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Whenever a band as iconic and deeply influential as New Order decides to release a new album, it’s cause for both celebration and concern. For longtime fans (like myself), it’s exciting when a group that has profoundly shaped your musical life for the past 35 or so years decides to put something new into the… More »

It’s finally the time of year where there are more movies in theaters than I have time to see, especially in NYC with earlier premieres. That’s not a bad place to be, because a lot of them have been good and a lot of them have used music well. It was only once I’d finished… More »

January has a bad reputation. Over the years, the pattern in which studios distribute their films has ossified, so that we automatically expect most “serious” Oscar contenders to be crammed in together towards the end of the year. This leaves January as the assumed garbage dump, the month-long wasteland where studios offload the projects they… More »

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New Order – “Restless” Video

"Restless" is the first song that we've heard off of New Order's forthcoming LP, Music Complete, which marks their first album in a decade. The…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 18, 2015 - 11:33 am
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Day Wave – “Ceremony” (New Order Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

We've been buzzing about Day Wave throughout the spring and into the summer with the release of his debut EP Headcase. Jackson Phillips tackles dreamy,…
Grace Birnstengel | August 18, 2015 - 9:39 am
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Watch New Order, Iggy Pop, Mark E. Smith & More Honor Factory Records Founder Tony Wilson

Tony Wilson, founder of the great postpunk label Factory Records and subject of the movie 24 Hour Party People, died in 2007. And as Pitchfork
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2015 - 12:04 pm
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New Order – “Restless”

The forthcoming Music Complete is the first studio album that British synthpop greats New Order have made in a decade, and it's also the first…
Tom Breihan | July 28, 2015 - 6:31 am
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New Order’s Music Complete Features Brandon Flowers, Iggy Pop, La Roux

Synthpop gods New Order have released their third album teaser for Music Complete. This is the first album they’ve ever made without bassist Peter Hook…
Misha Sesar | July 7, 2015 - 12:11 pm

Watch A Teaser For New Order’s New Album Music Complete

Synthpop deities New Order haven't released a new studio album since Waiting For The Sirens' Call a decade ago, but they've just announced that they'll…
Tom Breihan | June 22, 2015 - 1:24 pm
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Watch Brandon Flowers Cover New Order’s “Bizarre Love Triangle” With Bernard Sumner

At his show in Manchester tonight, Brandon Flowers brought out New Order's Bernard Sumner to perform a cover of "Bizarre Love Triangle." It's not the…
James Rettig | May 24, 2015 - 7:30 pm
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Brandon Flowers Is Recording With New Order

The Killers got their name from a fictional band in a New Order music video back in 2001, and now things have come full circle:…
James Rettig | May 15, 2015 - 5:53 pm
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Bernard Sumner Worries Ian Curtis Museum Will Become “Monument To Suicide”

Joy Division fans have been campaigning to turn Ian Curtis' former house into a museum, but Bernard Sumner, who played in Joy Division with Curti…
Caitlin White | February 20, 2015 - 2:57 pm
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Bernard Sumner Teases “Old-Fashioned” New Order LP, First Without Peter Hook

New Order went on hiatus for a few years after their acrimonious 2007 split with longtime bassist Peter Hook. But they got back together i…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2015 - 10:38 am

Watch Jonah Hill Cover Drake, Scarlett Johansson Cover New Order, Stephen Malkmus Cover The Black Crowes, Jarvis Cocker Cover Celine Dion For Vice’s 20th Birthday In Brooklyn

There was a not-entirely-common sight down around the Brooklyn Navy Yard last night. Dozens of cabs lined the street, because depending on where you're coming…
Ryan Leas | December 6, 2014 - 4:18 pm
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Watch The Trailer For 808, Drum Machine Doc Feat. Afrika Bambaataa, Damon Albarn, Questlove, Phil Collins, New Order, Rick Rubin, & More

More than 30 years ago, Afrika Bambaataa's Arthur Baker-produced "Planet Rock" changed the music industry forever, thanks in part to its use of the revolutionary…
Maggie Stamets | October 15, 2014 - 5:39 pm

Peter Hook Reviews Bernard Sumner’s Autobiography (Spoiler Alert: He Doesn’t Like It)

The former Joy Division and New Order bandmates Peter Hook and Bernard Sumner have been publicly feuding ever since 2007, when Hook left New Order…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2014 - 9:13 am
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Watch New Order Cover “San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)”

I forgot that Scott McKenzie's countercultural anthem "San Francisco" existed but now that I remember, I really hope that Mad Men makes use of it…
James Rettig | July 14, 2014 - 10:25 am
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Bernard Sumner Autobiography Out This Fall

Later this year New Order frontman Bernard Sumner will release his autobiography Chapter And Verse (New Order, Joy Division And Me). As you you ca…
Miles Bowe | July 10, 2014 - 12:15 pm

Watch New Order Debut “Plastic” In Chicago

Earlier this year, New Order debuted a song called "Singularity," their first new one in a few yeras, at Lollapalooza Chile. Last night, the synthpo…
Tom Breihan | July 2, 2014 - 8:51 am
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Watch New Order Debut “Singularity” At Lollapalooza Chile

New Order haven't released a new studio album since Waiting For The Sirens' Call, way the hell back in 2005. (Last year's Lost Sirens wa…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2014 - 1:14 pm

Watch Iggy Pop And New Order Play “Love Will Tear Us Apart” And “Californian Grass”

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…
Chris DeVille | March 12, 2014 - 10:35 am
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