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How birthday bash grew into the best small festival in the country
HOW do you fancy having The Stranglers around for your birthday party this year? Or maybe legendary Joy Division and New Order main man Peter Hook or possibly that nice Ali Campbell from UB40? Now that would be a birthday to remember - wouldn't it? For Rich Bryan, that's the kind of party he has become used to enjoying every year after his birthday ... (more)
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The Winnipeg Free Press
When Redbull's Hometown Tour bus rolls through town on May 24, Royal Canoe and Imaginary Cities will perform as part of a free outdoor concert series taking place across the country .
Fri Apr 18, 2014
A Book I'd Read: Peter Hook's The Hacienda
What's It Is: Hook's memoir of the Hacienda, a Manchester nightclub and financial disaster co-founded by New Order and Factory Records Quotable: "We once worked out that, from the time it opened in 1982 to when it closed in 1997, each punter through the door cost us A 10. We wasted that much through bad management and sheer stupidity.
The Miami Herald
20 curiosities to chase on Record Store Day
Record Store Day 2014 commences Saturday with desperate vinyl collectors and obsessive fans scouring racks for the objects of their desire in the early-morning hours.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
12 O'Clock Track: Joy Division's 'Passover' song
Last night and tonight are the first two nights of Passover, and while I'd love to post a cover of "Dayenu" or something like that, my mind always zeroes in on Joy Division 's "Passover" whenever I think of this holiday.
'Mad World' New Wave Oral History Excerpt: An Interview With Joy Division
"Cars." "Don't You ." "Tainted Love." "Girls on Film." "Whip It." Three decades on, we just can't get enough of these and numerous other classics from the post-punk/new wave era.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Joy Division's Peter Hook to headline Wirral's Farm Feast food and drink festival
GUITAR legend Peter Hook will headline a weekend of music as part of this year's Wirral Farm Feast food and drink festival.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Famous Album Cover Art Imagined From A Different Perspective
Have you ever wondered what famous album covers might look like from a different perspective? A user on Flickr by the name of Harvezt has worked to answer that question with a new series called The Dark Side Of The Cover.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
The man behind Joy Division
RECORD industry VIPs are to celebrate the life of a legendary producer at next month's preview of a film by Wincham record company owner Chris Hewitt.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Collecting Music in an Analog Age
In the early 1980s, I had a day job crunching numbers for a financial company in midtown Manhattan.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Stars sign up for the Bupa Great Manchester Run in aid of The Christie
A HOST of celebrities have signed up to take part in this year's Bupa Great Manchester Run, in support of The Christie.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
New Order drops new song at Lollapalooza Chile
It has been nine years since New Order has released a new song. 2013's Lost Sirens hardly counts as anything new since it was unreleased tracks from 2005's Waiting on the Siren's Call .
The 10 Best Joy Division Songs
In the seemingly infinite discussion of influence, Joy Division's place in the halls of music's most revered is just as sure as the band's equally esteemed mythos.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Electric Eclecticism - Bestival 2014 Big Top Stage Revealed With Bonobo, SBTRKT, Darkside And Others
The Big Top , old 'big blue' in the main arena is Bestival 's action-packed, genre busting second largest stage, amidst a myriad of mind-blowing musical and immersive experiences and insane Bestival micro-parties.
First line-up announcement reveals Fun Lovin' Criminals will headline ...
Funk trio the Fun Lovin' Criminals will headline this year's Lounge on the Farm Festival, we can exclusively reveal.