Tag: Peter Hook

Peter Hook bringing Joy Division/New Order shows to southern U.S. next spring

Peter Hook bringing Joy Division/New Order shows to southern U.S. next spring

Having just warpped his American tour performing New Order’s third and fourth albums — 1985′s Low-Life and 1986′s Brotherhood — Peter Hook has announced he’ll return next spring for a tour of the southern U.S. during which he’ll play Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures and Closer plus a set of New Order favorites.

New Order teases new studio album with photo taken during mixing session

New Order teases new studio album with photo taken during mixing session

The members of New Order have been talking up new music since reuniting a few years ago, and the prospect of a new album became that much more real this past September when the band signed to the legendary Mute label and it was announced the group soon would return to the studio to work on new music.

Annik Honoré, girlfriend of Ian Curtis and Les Disques du Crépuscule co-founder, 1957-2014

Annik Honoré, girlfriend of Ian Curtis and Les Disques du Crépuscule co-founder, 1957-2014

Annik Honoré — girlfriend of Joy Division’s Ian Curtis at the time of his death, the alleged inspiration for “Love Will Tear Us Apart” and the co-founder of the Les Disques du Crépuscule and Factory Benelux labels — died this week at the age of 56, according to press reports and associates.

Contest: Win a copy of Peter Hook’s ‘The Haçienda: How Not To Run a Club’

Contest: Win a copy of Peter Hook’s ‘The Haçienda: How Not To Run a Club’

On the heels of the success of his recent Joy Division memoir, bassist Peter Hook’s first book — 2009’s ‘The Haçienda: How Not To Run a Club” — was just published in the U.S. for the first time this week, and we’ve got copies of the brand-new paperback to award to two very lucky, U.S.-based Slicing Up Eyeballs readers.

New Order on ‘Blue Monday’ — exclusive excerpt from ‘Mad World’ New Wave oral history

New Order on ‘Blue Monday’ — exclusive excerpt from ‘Mad World’ New Wave oral history

Next week sees the publication of “Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs that Defined the 1980s,” a tour through 35 classic songs via new interviews with the artists, a list that includes Depeche Mode, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Smiths, Simple Minds and many, many more.

Video: New Order debuts new song ‘Drop the Guitar’ at Lollapalooza Chile

Video: New Order debuts new song ‘Drop the Guitar’ at Lollapalooza Chile

New Order, which began making noise about recording new music not long into its current reunion, finally treated fans to some of that work this past weekend during the band’s slot at Lollapalooza Chile, debuting a new 6-minute number that bears the working title of “Drop the Guitar,”

Peter Hook to perform New Order’s ‘Low-Life,’ ‘Brotherhood’ on North American tour

Peter Hook to perform New Order’s ‘Low-Life,’ ‘Brotherhood’ on North American tour

Former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook has yet to debut his new show featuring full front-to-back performances of the latter group’s third and fourth albums — 1985’s Low-Life and 1986’s Brotherhood — but he’s already announcing plans to bring it to North America for a 14-date tour this November.

‘A machine to make people dance’: Watch 30-minute documentary on New Order’s ‘Blue Monday’

‘A machine to make people dance’: Watch 30-minute documentary on New Order’s ‘Blue Monday’

Last summer, the members of New Order — Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert, as well as former bassist Peter Hook — and sleeve designer Peter Saville were interviewed by Swedish National Television for a 30-minute documentary on the story behind their iconic 1983 single “Blue Monday.”

Peter Hook to perform New Order’s ‘Low-Life,’ ‘Brotherhood’ at U.K. shows next September

Peter Hook to perform New Order’s ‘Low-Life,’ ‘Brotherhood’ at U.K. shows next September

Former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook continues his march through those bands’ back catalogs next year with the announcement today that he’ll perform the latter group’s third and fourth albums — 1985’s Low-Life and 1986’s Brotherhood — in their entirety at a pair of special U.K. concerts next September.

Video: Peter Hook and The Mission’s Wayne Hussey perform New Order’s ‘Temptation’

Video: Peter Hook and The Mission’s Wayne Hussey perform New Order’s ‘Temptation’

Peter Hook’s current tour — on which he’s performing New Order’s first two albums, 1981′s Movement and 1983′s Power, Corruptions & Lies — pulled into Sao Paulo, Brazil, last night, and, like Peter Murphy before him, Hooky took the opportunity to bring local rock dignitary Wayne Hussey of The Mission onstage.

Video: Moby joins Peter Hook on trio of Joy Division songs at Seattle concert

Video: Moby joins Peter Hook on trio of Joy Division songs at Seattle concert

Peter Hook’s current U.S. tour — on which he’s performing New Order’s first two albums each night — may be just about over, but fans at Wednesday night’s show in Seattle got a special treat: electronic music whiz Moby hopped on stage during the encore to sing three Joy Division classics.

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.

Peter Hook to sit in with The Roots on ‘Jimmy Fallon’ as U.S. tour gets underway

Peter Hook to sit in with The Roots on ‘Jimmy Fallon’ as U.S. tour gets underway

Peter Hook’s North American tour gets underway tonight in Boston — he’ll be performing New Order’s first two albums, 1981′s Movement and 1983′s Power, Corruptions & Lies, in their entirety each night — and the bassist is using the occasion to drop by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” when the trek hits New York.

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.