Tagged: Joy Division


GoodHood Draws Axl Rose, Kurt Cobain and Ian Curtis into their Spring Collections

For their new style feature called As Worn By, the immaculately curated British boutique GoodHood collaborated with illustrator Clara Lacy to draw rock icons like Ian Curtis, Kurt Cobain, Henry Rollins, Axl Rose and Malcom … read more »

POSTED May 6, 2013 11:16AM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

Stream: Rare Track From New Factory Records Comp

On Tuesday, September 18th, club music preservationists Strut Records will release the second installment of its Fac. Dance series, a collection of lost 12-inches and rareties from Manchester’s storied Factory Records imprint, known for championing … read more »

POSTED September 14, 2012 3:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Download Human Tetris’ Album Happy Way in the Maze of Rebirth

While it’s undeniable that Moscow-based band Human Tetris take the skeletal desolation of Joy Division very seriously, they also come off as more optimistic. Filtering sunrays through gorgeous guitar lines and propulsive bass. The vocals … read more »

POSTED February 10, 2012 2:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Cop A Look: The Style Council

The mod, punk and new wave archetypes of 1980s England come up time and time again as fashion inspiration, but The Style Council, as a band, had a unique look that set them apart from … read more »

POSTED December 1, 2011 12:00PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Stream: New Look’s FADER Mix

Listening to New Look is all about context. Sitting at your computer reading blogs on the internet? Not the best context. Wandering desolate streets at dusk? Much better context. When we asked them to make … read more »

POSTED November 3, 2011 2:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , ,

The Tripwire: On The Vaccines, The Modern Hype Machine and The Beauty of the Three Minute Pop Song

Woe are the perils of the buzz band in this era of the internet hype machine. The Vaccines have been a fully formed band for less than a year. They made their U.S. debut just … read more »

POSTED February 28, 2011 6:00PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,
Spoek Mathambo control video

Video: Spoek Mathambo, “Control”

Leave it to FADER #69 cover star Spoek Mathambo to flip Joy Division’s “Control” into a dark, somewhat harsh dance track and then get Pieter Hugo (also known as the guy who took those photos … read more »

POSTED February 21, 2011 12:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
Hot Chip Hot City Bernard Sumner

Video: Hot Chip, Bernard Sumner, and Hot City, “I Didn’t Know What Love Was”

To create this dance heater, Converse helped Alexis Taylor and Joe Goddard of Hot Chip get together with British dance duo Hot City and dreamy guru/founding member of Joy Division and New Order Bernard Sumner. … read more »

POSTED November 17, 2010 5:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,

Ian Curtis Was the Best Dancer in Punk

Thirty years ago today, Ian Curtis committed suicide, leaving a void in post-punk as vast as his legacy. In recent years the Joy Division tale has been explored to death—if you’ve been vacationing on Neptune, … read more »

POSTED May 18, 2010 2:29PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS:

Thom Yorke & Atoms For Peace Cover Joy Division

Specifically “Love Will Tear Us Apart”. At Oakland’s Fox Theater last night. The audio/visual quality is a little iffy but one can’t help but notice that they’re totally locked-in in a way the other 7,623 … read more »

POSTED April 16, 2010 11:50AM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , ,