*books flights to Chicago*
“People seem to think that I’m the villain. If I’d like to put anything straight it’s that I didn’t do this.”
A whole lotta’ ‘Substance’.
In all of its radiant glory.
It’s been eight years since the death of Manchester’s Factory Records founder Tony Wilson who was instrumental in some of the most iconic releases in British history including records by New Order, Joy Division and Happy Mondays. In a pretty heart-warming show of respect, a number of British musicians and actors have gathered together to
If the prospect of New Order‘s first album in a decade was not enough to get you excited, September’s Music Complete will also feature rock royalty Iggy Pop, as well as Brandon Flowers of The Killers, and La Roux‘s Elly Jackson. Music Complete will be New Order’s first album without Joy Division co-founder Peter Hook,
Joy Division and New Order bassist and co-founder Peter Hook has announced a 2015 Australian tour with his band The Light, performing two New Order albums, Low-Life (1985) and Brotherhood (1986), in their entirety, as well as B-sides and other tracks from the period. Next year’s tour will be the first time Peter Hook &
New Order were slated to perform at New York’s Carnegie Hall on Tuesday night for the 24th annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert and decided to recruit the one and only Iggy Pop to play frontman for the night (who better?). Pop crooned over a few Joy Division classics like Transmission. New Order frontman Bernard
The lineups for Lollapalooza 2014‘s Chile and Argentina events have been unveiled, bringing the likes of Nine Inch Nails, Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, Pixies and many more to South American audiences, with some Antipodean names thrown in for good measure. Lollapalooza Chile will take place at Parque O’Higgins in Santiago from 29th-30th March, with
Last week recording engineer Julia Adamson made the startling announcement that she’d uncovered long-lost recordings of sessions from Joy Division and New Order, revealing that she’d sell them to a potential buyer via Facebook. Now the former bassist of both bands, Peter Hook, has announced plans to get them back from her. Adamson, who was
Recording engineer Julia Adamson made the sort of discovery most recording engineers only dream of – stumbling across long-lost recordings of sessions from Joy Division and New Order. Now Adamson faces the daunting decision of just what to do with the tapes. Having worked under the watchful gaze legendary producer Martin Hannett, Adamson was exposed
New Order frontman and Joy Division guitarist Bernard Sumner is set to release his autobiography in 2014, with the mulit-instrumentalist and stalwart of the Madchester scene signing a publishing deal that will see the book hit shelves in the spring. The 57-year-old told The Bookseller, “Joy Division and New Order have both left quite a
The stellar line-up for Lollapalooza 2013 has been confirmed today after the details of Chicago’s favourite festival were leaked last week, and we still look set for The Cure and Nine Inch Nails to headline the 3-day event, which will also feature Mumford & Sons, New Order, Queens of the Stone Age and The Postal
British indie-electronic outfit New Order are set to release a mini-album early next year. Titled The Lost Sirens, the album consists of tracks written during 2005 studio sessions in aid of their last release Waiting for the Sirens to Call. Speaking out about the album, drummer Stephen Morris stated, “I remember that Martin Hannett once
Stereoboard has reported that seminal 80s outfit New Order are toying with the idea of entering the studio and putting together a new record.
New Order frontman Bernard Summer has told how “glad” he is that former bass player Peter Hook is no longer in the band – saying that he has not been very nice since leaving in 2007.
NME have reported that bassist Peter Hook is all set to release his latest book, a memoir on his former band Joy Division titled Unknown Pleasures – Inside Joy Division, due out October 1, 2012 via Simon & Schuster. The new book follows Joy Division from the band’s inception to the harrowing suicide of singer
New Order‘s 18-minute tribute to former Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis – Elegia – has surfaced online, NME reports.
It seemed that the weather was in favour of the punters as gates opened for the 2012 Sydney leg of the Future Music Festival. The smell of fake tan lingered in the air as some festival goers decided to pass the time before gates opened by playing ‘Spot Snookie’, and it wasn’t a hard game.
As you can see from the poster above, Blur are making their second scheduled appearance of 2012 at the closing ceremony of the London Olympics, of all places, following on from their upcoming performance at The Brit Awards this week.