New Order will release a new vinyl pressing of the group’s 1982 studio session with legendary BBC broadcaster John Peel on Record Store Day this year, complete with what is being advertised as a new sleeve created by the band’s longtime graphic designer Peter Saville. Full details right here.
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New Order and Pet Shop Boys today added a second stop at the Hollywood Bowl to their co-headlining “Unity Tour” following a quick sellout of the Los Angeles venue. Tickets for the newly added 12th show of their joint tour, set for Oct. 3, go on sale at 12 p.m. local time Friday, March 6.
Check out the latest installment right here — this week’s episode covers news about the New Order/Pet Shop Boys tour, a new Bauhaus date, Kraftwerk’s North American tour, Clan of Xymox’s new video and tour, plus a countdown of the top 10 Tears For Fears songs as voted by Strangeways Radio fans.
Electronic-music giants New Order and Pet Shop Boys are teaming up for a co-headlining tour of North America this September and October, an 11-date trek called “The Unity Tour” that will find each act playing full sets and rotating who closes the show each night. Full dates and details right here.
Andrew Weatherall, the famed British DJ, musician, remixer and producer who helped Primal Scream craft its genre-flipping early masterpiece Screamadelica, died in a London hospital Monday after suffering a pulmonary embolism, according to his publicists. He was 56. Full details right here.
The concert film/documentary “New Order: Decades” — chronicling the group’s 2017 “So It Goes…” synth-orchestra collaboration with artist Liam Gillick — will receive its U.S. premiere when cable network Showtime airs the 88-minute work in late December. Watch a trailer for the film right here.
Here at Slicing Up Eyeballs HQ, we’ve been fans of Chris Molanphy’s deeply nerdy chart-history podcast “Hit Parade” since its debut in 2017. But the latest episode — the “Lost and Lonely Edition,” which charts the slow rise to U.S. hit-making status by The Cure, Depeche Mode and New Order — was practically made for us.
New Order today announced it will perform a four-concert residency at the Fillmore Miami Beach in Miami, Fla., next January, nearly a year to the day after the band last performed at that venue — which was, to date, the group’s only performance in the U.S. this year. Full details right here.
A pair of legendary Manchester musicians — New Order’s Bernard Sumner and The Smiths’ Johnny Marr — shared the stage in Athens, Greece, on Sunday for a one-song reunion of their former band Electronic, performing the 1991 single “Get the Message.” Watch it right here.
New Order this summer will release an 18-song live album recorded during the band’s celebrated five-night run of performances — backed by a 12-piece synthesizer orchestra — at the Manchester International Festival in the summer of 2017. Hear “Sub-culture” off the album and see the full tracklist here.
Over the weekend in Copenhagen, New Order’s Bernard Sumner and Suede’s Brett Anderson appeared on a panel discussion at the CPH: DOZ film festival to discuss their bands’ respective Mike Christie-directed documentaries, “New Order: Decades” and “Suede: The Insatiable Ones.” Watch it here.
New Order will reissue its debut album Movement in a “Definitive Edition” boxed set next April, a 4-disc collection that will include the original album on both vinyl and CD as well as a bonus CD filled with previously unreleased demos and a DVD of live appearances. Full tracklist right here.
This is a round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. (Since we missed the last couple weeks’ round-ups, this includes titles that came out in recent weeks.)
Synth-rock legends New Order will return to the U.S. in mid-January for a concert in Miami, the band announced this weekend, though it’s not known whether the performance will be part of a broader American tour or a one-off concert on the way back from a Chilean make-up date. Full details right here.