Tag: Freebass

Peter Hook plans Joy Division set at FAC251, ‘Unknown Pleasures’ spoken-word tour

Peter Hook plans Joy Division set at FAC251, ‘Unknown Pleasures’ spoken-word tour

Ex-New Order bassist Peter Hook will dig through his celebrated musical past this spring, embarking on a U.K. spoken-word tour and performing a set of Joy Division songs at his new Manchester club on the 30th anniversary of Ian Curtis’ death.

Peter Hook debuts unfinished Joy Division song, New Order outtake at FAC251 opening

Peter Hook debuts unfinished Joy Division song, New Order outtake at FAC251 opening

Peter Hook last night christened his new Manchester club FAC251 — housed in the former headquarters of Factory Records — with members of The Stone Roses and Happy Mondays helping perform a career-spanning set that included the live debuts of an unfinished Joy Division song and a New Order outtake.

Smiths’ Johnny Marr, Stone Roses’ Ian Brown planning to record album together

Smiths’ Johnny Marr, Stone Roses’ Ian Brown planning to record album together

Turns out Peter Hook’s Freebass may not be the only Stone Roses/Smiths collaboration afoot: Ex-Roses vocalist Ian Brown this week told the BBC he’s planning […]

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 […]

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 […]