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Wednesday, July 31 2013

Weekend: Jinx

This deserves a hearing by newer listeners finding out about New Order, the Cure, Joy Division, or My Bloody Valentine for the first (or hundredth) time. Weekend follows in venerable footsteps. Jinx avoids whatever sophomore slump its title may suggest.


Thursday, May 17 2012

Feeling ‘80s Spirit: Post-Hardcore Punk for the Plastic Generation

Moss Icon and Jason Farrell still sizzle in the present tense, despite years of obscurity.


Wednesday, November 9 2011

Up, Down, Turn Around: The 15 Best New Order Songs of All Time

New Order's debut album, Movement, celebrates its 30th birthday this month. To celebrate, we're counting down the classic group's 15 best tracks.


Thursday, July 21 2011

Daft Punk Is Playing at Your House: 10 Essential Dance-Rock Albums

Today, the intersection of dance music and rock music seems only natural. However, the process has been in the making for decades, and this list provides an introduction to ten of the best albums this genre combination has to offer.


Friday, October 1 2010

Freebass: You Don’t Know This About Me - The Arthur Baker Remixes EP

Freebass: You Don’t Know This About Me presents five remixes of a song by a group featuring three bassists from some of Manchester's greatest bands.


Thursday, June 10 2010

Touched by the Hand of God: Paying Tribute to the Birth of New Order

If the singer in your band suddenly died, would you call it quits? New Order did the opposite, proving in an endless stream of brilliant music that Joy Division was merely a warm-up on the path to pop greatness.


Thursday, April 1 2010

“Maybe You Do Want to Grow Up After All”: An Interview with Bernard Sumner

When asked about how he feels about the term "icon", Bernard Sumner tells PopMatters that "I don't think I'm a legend. I think I've just got an interesting history." This, his time with Joy Division, New Order, and new band Bad Lieutenant are all a part of this epic interview ...


Thursday, October 29 2009

Bad Lieutenant: Never Cry Another Tear

A new, guitar-based band from these Manchester vets. It's New Order minus Peter Hook! Or 1/2 The Other Two + Bernard Sumner!


Thursday, September 24 2009

Various Artists: Factory Records: Communications 1978-92

Factory Records was as influential in design, sound production, and defining what a label could be as it was in music.


Bad Lieutenant - “Sink or Swim” (Sound Affects) [1.Sep.09]
Synth Pop Matters: The Silly Kissers (Sound Affects) [12.Jan.09]
New Order: Live in Glasgow (Reviews) [26.Jun.08]
New Order: Item [DVD] (Reviews) [3.Oct.05]
    New Order: Get Ready (Reviews) [15.Oct.01]
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