I’ve just realised that Jarvis Cocker’s Musical Map of Sheffield is about to drop off the BBC’s iPlayer.
It’s as much a musical map of Jarvis as of his home town. Shot through with his laconic humanity and with some nice impressionistic audio – as well as some blindingly obvious Steel City tunes, of course.
Engels, The Sweeney, preparing for interplanetary travel, tenacious bits of tree and a cut-price Apocalyse Now. Well worth a listen.
You can hear the programme here, until 10.30 this evening, 8 July (the link may be broken after that time, sorry).
Oh, don’t be frightened by the organ music at the beginning. Jarvis’s programme starts about four minutes in.