1. Scarlett Johansson, Jonah Hill, Karen O Sing Dizzying Set List at Vice Anniversary Party

    December 06, 2014 3:37 PM EST "It's gonna be crazy but it's gonna be fun. There will be covers, originals, spontaneous orgasms -- enjoy yourselves.” To celebrate its 20th year, Vice rented out the Brooklyn Navy Yard's Duggal Greenhouse on Friday night (Dec. ...

  2. Everything Is New Project Empowers India's 'Untouchable' Children, Features Jarvis Cocker, Four Tet

    December 17, 2013 4:08 PM EST It's a well-established idea that participating in music can have a positive influence on a child's life, and maybe none more so than those living at the Light of Love Children's Home in Tuni, southeastern India. It's there tha ...

  3. Backbeat: S.S. Coachella, With Sleigh Bells, Goldenvoice's Paul Tollett, KCRW's Jason Bentley, Many More -- Ahoy!

    December 19, 2012 12:40 PM EST The S.S. Coachella, the Goldenvoice-promoted music festival aboard Celebrity Cruise's Silhouette vessel, set sail from Ft. Lauderdale to the Bahamas Dec 16-19 with bands that included Pulp, Hot Chip, Yeasayer, Girl Talk, Cloud Nothings, Sleig ...

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  5. JD Samson On NYC's Free Pussy Riot Event, The Riot Grrrl Movement, Band's 'Courage and Strength'

    August 14, 2012 2:40 PM EDT Members of Pussy Riot performing a punk prayer inside a Moscow's Cathedral in protest against Vladimir Putin. This Friday (Aug. 17) a final verdict is expected in the trial of Maria Alekhina, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Ekaterina Samucevich, t ...

  6. Members of The Who, Franz Ferdinand Seek Pussy Riot Release

    August 02, 2012 9:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of Britain's leading musicians have published a letter calling for Russian officials to release a punk band that has been jailed following a protest in Moscow's main cathedral. The Who's Pete Townshend, Pulp's Jarvis Cocker, ...

  7. U.K. Musicians Pete Townshend, Jarvis Cocker, Neil Tennant Seek Release of Russia's Pussy Riot

    August 02, 2012 8:53 AM EDT LONDON (AP) -- Some of Britain's leading musicians have published a letter calling for Russian officials to release a punk band that has been jailed following a protest in Moscow's main cathedral. The Who's Pete Townshend, former Pu ...

  8. BBC 6 Radio Has Highest Numbers Two Years After Nearly Getting Axed; Digital Radio Up 5%

    May 18, 2012 8:24 AM EDT Listeners to the BBC's digital alternative station BBC 6 Music grew to a record high in the last quarter, attracting an average weekly audience of 1.45 million in the first three months of 2012, according to the latest RAJAR (Radio Joint Audi ...

  9. Coachella 2012: 12 Things Seen & Heard Friday

    April 14, 2012 1:03 PM EDT More than the dry wit of Pulp, Swedish punk of Refused or the trippy pyrotechnics of Swedish House Mafia, the opening day of the opening weekend of Coachella 2012 belonged to Mother Nature. With drops of rain plunking down upon the Indio, Calif. P ...

  10. Coachella 2012: 12 Things Seen & Heard Friday

    April 14, 2012 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pulp, Mazzy Star, James, Refused... (What Decade Is This?) Also: Scorching Rock From Black Keys & Gary Clark, Jr. on Day 1 More than the dry wit of Pulp , Swedish punk of Refused or the trippy pyrotechnics of Swedish House Mafia , the opening da ...

  11. Watch Pulp Make Triumphant U.S. Return on 'Jimmy Fallon'

    April 10, 2012 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although Pulp 's too-short U.S. tour kicks off tonight (Apr. 10) at Radio City Music Hall, the reunited Britpop legends rocked another New York venue -- the set of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" -- with a two-song performance on Monda ...

  12. BBC 6 Music Records Highest Ever Listening Figures, Digital Listening Increases

    February 02, 2012 3:53 PM EST The BBC's digital alternative station BBC 6 Music has recorded its highest ever listening figures in the latest RAJAR (Radio Joint Audience Research) figures, published today (Feb. 2). The music-dedicated station, which the BBC toyed with axi ...

  13. Billboard Bits: Alicia Keys to Honor George Harrison, Pitchfork Fest Comes to NYC

    October 12, 2011 5:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Alicia Keys' Charity to Honor George Harrison Alicia Keys' charity will pay tribute to late Beatle guitarist George Harrison with a star-studded concert in New ...

  14. The Strokes & Jarvis Cocker Cover The Cars at Reading Festival: Watch

    August 29, 2011 3:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 As if The Strokes covering The Cars was not enough NME cred for one stage, Julian Casablancas and company were joined by '90s Britpop star and Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker at the Reading Festival this past weekend across the pond. In a genuine a ...

