Tag: Bernard Sumner

Video: Bad Lieutenant plays New Order’s ‘Bizarre Love Triangle’ in Paris

Tweet Here’s a clip of Bad Lieutenant — aka  Bernard Sumner and a couple other guys on acoustic guitars — running through the New Order […]

Bad Lieutenant, No Age, Jay Reatard among U.S. openers for Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ tour

Bad Lieutenant, No Age, Jay Reatard among U.S. openers for Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ tour

U.S. concerts on the Pixies’ ongoing Doolittle 20th anniversary tour will be opened by  New Order spinoff Bad Lieutenant and a series of indie luminaries, including […]

Video: ‘Synth Britannia’ documentary on BBC

Tonight, those of you in the U.K. will be able to watch what looks to be a great new documentary on BBC Four: the 90-minute […]

New releases: Echo & The Bunnymen, Bad Lieutenant CDs; Talking Heads on Blu-ray

New releases: Echo & The Bunnymen, Bad Lieutenant CDs; Talking Heads on Blu-ray

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: Echo & The Bunnymen RELEASE: The Fountain BACKSTORY: The […]

Bernard Sumner’s Bad Lieutenant playing Chicago, New York; full U.S. tour in 2010

Bernard Sumner’s Bad Lieutenant playing Chicago, New York; full U.S. tour in 2010

Bad Lieutenant, Bernard Sumner’s just-launched New Order spinoff, will make it U.S. debut this fall with headlining concerts in New York and Chicago — in […]

Peter Hook’s Freebass finishes first album, preps debut EP ‘Two Worlds Collide’

Peter Hook’s Freebass finishes first album, preps debut EP ‘Two Worlds Collide’

Former New Order bassist Peter Hook’s long-gestating Freebass project — which also features the four-stringed talents of The Smiths’ Andy Rourke and Gary “Mani” Mounfield […]

Quick Spins: Gary Numan and Trent Reznor, Pixies, Sonic Youth, Mission of Burma

Quick Spins: Gary Numan and Trent Reznor, Pixies, Sonic Youth, Mission of Burma

  Gary Numan’s appearances at Nine Inch Nails’ final live gigs could lead to a studio collaboration with Trent Reznor, the synthpop pioneer told The […]

Bernard Sumner’s Bad Lieutenant to open for the Pixies during New York ‘Doolittle’ concerts

Bernard Sumner’s Bad Lieutenant to open for the Pixies during New York ‘Doolittle’ concerts

Bad Lieutenant, Bernard Sumner’s brand-new New Order spinoff, has announced its first-ever live dates this fall in the UK and France, as well as plans […]

Video: New Order spinoff Bad Lieutenant’s debut single ‘Sink or Swim’

Bernard Sumner’s New Order spinoff Bad Lieutenant today released the video for its debut single, “Sink or Swim.” The band — comprised of Sumner, late-era […]

Quick Spins: Big Audio Dynamite, Bad Lieutenant, The Cult, Sonic Youth

Quick Spins: Big Audio Dynamite, Bad Lieutenant, The Cult, Sonic Youth

The expanded 2CD reissue of This is Big Audio Dynamite — the 1985 debut from Mick Jones’ post-Clash project, Big Audio Dynamite, which featured breakout […]

New Order spinoff Bad Lieutenant posts debut single ‘Sink or Swim’ on MySpace

New Order spinoff Bad Lieutenant posts debut single ‘Sink or Swim’ on MySpace

Bernard Sumner’s New Order spinoff Bad Lieutenant this week posted its first single, “Sink or Swim,” on the band’s MySpace page in advance of its […]

New Order spinoff Bad Lieutenant announces debut album ‘Never Cry Another Tear’

New Order spinoff Bad Lieutenant announces debut album ‘Never Cry Another Tear’

Bernard Sumner’s Bad Lieutenant — the new band featuring a Peter Hook-less New Order — this week announced it will release its debut album, Never […]

New Order members recruit Blur’s Alex James for Bad Lieutenant project

New Order members recruit Blur’s Alex James for Bad Lieutenant project

With Peter Hook having acrimoniously split from New Order, the rest of the legendary synthrock act has enlisted Blur bassist Alex James for a new […]