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Later this year New Order frontman Bernard Sumner will release his autobiography Chapter And Verse (New Order, Joy Division And Me). As you you can gather from that title, the memoir will cover his…   Read Story »
In the seemingly infinite discussion of influence, Joy Division's place in the halls of music's most revered is just as sure as the band's equally esteemed mythos. Generations of fans old enough to…   Read Story »
If you can't quite get your fix from The Lego Movie (which honestly, who could blame you) artist Adly Syairi Ramly has you covered with 20 bands he's recreated in Lego form. No photoshopping was…   Read Story »
Last night Carnegie Hall hosted the 24th annual benefit concert for Tibet House US, a non-profit organization geared toward preserving Tibetan culture. Patti Smith (covering Lou Reed's "Perfect…   Read Story »
Last October, NME published its list of "The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" -- of ALL TIME -- which, they promised, would be their last word on that particular subject (verbatim: "final,…   Read Story »
Last week we reported that a kitchen table once belong to Joy Division singer Ian Curtis (seen above as portrayed by Sam Riley) was up for auction on eBay, which is more than a little creepy…   Read Story »
It's the stuff of legend now. Only a couple weeks after performing "Ceremony" (which would go on to be New Order's first single) at the last Joy Division concert, Ian Curtis listened to Iggy Pop's…   Read Story »
Craftwerk is a new recurring feature on Stereogum, in which we'll unearth some of the oddest, most unlikely indie-rock-related fan-created crafts on the web. The first installment of this franchise…   Read Story »
In 1985, New Order released a song dedicated to Ian Curtis, the iconic singer who fronted their previous outfit. Titled "Elegia," the track appeared on the Low-Life LP in five-minute form. 27 years…   Read Story »
At least for the moment, the utterly bizarre and inexplicable Disney Joy Division T-shirt is no more. The shirt got a ton of attention earlier this week when the internet figured out what the Disney…   Read Story »