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"Maybe You Do Want to Grow Up After All": An Interview with Bernard Sumner
1 Apr 2010 // 4:00 PM
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 ...
Closer, Still: Reflections on Joy Division
11 Jun 2007 // 4:59 PM
To some, Joy Division's music is depressing. To others, who've trailed along where the music takes them, it's cathartic.
Fawn Spots: From Safer Place
8 Mar 2015 // 8:05 PM
Moments of calm within the hurricane rush of massed vocals and guitars, from a young York, England, punk trio.
'Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division' Enters the Void but Survives the Plunge Valiantly
31 Jan 2013 // 9:05 PM
"On the one hand, he was ill and vulnerable; on the other, he was a screaming rock god." By taking Ian Curtis down to his own level, Peter Hook provides his mate with a fitting tribute, neither sordid nor facile, neither pat nor pandering.
5 Great Bands (Spun Off from Other Great Bands)
8 Aug 2012 // 12:00 AM
Not every band borne out of a great predecessor can measure up. Here are five that do.
Magically Disordered: The Joy Division Mickey Mouse T-Shirt
25 Jan 2012 // 2:00 AM
I went to Disney World for the first time in my life in November 2011. At that time, I saw, in person, the Joy Division Mickey