In Honor of Girls: 10 Notable Bands with Two Albums or Less


After this week’s bombshell announcement of Christopher Owens leaving Girls (and likely ending the band), I’ve taken it upon myself to honor Girls’ exceptional, if brief, catalog by chronicling a list of ten notable bands that disbanded after a maximum of two full-length albums (excluding EPs, live albums and compilations). Owens and JR White made [...]

Peter Hook Claims New Order Bassist Is Miming to His Riffs


Former New Order bassist Peter Hook has claimed that his replacement, Tom Chapman, mimes along to the bass parts that he originally played. In an interview with NME, Hook said that he had watched a video where Chapman is clearly shown miming: “I’ve watched so-called ‘New Order’ playing in Auckland and Tom Chapman is miming [...]

Disney Pulls Joy Division Inspired T-Shirt

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Well that was quick. Disney has pull their Joy Division inspired t-shirts. The company made the decision after an MTV interview with former Joy Division/New Order bassist Peter Hook surfaced. In the interview Hook said that he didn’t believe that any of the band members had worked with Disney on the t-shirts. He went on to say: [...]

Disney Unveils New “Joy Division’ Inspired T-shirt


  You heard it! Our favorite mouse has taken on a new look. Disney has now unveiled thier new Mickey Mouse T- shirt inspired by Joy Division, an English rock band formed in 1976. Disney’s creativity was influenced by the cover of the bands debut album, ‘Unknown Pleasures”. This isn’t the only time Joy Division [...]

New Order Announce London Show in December


New Order have announced they will be performing at London’s Troxy venue on Saturday 10th December – without bassist Peter Hook in the group. Taking Hook’s place will be new addition Tom Chapman, while keyboardist Gillian Gilbert (who returned to the group in 2011 for two benefit concerts after a ten year hiatus) will once [...]

Review: Twin Shadow @ the E.A.R.L.


The miracle of the live Twin Shadow experience isn’t really miraculous at all. If anything, simply put, it’s a culmination of vocal ability, technological knowledge and, well, the simplistic nature of the music in the first place. There are many other factors in getting to those moments, I do realize, but as a live experience, [...]