  15. Splendid Coldplay, Kanye Light Up Splendour in the Grass Festival

    August 01, 2011 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 There were fireworks on and off the stage Sunday night as an impressive Coldplay closed the Splendour in the Grass festival in Australia. Like they did at Glastonbury Festival in June, Coldplay used the occasion to test five songs from their forthco ...

  16. Pulp Reforms, Confirms European Festivals

    November 08, 2010 8:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Britpop band Pulp has reformed and will play shows in 2011. The band from Sheffield in the north of England has been on hiatus since 2002 and frontman Jarvis Cocker has pursued a solo career. The reunion features the full original line-up, which has ...

  17. Pulp Reforms, Confirms European Festivals

    November 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Britpop band Pulp has reformed and will play shows in 2011. The band from Sheffield in the north of England has been on hiatus since 2002 and frontman Jarvis Cocker has pursued a solo career. The reunion features the full original line-up, which h ...

  18. BBC's Urban Station Grabs New Listeners

    October 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. urban station BBC 1Xtra has registered its highest audience share to date, attracting over 800,000 weekly listeners in the third quarter, according to the latest RAJAR figures. The digital network increased its audience from the 600,000 it lo ...

  19. Cocker Says 6 Music Delay Would Be 'Dirty Trick'

    July 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jarvis Cocker , the former Pulp frontman turned solo artist, issued a rallying cry in defense of BBC 6 Music , the U.K. modern rock and alternative radio station under threat of closure. Cocker, who joined 6 Music as a presenter at the beginning o ...

  20. Russell Brand Is A Man of Infant Sorrow

    June 11, 2010 4:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Infant Sorrow seems to have it all: a charismatic, good-looking frontman; several talented and well-known musicians; an extensive, major-label-funded marketing campaign; and a No. 1 debut on Billboard's Heatseekers Albums chart. There's on ...

  21. BBC 6 Music Scoops Two Sonys

    May 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Threatened BBC music stations 6 Music and the Asian Network hit back against their proposed closure by winning gold awards at the Sony Awards. BBC 6 Music, which has attracted support from many music stars and the U.K. music industry, won gold for ...

  22. Pulp Reunion Hopes Dashed Amid Glastonbury Speculation

    October 27, 2009 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Britpop icons Pulp are not planning to reunite for Glastonbury 2010, despite reports yesterday that former frontman Jarvis Cocker had been in talks with the band. British tabloid The People quoted Cocker as saying "Glastonbury means an awful lo ...

  23. Pulp Deluxe Reissues To Be Released Stateside

    October 09, 2009 11:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Universal Music is set to reissue three albums from Britpop icons Pulp in the U.S. on Nov. 17. The deluxe packages for 1994's "His 'n' Hers," 1995's "Different Class," and 1998's "This is Hardcore,&q ...

  24. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Beck Team Up For 'IRM'

    September 08, 2009 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 French singer and actress Charlotte Gainsbourg has collaborated with singer/songwriter Beck for her third album, "IRM," which is due in January 2010. "IRM" began as a straight-ahead production job for Beck, but eventually took on ...

  25. Jarvis Cocker / July 30, 2009 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (Music Hall of Williamsburg)

    August 07, 2009 1:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Part of what dates British Invasion-era footage, besides the black-and-white film stock, is the high-pitched hysteria that artists elicited from otherwise rational grown-ups. But there are still a handful of magnetic artists who manage to turn middl ...

  26. Jarvis Cocker Goes 'Greek' For 'Sarah Marshall' Spinoff

    August 03, 2009 4:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jarvis Cocker has penned three songs tipped to be included in the upcoming film "Get Him to the Greek," a spinoff of the hit 2008 comedy "Forgetting Sarah Marshall." The former Pulp frontman is writing material to be performed by ...

  27. Kerchoonz Signs Up Beggars

    July 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Social networking and free ad-funded streaming service Kerchoonz.com has signed a licensing deal with the Beggars Group, which will provide users with access to around 20,000 tracks from the Beggars catalog. The licensing deal with Beggars (which ...

  28. Yoko Ono, Roots To Play London's Meltdown Festival

    April 28, 2009 1:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 The first acts confirmed for London's Meltdown Festival, which runs June 13 to June 21 at the Southbank Centre, include Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, Sean Lennon, Cornelius, Patti Smith, Robert Wyatt, Yo La Tengo, Baaba Maal and Moby. The Roots wi ...

  29. Cocker Confirms New Album

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. alt-rock act Jarvis Cocker has confirmed a May 18 release for his second solo album, which is titled "Further Complications" (Rough Trade). He recently announced four dates in support of the album, starting in Blackpool at the Empre ...

