June 09, 2011
All Things Reconsidered
Richard King is the editor of Loops an occasional journal of long-form music writing jointly published by Domino and Faber & Faber. In All Things Reconsidered he talks to Loops contributors past, present and future about the ideas behind their current books, along with handpicked musical examples from the authors to illustrate their perspective.
Owen Hatherley’s forthcoming Different is a biography of Pulp that locates the group’s stand-alone individuality during Britpop in their antecedents in Acid House, subsidized Sheffield bus routes, their willingness to sing about class and Brutalist council architecture.
Dan Hancox is the editor of Fightback, A Reader on the Winter of Protest, a survey of the student protests and other actions carried out in the last nine months, including the moment when Lethal Bizzle’s Pow rang out on the soundsystems in Parliament Square, becoming an anthem for kettled youth.
Richard King’s How Soon Is Now? The inside history of the independent music business is published by Faber & Faber in 2012
Tracklisting:Pulp - Sheffield Sex City
Pulp - His 'n Hers
Pulp - I Spy
Pulp - Cocaine Socialism
Lethal Bizzle - Pow
JME - Serious
Tempa T vs. Untold - Next Anaconda
Vybz Kartel - Ramping Shop
Busy Signal - Uniform Badboy
Pulp - Ladies' Man