Tag: Bernard Sumner

New Order live album and film ‘Education Entertainment Recreation’ to capture 2018 gig

New Order live album and film ‘Education Entertainment Recreation’ to capture 2018 gig

New Order this May will release a new live album — the band’s fifth in the last decade — that was recorded at London’s Alexandra Palace in what was their only U.K. live show of 2018, a career-spanning set that included performances of several Joy Division songs. Full details including tracklist right here.

Listen: New Order returns with ‘Be a Rebel’ — group’s first new music in 5 years

Listen: New Order returns with ‘Be a Rebel’ — group’s first new music in 5 years

New Order today debuted their first new song in five years, the single “Be a Rebel” — you can stream it below — that had been intended to promote the group’s much-anticipated U.S. co-headlining tour with Pet Shop Boys, a trek that’s now been pushed to 2021. Hear the full new song right here.

Joy Division reissues unveiled as bandmates mark 40th anniversary of Ian Curtis’s death

Joy Division reissues unveiled as bandmates mark 40th anniversary of Ian Curtis’s death

Rhino Records will release a new 40th anniversary edition of Joy Division’s second album Closer, a new pressing on clear vinyl that will be issued alongside new vinyl pressings of three of the band’s iconic non-album singles. Plus, the former members of Joy Division are marking the anniversary of Ian Curtis’s death today.

Electronic’s Bernard Sumner, Johnny Marr reunite  in Greece to play ‘Get the Message’

Electronic’s Bernard Sumner, Johnny Marr reunite in Greece to play ‘Get the Message’

A pair of legendary Manchester musicians — New Order’s Bernard Sumner and The Smiths’ Johnny Marr — shared the stage in Athens, Greece, on Sunday for a one-song reunion of their former band Electronic, performing the 1991 single “Get the Message.” Watch it right here.

Watch: New Order’s Bernard Sumner, Suede’s Brett Anderson share stage on film fest panel

Watch: New Order’s Bernard Sumner, Suede’s Brett Anderson share stage on film fest panel

Over the weekend in Copenhagen, New Order’s Bernard Sumner and Suede’s Brett Anderson appeared on a panel discussion at the CPH: DOZ film festival to discuss their bands’ respective Mike Christie-directed documentaries, “New Order: Decades” and “Suede: The Insatiable Ones.” Watch it here.

New Order announces settlement of long-running legal disputes with Peter Hook

New Order announces settlement of long-running legal disputes with Peter Hook

New Order today announced that it has reached a “full and final settlement” to end the band’s long-running legal disputes with its former bassist Peter Hook over the ongoing royalties Hook has received since 2011 and his own use of “various New Order and Joy Division assets.” Read New Order’s full statement.

‘Holy grail’ recording surfaces of New Order’s scorching ’83 gig at Chicago’s Cabaret Metro

‘Holy grail’ recording surfaces of New Order’s scorching ’83 gig at Chicago’s Cabaret Metro

The concert, New Order’s first in Chicago, has become the stuff of legend: At the end of a scorching late-June day in 1983, the band takes the stage at the Cabaret Metro, where a packed crowd drives the on-stage temperature to nearly unbearable heights, knocking out power on-stage mid-set.

Watch: Iggy Pop and Bernard Sumner perform Joy Division’s ‘She’s Lost Control’

Watch: Iggy Pop and Bernard Sumner perform Joy Division’s ‘She’s Lost Control’

On Thursday night, New Order’s Bernard Sumner — joined by bandmates Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman — re-teamed with the legendary Iggy Pop for a short three-song set at the annual Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert at New York City’s Carnegie Hall. See footage from that performance here.

New Order planning fall release, ‘orchestral feel’ for first Peter Hook-less album

New Order planning fall release, ‘orchestral feel’ for first Peter Hook-less album

The members of New Order continue their slow march toward releasing their first new music recorded without co-founding bassist Peter Hook, and a new interview with Rolling Stone this past week finally took us behind the scene of the recording process and a look at the new record which is now expected to be released this fall.

New Order teases new studio album with photo taken during mixing session

New Order teases new studio album with photo taken during mixing session

The members of New Order have been talking up new music since reuniting a few years ago, and the prospect of a new album became that much more real this past September when the band signed to the legendary Mute label and it was announced the group soon would return to the studio to work on new music.

Video: New Order debuts new song ‘Plastic’ at North American tour opener in Chicago

Video: New Order debuts new song ‘Plastic’ at North American tour opener in Chicago

When New Order toured South America earlier this year, the band debuted “Singularity,” its first new track since the Waiting for the Sirens’ Call sessions. Earlier tonight, Bernard Sumner and Co. opened a U.S. tour with another premiere, performing the new song “Plastic” for the first time ever.

New Order on ‘Blue Monday’ — exclusive excerpt from ‘Mad World’ New Wave oral history

New Order on ‘Blue Monday’ — exclusive excerpt from ‘Mad World’ New Wave oral history

Next week sees the publication of “Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs that Defined the 1980s,” a tour through 35 classic songs via new interviews with the artists, a list that includes Depeche Mode, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Smiths, Simple Minds and many, many more.

Here’s pro-shot video of that new New Order song — which is actually called ‘Singularity’

Here’s pro-shot video of that new New Order song — which is actually called ‘Singularity’

Last week we shared some fairly rough video of a new New Order song, and now you can get a better look/listen to the track via some pro-shot video taken at Lollapalooza Brazil. And as Bernard Sumner notes, fan reports that the track was called “Drop the Guitar” were not on point.

Video: New Order debuts new song ‘Drop the Guitar’ at Lollapalooza Chile

Video: New Order debuts new song ‘Drop the Guitar’ at Lollapalooza Chile

New Order, which began making noise about recording new music not long into its current reunion, finally treated fans to some of that work this past weekend during the band’s slot at Lollapalooza Chile, debuting a new 6-minute number that bears the working title of “Drop the Guitar,”