LIVE REVIEW: Peter Hook & The Light @ Metro Theatre

Peter Hook & The Light @ Metro Theatre, Sydney, October 2nd 2017 Ten days after announcing a settlement with the rest of New Order concerning his use of various New Order and Joy Division assets on merchandising and in the promotion of shows by his new band, Peter Hook returned to Australia for a tour that honours the legacy of both acts, but for this particular show, … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Peter Hook & The Light @ Metro Theatre

NEW MUSIC: New Order – Singularity

New Order continue to release singles from last year’s acclaimed Music Complete LP, the latest of which is ‘Singularity’. The video is a fast-paced collage of footage taken from B-Movie, the story of Mark Reeder’s life in 1980s West-Berlin. Damian Hale, the man responsible for the incredible visuals that make up New Order’s stage show, edited the video. “Singularity” features scenes of a city divided by the … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: New Order – Singularity

NEW MUSIC: New Order – Restless

Fresh off the internet superhighway, here’s the brand new single from New Order and straight off the bat it sounds better than anything they’ve done for years. That melancholic pop streak is there. Bernard Sumner’s trademark guitar riff is intact and he’s singing within the music instead of trying to be a rock singer. Nice stuff. The new album Music Complete is out September 25th on Mute. Continue reading NEW MUSIC: New Order – Restless

ALBUM REVIEW: Joy Division/New Order | TOTAL

written by Chris Familton The story of Joy Division’s journey from post punk pioneers through the tragic suicide of frontman Ian Curtis and the subsequent and unexpected reincarnation as New Order is one that has been told many times over the decades. As far as legends go theirs is a classic tale of innocence, disaster and resurrection and though it has been romanticised to some … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Joy Division/New Order | TOTAL