  30. PRS For Music Backs "Songbook" Series

    February 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker heads the list of high-profile performers appearing in the second series of songwriting TV series "Songbook," which is again being sponsored by U.K. collecting society PRS for Music. Albert Hammond, the ...

  31. Beasties Rock NYC Benefit, Hit The Studio

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Beastie Boys and Moby performed to a sold-out audience at New York's Terminal 5 last night (March 4) for a charity show in conjunction with MTV and VH1. Proceeds benefited the Institute for Music The Beastie Boys and Moby performed to a sol ...

  32. British Sea Power Ready To 'Rock' Again

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock act British Sea Power has one question guiding its new material: "Do You Like Rock Music?" Rock act British Sea Power has one question guiding its new material: "Do You Like Rock Music?" Such is the title of its third album, ...

  33. Beasties Eyeing M.I.A., Cocker, Allen For New 'Mix'

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Beastie Boys are moving ahead with plans for a vocal version of their latest album, the all-instrumental "The Mix-Up." Among the guests in the loop, according to Adam Yauch, are M.I.A., Lily Allen The Beastie Boys are moving ahead with ...

  34. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show Wi ...

  35. Bjork, Interpol, Jesus & Mary Chain Usher In Coachella

    April 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New material from Bjork and Interpol, the first major concert of the Jesus & Mary Chain's first tour in nine years and high-profile sets from hot U.K. exports Amy Winehouse and the Arctic Monkeys New material from Bjork and Interpol, the fi ...

  36. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Bo ...

  37. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Arctic Monkeys try to stave off the sophomore slump on "Favourite Worst Nightmare," Mavis Staples recaptures the fire of the Civil War-era in song and Patti Smith puts her spin on some rock favori Veteran R&B vocalist Joe's &q ...

  38. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Martina McBride puts pen to paper for the first time on one of her albums, Timbaland ropes in a cavalcade of stars for his first solo detour in years, Hilary Duff gets dance-y on a grown-up new projec The third album from Tennessee familial rock act ...

  39. Cocker Shoulders The Burden On Solo Debut

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker will release his first solo album, "Jarvis," April 3 in North America via Rough Trade. Former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker will release his first solo album, "Jarvis," April 3 in North America vi ...

  40. Fresh Air

    February 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Air's fourth studio album, "Pocket Symphony," finds the French duo having a love affair with the very concept of love. "It became a cycle of songwriting, like a loop," band member Nicolas Godin says. Air's fourth studio ...

  41. The Billboard Q&A: Lee Hazlewood

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Lee Hazlewood is one of a kind. Bridging country and pop music through a five-decade career, Hazlewood has brought his own unique and irrepressible personality to the roles of artist, actor, songwrite Lee Hazlewood is one of a kind. Bridging country ...

  42. Rage, Bjork, Chili Peppers Sign On For Coachella

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will lead the lineup for the 2007 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage A ...

  43. Rough Trade Links With World's Fair For U.S. Market

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Storied U.K. indie Rough Trade Records has linked with the World's Fair Label Group to license and market select titles for North American release, Billboard.com has learned. Initial Rough Trade/World Storied U.K. indie Rough Trade Records has ...

  44. Air Inspired By Classical Music On New Album

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Air indulges in the non-rock influence of Philip Glass' "Einstein on the Beach" and "The Photographer" on its upcoming album, "Pocket Symphony." Air indulges in the non-rock influence of Philip Glass' "Ei ...

  45. Sanctuary Puts Rough Trade On The Block

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sanctuary currently owns a 49% stake in Geoff Travis' Rough Trade, which is the label home to the Strokes, Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker, Sufjan Stevens and Arcade Fire, among others. Stock in Sanctuary Group sank 30% to 63.4p after the ailing ...

  46. Akon, George Michael Dominate U.K. Charts

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Smack That" (Universal) by Akon featuring Eminem rose 12-1 on the new U.K. singles chart yesterday (Nov. 19) to give the Senegalese rapper a second No. 1 in the territory to place alongside last year "Smack That" (Universal) by ...

  47. Air Composes A 'Pocket Symphony'

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 French rock/electronica duo Air will release its next album, "Pocket Symphony," March 6 via Astralwerks. The 12-track set boasts vocals from Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and the Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon, a French rock/electronica duo ...

  48. Various Artists / Came So Far For Beauty: An Evening Of Leonard Cohen Songs / Oct. 5, 2006 / Dublin (The Point)

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite an all-star cast and the embarrassment of riches contained in the blue chip Leonard Cohen songbook, the four-hour running time of this tribute show to the septuagenarian singer seemed like too Despite an all-star cast and the embarrassment o ...

  49. A Pirate's Life

    August 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a handful of the artists who have lent their voices to "Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys," due this week via Anti-. Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a h ...

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