Thursday, April 1 2010
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 ...
Wednesday, February 11 2009
The full sweep and glory of New Order's accomplishment -- from the static gloom of Movement and “In a Lonely Place" to the happy, confident likes of Technique and “Run” -- cannot be underestimated.
Wednesday, February 27 2013
Lost Sirens is a timely reminder that New Order and Peter Hook need to work things out.
Thursday, June 26 2008
The first posthumous release from the post-punk/dance pioneers proves that New Order was a great live band, after all. But that wasn't always the case.
Monday, October 3 2005
This new two-DVD set from New Order reveals a band comfortably situated between art and commerce.
Monday, October 15 2001
On 'Get Ready', New Order create a new sound out of their own past. Mining the subtleties of melody and rhythm that were so pronounced throughout their career, New Order seem to have crafted themselves anew out of nostalgia and the timelessness of pop sensibility.
Monday, April 15 2013
Sadly, New Order doesn't quite have the same old spark any more...
Wednesday, August 8 2012
Not every band borne out of a great predecessor can measure up. Here are five that do.
Wednesday, November 9 2011
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, June 10 2010
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.
Monday, August 31 2009
This past week saw the public debut of material by Bad Lieutenant, as the band uploaded the track "Sink or Swim" on its MySpace page.