Joy Division
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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

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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