On this day in history (February 28, 1986), the soundtrack to the motion picture Pretty In Pink was released. This is generally considered to be one of the greatest soundtracks of all times. Like most John Hughes movies, the soundtrack consisted primarily of brand new new wave music.
Due to high demand, New Order and Pet Shop Boys have added a second date for their LA stop on the Unity tour.
The Week In Review – 2020 Week 9 featuring New Order, Pet Shop Boys, Kraftwerk, Tears For Fears + more
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps the Pet Shop Boys and New Order Unity concert plus concert news from The Cure, Bauhaus, Kraftwerk and Clan Of Xymox. The passing of David Roback is discussed along with album anniversaries from Tori Amos and Tears…
New Order and Pet Shop Boys have announced a joint North American tour appropriately called The Unity Tour. The tour spans 11 city in the fall of 2020.
The Week In Review – 2020 Week 5 featuring Howard Jones, Erausre, New Order, The Cure, Chromatics + more
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps reissues for Erasure, Simple Minds and Howard Jones, the New Order Technique and The Cure Join The Dogs anniversaries, what’s new with The Monochrome Set and the latest from Chromatics
On this day in history (January 30, 1989), New Order released their 5th studio album Technique featuring the singles Fine TIme, Round And Round and Run. This was the bands first album to reach #1 on the UK charts.
Showtime will be debuting two documentary films on December 27 for the bands New Order and Duran Duran. The New Order film is called Decades and it is both a concert and a documentary that follows the band as it toured with Liam Gillick and a 12-piece synth orchestra during a Manchester festival in 2017.…
On this day in history (November 13, 1981), New Order released their debut album Movement – the first album following the suicide of Joy Division’s front man Ian Curtis.
Showtime will air a documentary about our beloved New Order on the Showtime network starting November 8. Produced and directed by Mike Christie, the film will document the group during their series of shows at the Manchester International Festival that took place last June.
Sonic Youth frontman, Thurston Moore, is releasing a trio of 7″ singles for the songs Spring Swells, Three Graces and Pollination. Each single is an excerpt from a 2019 concert mixed by Wobbly. The b-side of every single will be a cover of a New Order track.
Factory Records is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary with the release of two special edition box sets titled “Use Hearing Protection: Factory Records 1978-1979” and “Factory Communications: 1978-92”.
New Order singer Bernard Sumner has received the Integro Outstanding Achievement award at the 2019 O2 Silver Clefs awards. This award was granted to him for his aid in the music therapy charity, Nordoff Robbins. Blondie, Patti Smith and Robert Plant have received this award in years past. He was presented the award by The Chemical Brothers.