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525. Closer - Joy Division

Brief Background: Closer is the second and final album by English band Joy Division. The album was recorded over about two weeks in March of 1980. 199 more words

Peter Hook won't ever take it lying down

In an interview a few years ago, Peter Hook told me his aim with his band The Light is “to try and play every song I’ve ever recorded and written at least once live, before I go and join Ian in the great golf course in the sky”. 679 more words

Weekly Gigs

Featured Movie - 24 Hour Party People

It’s a pity you didn’t sign the Smiths. But you were right about Mick Hucknall. His music’s rubbish. And he’s a ginger.
—God, to Tony Wilson…
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Joy Division - Peel Sessions

**NOTE: This plays despite showing an image for deleted Youtube video.

1st Peel Session – January 31, 1979

1. Exercise One (0:00)

2. Insight (2:33) 21 more words


Musical Eggshells

I have worked at a record store for the past 11 years. I’ve picked up a few tidbits of wisdom along the way.

Don’t take the music you listen to very seriously. 300 more words


The jagged blades the thin white veil

In the gray light
of morning
the thin grass
the snow,
the barn in the back,
the sound of the heat… 37 more words

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