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Joy Division

  • Music

    October 10, 2013

    Crash

    Live
    Crash Records LTD

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Peter Hook at Gothic Theatre, 9/28/13

    PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT @ GOTHIC THEATRE | 9/28/12 Peter Hook's 33-song set at the Gothic was split into three distinct sections representing three periods of his early career as a musician. The first set was comprised of Joy Division songs and not really everything expected. Beginning with the brood ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this weekend

    FRI & SAT | BIG GIGANTIC at FILLMORE / RED ROCKS | 9/27-9/28 When Big Gigantic played Red Rocks last year, the feeling of hometown pride was unmistakable. As the act went into "Colorado Mountain High," a giant projection of the state flag draped the rocks, and the crowd went absolutely bananas. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Ten best concerts to see in Denver this weekend

    NATHANIEL RATELIFF & NIGHT SWEATS @ BOULDER THEATER | 5/17 At this stage of his career, particularly in Denver, Nathaniel Rateliff is a man who requires absolutely no preamble. Nonetheless, the limited-edition two-song seven-inch he produced for Record Store Day feels like a fresh and glorious reint ... More >>

  • Music

    March 14, 2013

    The Twilight Sad

    Monday, March 18, Gothic Theatre, Englewood, 303-788-0984.

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    The five best concerts this week: October 8-12

    Happy Monday, amigo! Another great batch of shows this week to help you get through the work week. We've got all this week's shows listed in our concert calendar if you're so inclined. Otherwise, keep reading to get a full rundown on the five best concerts this week, the ones we think are worth stay ... More >>

  • Music

    October 4, 2012

    New Order

    Wednesday, October 10, 1STBANK Center, 866-461-6556.

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins, week of October 1-7

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be too surprising to find that the most common (and our mutually favorite) topic of conversation among all of us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, September 28-30, 2012

    There are so many fun things to spend money on in the fall, like sweaters and butternut squash soup and fancy lattes. So why spend money on entertaining fun? Fortunately, you won't have to this weekend, since there are many worthwhile events that cost under $10 -- many of them free! From a drag fun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    New Order's Substance turns 25 today

    See also: - New Order's Movement turns thirty - Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction turns 25 - The Rolling Stones' Exile on Main Street turns 40 - The Beatles' Sgt Pepper turns 45 - Prince's Sign of the Times turns 25 - Velvet Underground & Nico turns 45 today - Today In History Archives When N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Anthony Anzaldo of Ceremony: "We're constantly evolving as people and as musicians, so Zoo is the natural evolution of the band."

    Ceremony (due tonight at the Marquis Theater) started out in Rohnert Park, California, as a straight ahead hardcore outfit. The band's fast, hard-hitting songs put it in good company with like-minded bands influenced by that era of punk where a song could be less than a minute long, so long as you s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    boyhollow on his five favorite Lipgloss guest DJs

    In the nearly eleven years that Lipgloss has been adding spice to Denver's Friday nights, it has played host to some of the finest guest DJs in the music industry, from Mani of the Stone Roses/Primal Scream fame to the Go-Go's adorable guitarist Jane Wieldin to members of Cut Copy and Franz Ferdinan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Disney jacks Joy Division and other great moments in copyright infringement

    It's really hard to be a successful corporate retailer. Not only do you have to sell truckloads of stuff to make money, but you have to keep track of whose stuff it is you're even selling. Sigh. It's even harder when you appropriate a design by a band that's really popular thinking, "that'll sell," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2011

    Review: Scott Kelly at the Hi-Dive, 12/3/11

    Tom MurphyScott Kelly​SCOTT KELLY at HI-DIVE | 12/3/11There were plenty of signs around the hi-dive last night indicating that this was an acoustic show. Meaning: Talking was ill-advised. Even so, some people near the stage decided to have a conversation at the beginning of Scott Kelly's set, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    New Order's Movement turns thirty this Sunday

    ​The debut album from New Order, 1981's Movement (which sees its 30th anniversary this Sunday, November 13, 2011), represents a turning point and a crossroads for the former members of the cult band Joy Division. Most bands do not survive the loss (or in this case, death) of a core songwriter. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Review: Peter Hook & the Light at the Bluebird Theater, 9/19/11

    Tom MurphyPeter Hook and The Light​PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT at the BLUEBIRD THEATER | 9/19/11It was to be expected that Peter Hook & the Light would be playing Unknown Pleasures in its entirety, and that it wouldn't be a half-hearted and insincere attempt at re-creating that music live. What was ... More >>

  • Music

    September 15, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Peter Hook on revisting classic Joy Division songs and what he learned about Ian Curtis

    Timothy NorrisPeter Hook​With his ground-breaking band Joy Division, Peter Hook (due this Monday, September 19, at the Bluebird Theater) perhaps accidentally created a style of playing bass that made the instrument not just a part of the rhythm section but also a carrier of the melody.

