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Danny Brown has named his new album Atrocity Exhibition after the Joy Division song

8 days ago
Consequence of SoundAnd yes, he knows it's also the title of a linked stories novel. more info

Danny Brown Titles New Album Atrocity Exhibition And Yes He Knows The Joy Division Song

8 days ago
StereogumDanny Brown’s forthcoming album will be titled Atrocity Exhibition, and yes, it does appear to be named after the Joy Division song. “Atrocity Exhibition” was included on the post-punk band’s 1980 sophomore LP Closer, which was released sever... more info

Mary Anne Hobbs 2016-07-16 A Joy Division Special

8 days ago
Core News“Mary Anne celebrates what would have been Ian Curtis’ 60th Birthday with Joy Division drummer Stephen Morris, the band’s graphic designer Peter Saville, and fandom expert Jennifer Otter Bickerdike. This special broadcast looks at the journey o... more info

New Order: an orchestrated special at Sydney Opera House – in pictures

53 days ago
Guardian MusicPhoto highlights from our photographer Jonny Weeks at the Sydney Opera House as New Order performed live for the first time with the Australian Chamber Orchestra as part of the 2016 Vivid Festival. Lead singer and guitarist Bernard Sumner fronted a c... more info

This steel band version of 50 Cent’s ‘P.I.M.P’ is a classic cover

76 days ago
Nialler9 I love Steel band covers. Esso Trinidad Steel Band covering MJ’s ‘I Want You Back’? Check. Trinidad Steel Band covering The Meters’ ‘Cissy Strut’? Check Steel Harmony covering Joy Division’s ‘Transmission’? more info

LCD Soundsystem – 10 of the best

76 days ago
Guardian MusicJames Murphy’s pioneering dance-punk project began with him singing about midlife crises. Yet they were always ready to fill the dancefloor, too“I’m losing my edge / the kids are coming up from behind,” half-mutters James Murphy, for the open... more info

John Carpenter: Lost Themes II review – horror maestro's creeping aural dread

102 days ago
Guardian Music(Sacred Bones) Related: John Carpenter: 'I’m just this old-school person who made a score for a movie' Given that director-composer John Carpenter’s electronic scores were so integral to his classic 70s and 80s horror movies, from The Fog to Hall... more info

Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Punk Albums

104 days ago
Rolling StoneEarlier this month, we posted our list of the 40 Greatest Punk Albums of All Time. Needless to say, not everyone agreed with the selections. Some felt that groups like Devo and Joy Division weren't truly punk, while others scoffed at the inclusion of... more info

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

271 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)

278 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 and wallow... more info

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