2015 was the year I listened to the shoegaze and post punk revivalists in earnest. Club AC30 and Manic Depression Records both deserve a mention alongside the usual cohorts of Dufflecoat Records and Oddbox Records who delivered their signature brand of indiepop, diy and noise pop. I also started listening to full albums again with … Continue reading
How about some electronica for the weekend? Copy For Collapse – Grey Sunday (Proxy Remix) A very good remix of Grey Sunday by Proxy. Not as accessible as the original (which you can find here) but still impresses with a much harder sound. Facebook New Order – Plastic If Restless and it’s pretty boring remixes … Continue reading
A shimmering dreampop cover of New Order’s Lonesome Tonight by The Morelings who have taken the original and made it their own rather than make a carbon copy. It’s taken from Dreams Never End, A Tribute To New Order which is currently available via the Brazilian label The Blog That Celebrates Itself Records which has … Continue reading
It’s going to be a bit silent around here for the next couple of weeks whilst I am away but that doesn’t mean that there will be nothing left to listen too judging by this round up post which features some music I have meaning to mention separately but time etc. First up is The … Continue reading
I have written a few times about Peter Hook now. What about his ex New Order band mates? Whilst Hooky may have gone Gillian has returned to the band and this apparently coincides with the band returning to a more electronic based sound after a decade of lad rock and the totally unnecessary release of … Continue reading
Peter Hook & The Light are currently touring and performing New Order’s Movement and Power, Corruption & Lies albums. This version of Everything’s Gone Green was recorded at the inaugural performance which took place at Manchester Cathedral earlier this year and can be downloaded for nowt. You can buy the full concert from Play Concert. … Continue reading
Ex Joy Division/New Order bassist Peter Hook teams up with French House outfit Nova Nova. Out on 9th April on Atal Music. Apparently there is a 16 minute version somewhere too!