Tag: Joy Division

Peter Hook to release 4 new live albums of Joy Division, New Order classics

Peter Hook to release 4 new live albums of Joy Division, New Order classics

Peter Hook will release four new live albums this spring on CD, digital and vinyl, each capturing a performance of a different full album — Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures and Closer, and New Order’s Movement and Power, Corruption & Lies — recorded over the past few years.

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 to release ‘NOMC15’ live album capturing London concert from 2015

New Order to release ‘NOMC15’ live album capturing London concert from 2015

New Order will release a new live album this spring recorded at London’s Brixton Academy on Nov. 17, 2015, during the group’s tour in support of its latest record Music Complete. The 18-track live set will be released on double CD, triple clear 180-gram vinyl and digital download.

Listen: Peter Hook and Andy Rourke talk New Order, The Smiths, Manchester and more

Listen: Peter Hook and Andy Rourke talk New Order, The Smiths, Manchester and more

The latest episode of the Talkhouse podcast — which features musicians interviewing musicians — finds old friends, bassists and fellow Mancuinans Andy Rourke of The Smiths and Peter Hook of Joy Division and New Order talking a walk down memory lane in a 25-minute chat.

Peter Hook to perform complete works of Joy Division on 35th anniversary of Ian Curtis’ death

Peter Hook to perform complete works of Joy Division on 35th anniversary of Ian Curtis’ death

Peter Hook will mark the 35th anniversary of Ian Curtis’ death by performing the complete works of Joy Division in a 500-seat, 18th century church in Macclesfield, England — a charity event dubbed “So This is Permanence” that will see all proceeds donated to the Epilepsy Society and the Churches Conservation Trust.

Peter Hook bringing Joy Division/New Order shows to southern U.S. next spring

Peter Hook bringing Joy Division/New Order shows to southern U.S. next spring

Having just warpped his American tour performing New Order’s third and fourth albums — 1985′s Low-Life and 1986′s Brotherhood — Peter Hook has announced he’ll return next spring for a tour of the southern U.S. during which he’ll play Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures and Closer plus a set of New Order favorites.

Annik Honoré, girlfriend of Ian Curtis and Les Disques du Crépuscule co-founder, 1957-2014

Annik Honoré, girlfriend of Ian Curtis and Les Disques du Crépuscule co-founder, 1957-2014

Annik Honoré — girlfriend of Joy Division’s Ian Curtis at the time of his death, the alleged inspiration for “Love Will Tear Us Apart” and the co-founder of the Les Disques du Crépuscule and Factory Benelux labels — died this week at the age of 56, according to press reports and associates.

Watch The Charlatans’ Tim Burgess, half of New Order jam acoustic in a church

Watch The Charlatans’ Tim Burgess, half of New Order jam acoustic in a church

The U.K.’s Barnaby Festival wrapped up Sunday night with The Charlatans’ Tim Burgess and friends playing in a church, concluding with Burgess bringing Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert onstage to perform nearly-unplugged versions of “Love Vigilantes,” “Love Will Tear Us Apart” and “World in Motion.”

Contest: Win a copy of Peter Hook’s ‘The Haçienda: How Not To Run a Club’

Contest: Win a copy of Peter Hook’s ‘The Haçienda: How Not To Run a Club’

On the heels of the success of his recent Joy Division memoir, bassist Peter Hook’s first book — 2009’s ‘The Haçienda: How Not To Run a Club” — was just published in the U.S. for the first time this week, and we’ve got copies of the brand-new paperback to award to two very lucky, U.S.-based Slicing Up Eyeballs readers.

Joy Division’s debut EP ‘An Ideal for Living’ to be reissued on Record Store Day

Joy Division’s debut EP ‘An Ideal for Living’ to be reissued on Record Store Day

The full U.S. and U.K. releases lists for Record Store Day are due to be released today, but bands and labels continue to offer sneak peaks of what’s coming, the latest of which is this morning’s announcement that Joy Division’s 1978 debut EP An Ideal for Living will be reissued on vinyl.

Video: Iggy Pop joins New Order to cover Joy Division classics at Tibet House benefit

Video: Iggy Pop joins New Order to cover Joy Division classics at Tibet House benefit

Bernard Sumner and a pair of his New Order bandmates — specifically the two who weren’t also in Joy Division — performed at Carnegie Hall as part of the Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert, where they were joined onstage by Iggy Pop to perform Joy Division’s “Transmission” and “Love Will Tear Us Apart.”

Peter Hook to perform New Order’s ‘Low-Life,’ ‘Brotherhood’ on North American tour

Peter Hook to perform New Order’s ‘Low-Life,’ ‘Brotherhood’ on North American tour

Former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook has yet to debut his new show featuring full front-to-back performances of the latter group’s third and fourth albums — 1985’s Low-Life and 1986’s Brotherhood — but he’s already announcing plans to bring it to North America for a 14-date tour this November.

Peter Hook to perform New Order’s ‘Low-Life,’ ‘Brotherhood’ at U.K. shows next September

Peter Hook to perform New Order’s ‘Low-Life,’ ‘Brotherhood’ at U.K. shows next September

Former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook continues his march through those bands’ back catalogs next year with the announcement today that he’ll perform the latter group’s third and fourth albums — 1985’s Low-Life and 1986’s Brotherhood — in their entirety at a pair of special U.K. concerts next September.

Video: Moby joins Peter Hook on trio of Joy Division songs at Seattle concert

Video: Moby joins Peter Hook on trio of Joy Division songs at Seattle concert

Peter Hook’s current U.S. tour — on which he’s performing New Order’s first two albums each night — may be just about over, but fans at Wednesday night’s show in Seattle got a special treat: electronic music whiz Moby hopped on stage during the encore to sing three Joy Division classics.