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Ian Curtis' home being turned into Joy Division museum

1 day ago
Brooklyn VeganIan Curtis' home in the Manchester suburb of Macclesfield, where he lived with wife Deborah till his suicide in 1980, is being turned into a Joy Division museum. Back in February, a group of Joy Division fans started a... more info

Stream Protomartyr The Agent Intellect

6 days ago
StereogumProtomartyr carry the torch of post-punk’s forefathers — the Fall, Joy Division, Bauhaus, Nick Cave — but do so with a brutal, emotional honesty and melodic expertise that shows they can burn just as hard as their ancestors. The Det... more info

Watch The Weather Station Cover Joy Division

15 days ago
StereogumThe Weather Station, aka Tamara Lindeman, released her third full-length album Loyalty this year to rapturous acclaim. (One critic even called it the best folk album of the year.) Though it’s her third, Loyalty was Lindeman’s first record... more info

Stream Gold Class It’s You (Stereogum Premiere)

40 days ago
StereogumOn their debut album It’s You, Australia’s Gold Class plays like a brilliant post-punk compendium — the jagged yet chiming guitars of Jawbox and Fugazi, the lockstep rhythm section and dreary climes of Gang Of Four and Joy Division,... more info

Iggy Pop, New Order, Happy Mondays, Steve Coogan and more pay tribute to Factory Records' Tony Wilson in new video

57 days ago
Brooklyn VeganTony Wilson, who founded Factory Records (home to Joy Division, New Order, Happy Mondays and more), died on this day (August 10) in 2007 and in tribute, poet Mike Garry and musician Joe Duddell have recorded a single titled... more info

Win 4 New Joy Division Vinyl Reissues

75 days ago
StereogumJoy Division’s iconic single “Love Will Tear Us Apart” turned 35 last month and, to honor the special occasion, both of the band’s studio albums — 1979’s Unknown Pleasures and 1980’s Closer — and two co... more info

Album Of The Week: Vince Staples Summertime ’06

99 days ago
StereogumIf the cover art of Summertime ’06, the first proper album from the Long Beach rapper Vince Staples, looks familiar to you, that’s not an accident. That Summertime ’06 cover is, of course, the cover of Joy Division’s Unknown P... more info

Joy Division Fan Buys Ian Curtis’ House, May Turn It Into Museum

139 days ago
StereogumThe former home of late Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis was up for sale earlier this year, and fans began an Indiegogo campaign to purchase it and turn it into a museum. The campaign didn’t get very far — it raised 2,001, 1 percent of t... more info

Iggy Pop 2015-04-24 Iggy Confidential

164 days ago
Core News“Iggy continues in his new Friday night slot serving you up a sonic cocktail to start the weekend off including Joy Division, Beck, Thelonius Monk and Julie London. Iggy’s musical legacy has inspired and energised rock and roll’s al... more info

Shadow Age – “Silaluk” (Stereogum Premiere)

196 days ago
StereogumShadow Age hail from Virginia, but their breed of hollowed-out post-punk sounds like it could’ve emerged from the UK around the time Joy Division were on the up-and-up. This isn’t a comparison to the Manchester greats, but rather, a compl... more info

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