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Joy Division – Atmosphere video plus…

January 14, 2011 by  
Filed under Everything Else, Music, Video   (Video) Here I am on a Friday night thinking this is the best song ever… Whatever. (Live audio) (Joy Division – Stephen Morris, Ian Curtis, Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook – uncredited) Here are my STORIES and info on my Novels

“Ceremony” – New Order vs. Joy Division

April 30, 2010 by  
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 (Joy Division – “Ceremony”) I would image the above version of “Cermony” is the famed tape that was the bridge between Joy Division and New Order after Ian Curtis’ death. I think I had read how Bernard Sumner had to work to decipher the lyrics. Then New Order re-recorded the song. (New Order – “Ceremony”) The […]

Bono on Joy Division and Martin Hannett from 1980

April 25, 2010 by  
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How cool is this interview. Not only does Bono talk about being in the studio with Ian Curtis and Joy Division, but also comments on U2’s decision not to use the late, great Martin Hannet as a producer on their first album, Boy. I’m no musicologist, though in my opinion Martin turned “drum sounds” into an art form. (Uncreditted –  Ian Curtis […]

Ugliest Building in Manhattan

August 14, 2009 by  
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(Photos by Bald Punk – click to expand) This building is on the corner of 8th Avenue and 56th Street. I can’t say for certain that it’s the ugliest building I’ve seen in Manhattan, but I’ve never had such a visceral reaction to a design. Looking at it made me want to heave. It’s decorated […]