Joy Division Articles
Peter Hook and The Light live in Liverpool: “Love, love will tear us apart, again”
In lieu of a Manchester date, The Mancunion travels across to Liverpool to watch iconic bassist Peter Hook perform Joy Division and New Order’s Substance albums in full
Peter Hook & The Light to celebrate 35 years of Joy Division’s Substance in the UK and Europe
Peter Hook & The Light is to celebrate 35 years of Joy Division’s Substance LP with select dates across the UK and Europe.
University launch British Pop Archive with unseen items from Joy Division’s Ian Curtis
Announcing the British Pop Archive at the university’s very own John Rylands Library. Including artefacts from Joy Division’s Ian Curtis, New Order, the Sex Pistols, and Granada Television.
Record Reappraisal: Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
In 1979 the Macclesfield four piece, along with the help of manager Rob Gretton, producer Martin Hannett, and Factory, let the winds of the industrial north-west blow over their strings and gave us Unknown Pleasures: an album that’s impact can still be felt today
Opinion: Is Manchester’s music scene still thriving?
James Carroll talks you through the histroy of Manchester’s iconic music scene and the bands that shaped it, from golden oldies Joy Division to one of the biggest bands in the world right now, The 1975
Artefact of the Week: Tony Wilson Mural
In this instalment of Artefact of the Week, Theo Bennett explores a tribute to Manchester music mogul Tony Wilson: the latest Akse mural to grace the side of a Northern Quarter substation
A summer of art in Manchester
With summer on the way find out what Manchester’s galleries have got in store
Live: Joy Division Reworked – The Heritage Orchestra
It’s Joy Division as you’ve never heard them before, but is it a testament or a disservice to their legacy?
Five Songs In The Field Of… Manchester
A quick list of five songs that you should know if you’re living in this city.
Joy Division by Kevin Cummins
His look is both determined and dreamy. You may recognise Ian Curtis, and if I say Love Will Tear Us Apart, you will probably think of Joy Division, the legendary band from Manchester who emerged at the very end of the ‘70s. NME photographer Kevin Cummins had the chance to work with Ian Curtis and […]