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21 hrs ago | City Paper

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.


Related Topix: New Order, Pop/Rock

Yesterday | 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.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Pop/Rock, Gothic, The Cure, Akron, OH

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Chicago Reader

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.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Pop/Rock, Chicago, IL


'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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, New Order, The Smiths

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Wirral Globe

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.


Related Topix: Merseyside County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Pop/Rock, Food Festival, Food, New Order, Christian-Rock, The Light, Science, Agriculture

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.


Related Topix: Flickr, Pop/Rock

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Northwich Guardian

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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, 24 Hour Party People, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Tony Wilson

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.


Related Topix: New York, NY, Manhattan, NY, Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Pop/Rock, Greater Manchester County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Suicide, The Clash, Punk

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

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.


Related Topix: Bill Turnbull, Pop/Rock, New Order

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 .


Related Topix: New Order, Pop/Rock, Guitar, Electronic


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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, New Order

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.


Related Topix: Electronic, Bonobo, Pop/Rock

Kent Online

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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Fun Lovin' Criminals, New Order, Hip-Hop

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Isle of Wight County Press

Peter Hook and others heading to Bestival

A PERFORMANCE of the iconic Joy Division album Unknown Pleasures by bass player Peter Hook and his band The Light, is among the latest highlights announced for this year's Bestival.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Light, Christian-Rock, New Order

Fri Mar 21, 2014


Essential Music: Transmission, by Joy Division

In the late 1970s, amidst the rubble of punk rock, a group of angry young men came onto the scene in Manchester, UK.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Depression, Health, New-Wave