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New Order: Brixton Ace, London

Live Review by Lynden Barber, Melody Maker, March 1983

THE OMENS WERE poor. Judging from the new single, 'Blue Monday', you could be forgiven for supposing that New Order are simply the latest Factory ...

New Order: The Best of New Order (London)

Review by Andy Gill, MOJO, December 1994

LESS A SUCCESSOR TO THE SUBSTANCE compilation than an update, The Best Of New Order takes a very short-term view of the group's career, reprising ...

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New Order (2001)

Interview by Simon Morrison, Rock's Backpages Audio, 2001

Hooky, Stephen and, later, Barney talk about new album Get Ready, and look back at the making of Republic; Manchester and the Haçienda; surviving business disasters; dance music, and the recording of 'Blue Monday'; 24 Hour Party People; clubbing in New York, and an hilarious dissection of Tears For Fears!

File format: mp3; file size: 28.7mb, interview length: 31' 19" sound quality: *****

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New Order: North London Polytechnic, London

Live Review by Lynden Barber, Melody Maker, January 1982

FIRST THE RESOUNDING echo of the cumbersome mythology surrounding this group, then the subsequent, inevitable dismissals and sneers. Now, perhaps for the first time, it's ...

New Order

Report and Interview by Dave Rimmer, Smash Hits, March 1983

I'VE ALWAYS had this picture of New Order — four sombre, sensitive types permanently locked in a darkened studio arguing about the merits of their ...

New Order

Interview by Paul Rambali, Face, The, July 1983

SOMEWHERE ON the southern outskirts of Manchester there is a graveyard. Next to the graveyard is a rehearsal room where the four members of New ...

Confusion Reigns as New Order Corrupt the USA

Report and Interview by Mick Middles, Sounds, July 1983

THE WEEK THE image cracked. It's two days before New Order arrive in New York - and you can feel it. ...

New Order: Out Of Order

Report by Mick Middles, Sounds, July 1983

"How I wish you were here with me now." – New Order, 'In A Lonely Place' ...

New Order: We've Got This Far And We Can't Even Play!

Interview by Dave Rimmer, Smash Hits, May 1984

So says New Order's Bernard Sumner. Dave Rimmer isn't saying anything. ...

New Order: TVOD

Interview by Bill Black, Sounds, September 1984

MAYBE IT'S THE lamentably low profile Factory's finest otherwise adopt, but it's as if New Order chose August to explode onto a slumbering music scene. ...

New Order: Shaming The Nation

Interview by Adam Sweeting, Melody Maker, January 1986

With last year's album Low-life, NEW ORDER finally laid the ghost of Joy Division and emerged as one of this nation's saving graces with a ...

New Order: Oxford

Live Review by Jack Barron, Sounds, April 1986

THE IMPERFECT kiss. Tonight I should have stayed at home and played with my pleasure zone. ...

New Order: Shock Of The New

Interview by Chris Roberts, Sounds, April 1986

"You don't have to watch Dynasty to have an attitude" – Prince "I have no attitude without a cigarette" – Lou Reed "I wouldn't mind ...

New Order: All Aboard The Brothership

Interview by Roy Wilkinson, Sounds, September 1986

Not baited and not bearlike, NEW ORDER emerge from the shadow of past misunderstandings and smile benificently upon ROY WILKINSON. They manage to convey their ...

New Order: Substance (Factory)

Review by Len Brown, New Musical Express, August 1987

WE CHUCK words at New Order. Words like funereal and ethereal and classical and awesome. ...

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Interview by Dave Rimmer, Q, January 1988

"WE GOT a letter last week," Peter Hook, the bearded and occasionally belligerent bass player, the one who answers all New Order fan mail, is ...

The Almighty New Order

Live Review by Paul Lester, Melody Maker, January 1989

New Order: G-Mex Centre, Manchester ...

New Order: Technique (Factory)

Review by Chris Roberts, Melody Maker, January 1989

IT BEGINS. IT THUMPS with glee, it swirls with lackadaisical intensity. "You're much too young to be a part of me, you're much too young ...

New Order: The Reading Festival

Live Review by Chris Roberts, Melody Maker, September 1989

NEW ORDER have to be blinding, have to be gorgeous and maverick and wise, if we're to leave with any sense of napalm in our ...

New Order: Smile

Interview by Stuart Maconie, Q, May 1993

BARNEY SUMNER slips snugly into line between his three chums. As one, they turn to face the camera. But Barney's face bears the pained expression ...

New Order: Olympia Theatre, Liverpool

Live Review by Rob Hughes, Uncut, October 2001

BY RIGHTS, they shouldn't be here at all. The acrimonious fallout from 1993's tempestuous Republic gouged a rift within New Order that seemed way beyond ...

24 Hour Party People: Faç Or Fiction?

Film/DVD/TV Review by David Dalton, Uncut, May 2002

Directed by Michael Winterbottom; Starring Steve Coogan, Paddy Considine, Sean Harris, John Simm Opens April 5, Cert 15, 110 mins**** ...

New Order: Move Festival, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester

Live Review by Rob Hughes, Uncut, September 2002

SINCE SETTING aside old bones of contention four years ago, New Order's Indian summer has seemed one long, breathless, last-skitter-of-the-dice party. ...

New Order: Retro (London)

Review by Keith Cameron, MOJO, January 2003

4-CD stocking filler makes mischief with Mancunian pop visionaries' oft-compiled back catalogue. The 72-page booklet has band-written notes. ...

New Order: Off the Hook – The Peter Hook Interview

Interview by Stephen Dalton, Scotland on Sunday, October 2008

Since his acrimonious split with New Order, Peter Hook has seldom been happier. Ahead of his memoir about the legendary Hacienda club, the pirate captain ...

Lost Years in Original Modernity? On Listening to New Order's Lost Sirens

Retrospective by Steve Redhead, Rock's Backpages, March 2013

THIRTY SEVEN Year Party People! Since Ian Curtis, Stephen Morris, Bernard Sumner and Peter Hook began playing regularly as Joy Division in 1978, that's effectively ...

Peter Hook & The Light Bring New Order to Life. His Way.

Interview by Jim Sullivan, JimSullivanInk.com, September 2013

"TO BE in one band that changed the world musically is pretty good; but to be in two bands that changed the world musically, that's ...

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