Jarvis Cocker

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This big: James Hetfield

Metallica will open their headlining slot at the Glastonbury festival in two weeks’ time with a cover of Oasis’s Wonderwall. It’s a neat move, repl(...)

Much is, understandably enough, made of the fact that it took Pulp some 16 years – from the post-punk era to the early days of Britpop – to achieve an(...)

Lynn Barber: ‘If I know somebody as a real person, I don’t then feel I can write about them because I know things about them that I shouldn’t know.’ Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

Lynn Barber is not happy to see me. Proper order. This is, after all, the woman they call “Demon Barber” and a woman who wrote of me – accurately – in(...)

It takes only minutes for Connan Mockasin to casually mention something no fan wants to hear: the idea of quitting music. It’s not that things aren(...)

Blurred lines: Damon Albarn of Blur performing at a charity gig in 2012, at the invitation of old Britpop rivals Oasis. Photograph: Ian West/PA

We’ve all seen the picture. A smirking Noel Gallagher, glass of champagne in one hand, the fingers of a ruddy-cheeked Tony Blair in the other. They(...)

Bad coverage: It used to be lighters in the air at concerts – now it’s smartphones. Photograph: Thinkstock

Some at last night’s soccer game will have experienced this. Punters at last week’s Forbidden Fruit festival might have drifted into it. It is a condi(...)

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