Tag: Substance

Listen: New Order returns with ‘Be a Rebel’ — group’s first new music in 5 years

Listen: New Order returns with ‘Be a Rebel’ — group’s first new music in 5 years

New Order today debuted their first new song in five years, the single “Be a Rebel” — you can stream it below — that had been intended to promote the group’s much-anticipated U.S. co-headlining tour with Pet Shop Boys, a trek that’s now been pushed to 2021. Hear the full new song right here.

Peter Hook to bring Joy Division/New Order ‘Substance’ tour back to North America

Peter Hook to bring Joy Division/New Order ‘Substance’ tour back to North America

Peter Hook & The Light this week announced a 28-date North American tour for the spring of 2018, a trek that once again will see the band performing Joy Division’s and New Order’s classic Substance compilation albums in their entireties each night. See full dates here.

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.

New Order taps Peter Saville to design charity posters for next week’s reunion concerts

New Order taps Peter Saville to design charity posters for next week’s reunion concerts

New Order has commissioned Factory Records graphic artist Peter Saville to design a pair of posters — based on his classic Substance album cover — for the reunited group’s European charity concerts next week in support of longtime band associate Michael Shamberg, who is fighting a ‘debilitating illness.’

Milestones: The Cure’s ‘Standing on a Beach: The Singles’ released 25 years ago today

Milestones: The Cure’s ‘Standing on a Beach: The Singles’ released 25 years ago today

Twenty-five years ago today, The Cure released ‘Standing on a Beach: The Singles,’ a seminal compilation — and yes, we’re talking about the cassette here, not the ‘Staring at the Sea’ CD — that stands alongside New Order’s ‘Substance’ and ‘Catching Up With Depeche Mode’ as one of the signpost compilations of the ’80s college rock era.