem, Green Day, and 8 More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / May 19, 2009

Jarvis Cocker in New Wes Anderson Movie

Jarvis Cocker: Former Pulp frontman, SPIN-approved solo artist, snazzy charmer ... singing puppet!?!
Larry Fitzmaurice / May 19, 2009

Pete’s Pussy Problem, Rockers’ Panties for Sale, and More

Pete Doherty's cat lady days are numbered -- the Babyshambles singer's allergy is forcing him to forsake his 16 feline friends. [Daily Star]…
Kate Thuma / March 26, 2009