Peter Hook’s site fac51thehacienda.com has been slowly uploading early ’80s concert footage shot at New Order’s club The Haçienda over the past couple years, and this week added a real gem: four clips of Bauhaus performing at the Manchester club on Aug. 14, 1982, less than a year before the band broke up.
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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.”
Peter Hook has added dates in Detroit and Austin, Texas, on his North American tour this September with his band The Light — on which he’ll 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.
To help promote his just-announced North American tour on which he’ll perform New Order’s first two albums — 1981′s Movement and 1983′s Power, Corruptions & Lies — Peter Hook is making available as a free download a live recording of that band’s third single, “Everything’s Gone Green,” recorded in Manchester.
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.”
Chicago’s Riot Fest — set for Sept. 13-15 in the Windy City’s Humboldt Park — tonight unveiled its jam-packed lineup, which includes Violent Femmes, Blondie, Black Flag spinoff FLAG, Motorhead, Bad Religion, Dinosaur Jr, X, Bob Mould, Bad Brains, The Selecter, Mission of Burma and more.
This week’s new releases include a brand-new two-track single from Paul Weller (“Flame-Out! b/w “The Olde Original”), the first album since 1981 from UK Decay, a remix collection from Gary Numan and live albums both new and old from Peter Hook & The Light and The Monochrome Set.
Peter Hook announced this week that he’ll release a digital live album capturing his performance of New Order’s first two albums with his band The Light in Manchester earlier this year, then took the opportunity today to swipe at his ex-bandmates’ performance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” last night.
As we’ve noted already today, it’s the 30th anniversary of the release of New Order’s iconic 12-inch single “Blue Monday” — and to mark the occasion, John Digweed and Nick Muir have produced a new mix of the classic track, dubbed “FAC 73 – 13 Mix.” You can stream it below or over at Peter Hook’s Hacienda website.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Peter Hook recently recorded a 2-minute video for the NME’s Song Stories series in which he discusses the origins of some of Joy Division’s most beloved songs, including “Love Will Tear Us Apart,” “Transmission” and “Atmosphere” — plus the future New Order classic, “Ceremony,” that Joy Division didn’t record.