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Top five 120 Minutes videos

    After debuting on March 10, 1986, 120 Minutes became a showcase for non-mainstream music of various stripes until around the year 2000 when it first got shuffled to the side in favor of reality programming. But during its heyday, 120 Minutes introduced a generation and more to music by artists that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Elias Bender Ronnenfelt of Iceage on Copenhagen DIY, gear and zine controversy

    Alberte KarrebaekIceage​Iceage from Copenhagen, Denmark (due tonight at Rhinoceropolis) are all under the age of 22 but in its relatively short time together, the band has garnered a buzz for the sonic savagery of its live shows and the harrowingly resonant emotional tenor of its music. Its de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    David Eugene Edwards of Wovenhand on the influence of Middle Eastern music

    Mark HolthusenDavid Eugene Edwards​ Wovenhand (due at The Marquis Theater tomorrow night with Git Some) is the current musical project of David Eugene Edwards. In his early bands, Bloodflower and The Denver Gentlemen, Edwards was developing an aesthetic that some consider synonymous with all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Low's Alan Sparhawk on Joy Division and radio

    Sara Kiesling​Since its inception in 1993, Low (due at the Larimer Lounge this Saturday, December 18) from Duluth, Minnesota, has created a body of work characterized by a fragile intensity. Although often lumped in under the banner of "slowcore" with a group of bands of similar sonic leanings ... More >>

  • Music

    September 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Nathaniel Rateliff, Sleigh Bells and Bruno Mars top our playlists this week

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

  • Music

    April 15, 2010

    White Rabbits

    Wednesday, April 21, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

  • Music

    January 21, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of October 5, 2009

    ​​As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    A love letter to the Jim Jims

    If you've gotten around to reading this week's issue, you might have seen my gushing review of the incredible new record from the Jim Jims. Now, it isn't often that I do this (and by isn't often, I mean I have never done it before and may never do it again), but those 125 words of criticism and com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    The Omens best seller at Wax Trax

    Local albums, including new albums by the Omens and Tauntaun, grabbed the top three spots on Wax Trax's best seller list for the week ending March 15. The Handsome Furs and Antony and the Johnsons were also in the top five. See the full breakdown after the jump.

  • Music

    April 10, 2008

    Overcasters

    The Falcon

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2007
  • Calendar

    October 25, 2007

    Total Control

    A biopic shows why there was so little joy in Joy Division.

  • Music

    September 14, 2006

    Snowden

    Sunday, September 17, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Film

    May 25, 2006

    24 Hour Party People

    Midnight Madness at the Esquire

  • Music

    April 20, 2006

    Editors

    The Back Room (Fader)

  • Music

    April 20, 2006

    She Wants Revenge

    Monday, April 24, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    tt Lester

    Hard Days, Hard Nights (Self-released)

  • Music

    February 23, 2006

    Bright Channel

    Self-Propelled (Flight Approved)

  • Music

    January 19, 2006

    New World Order

    Peter Hook has found a new way to move the masses -- as a DJ.

  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    Four on the Floor

    Post-punk pioneer Gang of Four still loves a man in uniform.

  • Music

    May 12, 2005

    The Ponys

    Tuesday, May 17, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.

  • Calendar

    March 24, 2005
  • Music

    October 28, 2004

    Moving Units

    Dangerous Dreams (Rx/Palm)

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2004

    Best Live Band

    Bright Channel

  • Music

    September 18, 2003

    Interpolitics

    The singer for an NYC buzz band tries his hand as a spin doctor.

  • Music

    April 3, 2003

    Hit Pick

    Wear Black on the Outside

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2003
  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    Various Artists

    Original Soundtrack Recording: 24 Hour Party People (ffrr/Warner Strategic Marketing)

  • Music

    January 17, 2002

    New Order

    Get Ready (London/Reprise/Warner)

  • Music

    December 13, 1995
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