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What If... Joy Division Had Been Turned Into a Soul Band?
The other night while DJing I happened to play " Keep On Keeping On " - a killer mid-tempo soul jam by N.F. Porter aka Nolan .
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry - Talk About The Weather
A question - would you automatically dismiss a band if they were so heavily indebted to another than they sounded almost identical? Do you dismiss Lenny Kravitz because he has built a career on being a Jimi Hendrix clone? If the answer is "yes" then you will not like Red Lorry Yellow Lorry and their first album, Talk about the Weather because this ... (more)
Eastern Daily Press
Review: Peter Hook and The Light at Voewood Festival
The manicured lawns of Voewood House are a far cry from the hedonism of the Hacienda - but for one night Peter Hook and the Light made this corner of Norfolk their unlikely home.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
'Unknown Pleasures' 35 Years On - 20 Geeky Facts
Joy Division's grand, proto-Goth masterpiece 'Unknown Pleasures' has just turned 35. Here are 20 facts you might not know about it, starting with the band's indispensable collaborator, producer Martin Hannett.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Soho Crime Releases Ghost Month by Ed Lin Today
It's Ghost Month in Taiwan-a time to commemorate the dead: burn incense, visit shrines, honor ancestors, and avoid bodies of water-but all Jing-nan can think about is how he ended up here, a dumpling vendor in Taipei's night market.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Stu Francis and Happy Mondays gig postponed due to 'unforseen circumstances'
The comic, who lives in Smithills , was due to join DJs, including former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook and Hacienda legend Graeme Park for the event at the Palace Theatre in Manchester tonight.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Peter Hook's hated tower blocks start to tumble
Peach, Pear and Apple Tree Court in Pendleton are being pulled down as part of the 650 million pound regeneration of the area.