Tag: New Order

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 releases: The Smiths vinyl reissues, new Fall live CD, New Order re-reissues

New releases: The Smiths vinyl reissues, new Fall live CD, New Order re-reissues

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: The Smiths RELEASES: The Smiths, Meat is […]

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’s botched CD reissues finally to be re-reissued by Rhino Records in August

New Order’s botched CD reissues finally to be re-reissued by Rhino Records in August

Rhino Records has set an Aug. 25 release date for its 2CD re-reissues of New Order’s first five albums following last year’s release of mislabeled, […]

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 […]

Rhino releases its Factory Records box set, ‘Communications 1978-92,’ via iTunes

Rhino releases its Factory Records box set, ‘Communications 1978-92,’ via iTunes

Rhino Records today released a digital version of its four-disc Factory Records: Communications 1978-92 box set via iTunes, collecting 63 tracks — spanning Joy Division […]

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 […]

Sonic Youth, New Order, The Smiths issuing exclusive vinyl for Record Store Day

Sonic Youth, New Order, The Smiths issuing exclusive vinyl for Record Store Day

The second-annual Record Store Day is less than two weeks out, and the list of exclusive releases being prepped for the April 18 support-your-local-shop shindig […]

Smiths, New Order, Stone Roses spotlighted in new book on Manchester scene

Smiths, New Order, Stone Roses spotlighted in new book on Manchester scene

Perhaps best known for his bio “The Stone Roses and the Resurrection of British Pop,” Brit rock scribe/musician John Robb has set his sights on […]

Johnny Marr interviews Pet Shop Boys

Johnny Marr interviews Pet Shop Boys

Today’s London Observer features an interview of the Pet Shop Boys’ Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe by Johnny Marr, who’s played on a number of […]