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song of the day - “Love Will Tear Us Apart” (Red Version) | SWANS | 1988.

Okay, I know you’re prolly thinking it’s sacrilege to highlight a cover of one of the most beloved songs of the 80s (and then some) before highlighting the original, but it’s really not meant to be sacrilegious, I swear.  591 more words

Stuck In The 80s

25 Masterworks: Joy Division - Closer

My Spin on Masterworks: 18 of 25

Joy Division


Factory, 1980

Joy Division’s second – and final – album begins with a drum pattern from Stephen Morris that was inspired equally by tribal music and the taut psychedelia of Can. 1,415 more words

The Music World

Peel Sessions - New Order, 1 June 1982

New Order recorded four John Peel sessions, but the most famous are the two from the very early days, recorded in 1981 and 1982 respectively. By this time they just had one album and a handful of singles under their belts, and were still spending a lot of time sounding a bit like… 289 more words

New Order

How did I acquire my current Music Taste?

My last blog post has inspired me to blog about how I became to love the music I listen to today. I would say that it all started with Brian Helgeland’s 2001 ‘ 253 more words

My Media

'Rewind and edit'- the soundtrack!

Ms Toyah Wilcox: ‘It’s a mystery’

My first ever novel, Rewind and edit, took a fantasy approach to my life at uni and at home in Barnsley in my late teens and early twenties.   142 more words

Unknown Papers

One day it just clicked. I had to make it with paper.  This is one of the most famous album covers from a great band. Personally my discover route was through Depeche Mode. 232 more words

Life In General

Live Your Darkwave Dream

These bass-heavy melodies, whether actual 80’s synth pop or inspired by it, will make you want to wear all black and walk in the brisk dampening fog of late fall.