Joy Division
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Blogs // 13 Articles
Media // 4 Articles

The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 5: 20 - 1
1 Oct 2015 // 9:02 PM

Songs of anxiety, paranoia, freak-outs, chilling verses, feverish desire, harrowing lyrics -- they all make for damn good music.

"Maybe You Do Want to Grow Up After All": An Interview with Bernard Sumner
1 Apr 2010 // 5:00 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 ...


Fawn Spots: From Safer Place
8 Mar 2015 // 9:05 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 // 10:05 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 // 1:00 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 // 3:00 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

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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