Tag: Joy Division

Watch Peter Hook and The Roots jam out Joy Division, New Order classics on ‘Fallon’

Watch Peter Hook and The Roots jam out Joy Division, New Order classics on ‘Fallon’

As advertised, Peter Hook was featured on Thursday night’s episode of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” where he sat in with The Roots, playing Joy Division and New Order classics — with Captain Kirk Douglas handling vocals — as the show went to and from commercial.

Martin Hannett recordings of Joy Division, New Order ‘rescued’ from trash, up for grabs

Martin Hannett recordings of Joy Division, New Order ‘rescued’ from trash, up for grabs

What appears to be a treasure trove of aging tapes recorded by legendary postpunk producer Martin Hannett — including material by Joy Division, New Order, The Psychedelic Furs and Magazine — have been “rescued” from a garbage bin and are now being put up for sale by Hannett’s former personal assistant.

Video: Peter Hook demonstrates how to play New Order’s ‘Ceremony’ on bass

Video: Peter Hook demonstrates how to play New Order’s ‘Ceremony’ on bass

It’s not quite as satisfying as watching him school an interviewer on how to play “Love Will Tear Us Apart,” but bassist Peter Hook has just posted a new video in which he demonstrates how to play “Ceremony,” the song that morphed from one of Joy Division’s last compositions to New Order’s first single.

Video: Bernard Sumner and The Killers cover Joy Division’s ‘Shadowplay’ at Lollapalooza

Video: Bernard Sumner and The Killers cover Joy Division’s ‘Shadowplay’ at Lollapalooza

While New Order’s set at Lollapalooza in Chicago was not part of the festival’s webcast last night, those watching the livestream did catch a glimpse of Bernard Sumner when he joined The Killers onstage — as he’s been known to do in the past — to help the band perform its souped-up cover of Joy Division’s “Shadowplay.”

Bernard Sumner to tell the stories of Joy Division, New Order in 2014 autobiography

Bernard Sumner to tell the stories of Joy Division, New Order in 2014 autobiography

With Peter Hook already have written one book on Joy Division and planning a follow-up on New Order, Bernard Sumner now will get his say, too, the announcement that he’ll publish an autobiography in fall 2014 that will offer his “personal perspective both on my own life story and the many bands I’ve been in.”

Joy Division’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’ inspires ‘Will Love Tear Us Apart: The Video Game’

Joy Division’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’ inspires ‘Will Love Tear Us Apart: The Video Game’

Introducing Joy Division: The Video Game. Maltese gaming company Mighty Box is grabbing headlines this week with the debut of its new browser-based game “Will Love Tear Us Apart,” inspired, as the title not-so-subtly suggests, by Joy Division’s classic 1980 anthem of pained love and longing, “Love Will Tear Us Apart.”

Peter Hook to play New Order’s ‘Movement,’ ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’ on U.S. tour

Peter Hook to play New Order’s ‘Movement,’ ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’ on U.S. tour

Peter Hook today announced that he will return to North America this September with his band The Light to perform New Order’s first two albums — 1981′s Movement and 1983′s Power, Corruptions & Lies — in their entirety, as well as various singles and B-sides “from the corresponding period of the band’s history.”

Top 100 Albums of 1980: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 1

Top 100 Albums of 1980: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 1

Today we unveil the results of Part 1 of our year-long Best of the ’80s feature, an ambitious, year-by-year poll of Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers to determine just what were the best albums of each year of the 1980s — and then, when that’s all said and done at the end of 2013, we’ll run a monster best-of-the-decade poll.

New Order’s ‘Blue Monday’ turns 30 today — an audiovisual retrospective, 1983-2013

New Order’s ‘Blue Monday’ turns 30 today — an audiovisual retrospective, 1983-2013

On March 7, 1983 — exactly 30 years ago today — New Order released its monumental single “Blue Monday,” cementing its full transition from the moody post-punk of Joy Division to club-ready synthpop. And, in the process, the band delivered the best-selling 12-inch single of all time.

Joy Division, New Order, Happy Mondays on Factory Records 10-inch for Record Store Day

Joy Division, New Order, Happy Mondays on Factory Records 10-inch for Record Store Day

Rhino Records will follow up its 2010 Record Store Day limited-edition Factory Records sampler with a second 10-inch label sampler for this year’s event: a 4-track EP that will feature one song each from Joy Division, New Order, Happy Mondays and The Durutti Column, according to Wax Poetic.

Contest: Win an autographed copy of Peter Hook’s ‘Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division’

Contest: Win an autographed copy of Peter Hook’s ‘Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division’

With bass legend Peter Hook set to embark on a U.S. book tour next week, publisher Harper Collins is hooking us up with copies of his memoir “Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division” — each autographed by Hooky himself — to give away to 10 lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs readers.

Peter Hook sets 10-date U.S. book tour for ‘Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division’

Peter Hook sets 10-date U.S. book tour for ‘Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division’

With his music memoir “Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division” due for publication in the United States later this month, bassist Peter Hook has announced a 10-date book tour in late January and early February that will include, at half the stops, an on-stage conversation with noted journalists and authors.

Stream: New Order’s ‘Lost Sirens’ — 8 tracks from band’s 2005 recording sessions

Stream: New Order’s ‘Lost Sirens’ — 8 tracks from band’s 2005 recording sessions

In addition to our contest to win five classic New Order albums on vinyl, we can now bring you — via RollingStone.com —a full stream of the band’s forthcoming ‘Lost Sirens’ mini-album, a collection of eight previously unreleased tracks and mixes from the sessions for 2005′s ‘Waiting For the Sirens’ Call.’

New Order’s ‘Lost Sirens’ set of 8 unreleased tracks finally due for release in January

New Order’s ‘Lost Sirens’ set of 8 unreleased tracks finally due for release in January

New Order’s repeatedly delayed ‘Lost Sirens’ mini-album — a collection of eight previously unreleased tracks and mixes from the sessions for 2005’s ‘Waiting For the Sirens’ Call’ — finally will see the light of day next month following a legal battle over the material between the band and erstwhile bassist Peter Hook.