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Festival Review: Primavera Sound Porto wraps up with a bang (08.06.24)

Despite it being quite a warm day, there were threatening clouds on the horizon at the start of the third day of Porto’s Primavera Sound festival. On the main Porto stage, Best Youth, Portugal’s indie pop band showed that a little rain was not going to dampen their enthusiasm. They played their infectious music and…

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Track of the Day: JARV IS “Save The Whale” (2020)

Fans of PULP, Jarvis Cocker, and Leonard Cohen should all dig today’s Track of the Day. “Save the Whale” is the latest release from JARV IS, Jarvis Cockers current creative outlet. The video was created by Jarvis, a man who has clearly used his time wisely whilst been stuck in isolation. “Save The Whale” bears…

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Exclusive Interview: Peter O’Donoghue – Editor & Co-Writer of Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets.

The Iris talks to Peter O’Donoghue, the editor and co-writer of Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets about the film while in Sydney for the Australian premiere at the Sydney Film Festival – June 2014. ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The Iris and may have formatting errors…

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets (UK, 2014)

Pulp are a band of the people. So it should come as no surprise that the film about their last concert performance in their Sheffield hometown is at times more about their fans and the locals then the self-deprecating group itself. Florian Habicht’s (Love Story) documentary, Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets plays…

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Exclusive Interview: Director Florian Habicht talks Pulp at SXSW 2014

While he was at SXSW, we caught up with New Zealand born director Florian Habicht to talk about his new film Pulp, a documentary about the band of the same name, and their farewell performance at home in Sheffield. And now the film has been announced to premiere in Australia at the Sydney Film Festival!…

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Festival Review: Glastonbury Festival 2011 – Part Four: Saturday (25.06.11)

Saturday brought with it the prospect of better weather and another day chock full of great entertainment and fantastic music. Heading across to the Acoustic Stage for rising folk star Benjamin Francis Leftwich (pictured below) I couldn’t have asked for a better start to the day. Leftwich managed to draw a sizeable crowd given the…

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