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Music Park: Peter Hook & The Light @ Howard Theatre -- 11/23/16

Peter Hook performs at the Howard Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 23. (Photo by Paivi)

Peter Hook, former bassist for Joy Division and New Order, is willing to bet that we are not soon to forget that he contributed significantly to the sound of both bands. 929 more words

Music Park

Stroszek (1977) Review

Stroszek has a bizarre reputation. Known to be quite a depressing film, it was the last movie watched by Joy Division’s front-man Ian Curtis (subject of movie… 431 more words

Movie

Random Start: Joy Division - “Candidate”

Soooo I may have never listened to Joy Division before. Starting the day before you spend holidays alone is good timing, right? It’s almost what I expected, but I’m also loving the bass line on this song.

Music

Control (2007) Review

When writers choose who to create biopics for, you have to believe that something interesting happened in their lives to warrant that choice. Martin Luther King, Johnny Cash, Mohammed Ali and many others give a flavour of the interesting lives people can lead that make for interesting movies. 500 more words

Movie

The ancient art of eating glass

I got in the slot on the offramp at the exit I used to take for work, turned left on 1st past the strip club, the pot shops, the Alaskan outfitter Filson—parked at my old office, climbed the steps to the lobby and met Donnie, rode the empty car to the top floor where we got out. 996 more words

Memoir

Mr. Nola Nerd Couple's Music Podcast Episode 14: Peter Hook, Joy Division, New Order, Control

This week on Mr. Nola Nerd Couple’s music podcast, I review a concert by Peter Hook and Light at the Republic in New Orleans.  Mr. Hook played all of New Order’s Substance as well as Joy Division’s album of the same name.   101 more words

Listening

The darkest beauty behind Interpol

When you hear for the first time the word “Interpol” it’s instantly related in your brain to the International Criminal Police Organization, but for those who are aware of the old band isn’t the same case. 417 more words

Daniel Kessler