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Sannhet, Scott Kelly of Neurosis, Rule of Thirds & more contribute to new Joy Division 'Closer' tribute (stream it)

30 days ago
Brooklyn Veganby Rob Sperry-Fromm photo: Sannhet at MHOW in August (more by PSquared) Local industrial metal artists Sannhet (who were recently named "Best Metal Band in NYC" by the Village Voice) have released a cover of Joy Division's "The Eternal." The... more info

Jake Troth – “Everybody Loves You” (Stereogum Premiere)

37 days ago
StereogumUsually it’s sad songs, not happy songs, that you listen to when you’re blue. Listening to sorrowful music is cathartic, and you usually feel better when you can immerse yourself in the obvious pain and ache of a band like Joy Division an... more info

Joy Division Fan Auctioning Off Ian Curtis’ Kitchen Table Again

52 days ago
StereogumTwo years ago Ian Curtis’ family was aghast to see the late Joy Division singer’s kitchen table, which was in the room when Curtis committed suicide, selling for about $13,000 on eBay. That buyer must have fallen through because Terry Har... more info

Ian Curtis' home being turned into Joy Division museum

54 days 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

58 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

67 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)

92 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

109 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

127 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

151 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

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