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Peter Hook To Play New Order Classics on North America Tour
Peter Hook doesn't want to play with New Order. But that doesn't mean he won't play his old band's music.
Ferndale Library Recommends: 'Depressing ... Yet Humorous' Selections
Here's another round of picks from the staff at the Ferndale Public Library . "The unintentional theme here is that everything is overall pretty depressing ," Circulation Specialist Kerrie Patterson says.
Peter Hook & The Light Announce North American Tour
Following their sold out debut UK concerts in January 2013, Peter Hook & The Light are to debut their critically acclaimed performances of the first two New Order albums, "Movement" and "Power, Corruption & Lies" to North American audiences for the first time in September 2013.
The first Division - Peter Hook's Unknown Pleasures
A good book about popular music will always give you a new appreciation of the records.
Savages: Silence Yourself - review
Hard to believe these days, but there was a time when music was not intended as mere entertainment.
One of the greatest songs ever written: Pete Mitchell on Love Will Tear Us Apart
Love Will Tear Us Apart by Joy Division is undoubtedly one of the greatest songs ever written.
Miami New Times
Peter Murphy: "Bauhaus Was the Seminal Moment in That Time, Joy Division Was Not"
As Peter Murphy prepares for a solo tour featuring only songs from his career as Bauhaus's frontman, he seems compelled to contemplate the late-'70s UK post-punk scene.
All About Jazz
Read "Peter Hook: Tragic Joy, Electrified Order"
Joy Division existed for three and a half years before it reached its tragic end in 1980, but its musical legacy still resonates strongly today.
The Santa Barbara Independent
New Order at the Santa Barbara Bowl
It is spring, after all, and that means it's time for renewal. But fans at the New Order concert got more than they might have even anticipated from the first Bowl concert of the season, which already read like a connoisseur's idea of 1980s revival: Johnny Marr, who cofounded the legendary Smiths, opening for New Order, the band that rose from the ... (more)
The West in Low Light
The West' s In Low Light opens with "It was Disco and it's Over," a song that's built on a signature Peter Hook high-toned bass riff, complete with lead singer and guitarist Anthony Darnell doing his best Ian Curtis impression.
The Virginmarys: Three-piece brings energy and "urgency" to the stage
The Virginmarys ' sound check session is loud. Loud enough to remind you to bring ear plugs the next time.
Peter Hook and the Light Releases Live Versions of New Order Classics
"You've got to prove it to Manchester -- that's where it all started," says the estranged ex-bassist of the performance at Manchester Cathedral.