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Live: Peter Hook & The Light, Colchester Arts Centre.

Leave The Light on for me… Peter Hook is one of the most recognisable faces in music. His work with Joy Division and New Order has made him a household name, and on Thursday 21st February, he played to a sell out crowd at Colchester Arts Centre. And it was quite a packed show. Arriving on stage to Trans Europe Express by Kraftwerk, Hook opened up the show with the first of six… Keep Reading

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LIVE: New Order at Alexandra Palace, London

The Palace calls for a New Order… There is a lot to be grateful for in the music world when it comes to New Order. Without them carrying on after the demise of Joy Division, the electronica sound of the 1980’s and beyond would be very different indeed. And on Friday 9th November, a sell out crowd came to Alexandra Palace to celebrate this remarkable band. And right from the… Keep Reading

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Peter Hook & Manchester Camerata Present Joy Division Orchestrated

Joy Division’s legendary bassist Peter Hook is set to revisit the band’s post punk repertoire with Manchester Camerata for a special date at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Friday 5th July 2019. Celebrating one of the most influential bands ever, “Peter Hook & Manchester Camerata Present Joy Division Orchestrated” sets the group’s famous works in an immersive show that recognises their role in shaping popular culture and the esteem in… Keep Reading

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ShadowParty Live Birthdays, Stoke Newington

The ShadowParty ain’t over yet… And now it’s part two of our Stoke Newington live reviews, and it’s ShadowParty. A band that Flick Of The Finger has made a firm favourite with our readers. And on Thursday, they were at Birthdays in Stoke Newington, as part of their UK tour. So how was it? Really darn good, as a matter of fact. The core members, consisting of Tom Chapman and… Keep Reading

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New Music – ShadowParty – Reverse The Curse

The ShadowParty ain’t over, the After Party has just begun…….. ShadowParty, the band made up of the New Order pairing of Tom Chapman and Phil Cunningham and Josh Hager and Jeff Friedl of Devo, have made a considerable impression in the music world in the last 2 months. I’m certainly a fan, and now there’s a remix E.P for everyone to enjoy. And it’s called the After Party E.P. Reverse… Keep Reading

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An Evening With Peter Hook & The Light Performing The Albums “Technique” & “Republic” By New Order

Having successfully toured the albums from Hooky’s previous bands for over eight years now, Peter Hook & The Light have now reached the late Eighties and early Nineties albums of New Order, “Technique” and “Republic” in their consecutive run and have announced a raft of dates for the first and third weekends of February 2019, taking in Nottingham, Holmfirth, Leeds, Brighton and Cardiff. These concerts follow the debut concerts for… Keep Reading

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New Album – Shadowparty from Shadowparty

The supergroup. Something that people thought was a bygone word. Until now….. Tom Chapman. Phil Cunningham. Josh Hager. Jeff Friedl. Fans of New Order and Devo will instantly recognise these names. For they have joined together to make ShadowParty, and they are treating us with the release of their new eponymous album. And all you music listeners and lovers are in for a treat. First track is ‘Celebrate’, and features the… Keep Reading

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Peter Hook Awarded Honorary Doctorate From The University Of Salford

Honorary doctorate for music legend Peter Hook Manchester music legend Peter Hook is to be awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Salford. The musician, whose bass guitar playing was a driving force in the sound of New Order and Joy Division and who continues to perform across the world as Peter Hook And The Light, will receive the honour at the University’s graduation ceremony at The Lowry on Thursday… Keep Reading

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Denise Johnson Stuns Northwich Fans With Flawless Performance of Manchester Classics.

Last night, Denise Johnson left Northwich fans feeling stunned after a flawless performance, playing a mixture of Mancunian classics and original material which was heard for the first time. Playing at the Charlatans North by Northwich takeover and kicking the set off with The Verve’s ‘The Rolling People’, and joined by wizarding guitarist, Thomas Twemlow, the pair played classics from The Smiths, 10cc and New Order. As well as Johnsons… Keep Reading

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Peter Hook & The Light Announce Tour Dates

 Having toured the albums from Hooky’s previous bands for almost eight years now, Peter Hook & The Light have now arrived at the next chapter in their journey. As they reach the late Eighties and early Nineties albums of New Order, “Technique” and “Republic” which they will perform at Manchester’s Albert Hall Saturday 29th September 2018.  The Light have just completed a widely acclaimed world tour performing both “Substance” albums… Keep Reading

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Peter Hook & The Light ‘Substance’ By Joy Division & New Order

Peter Hook & The Light are to return to Ireland and play more UK dates in November and December 2017 as they return from their widely acclaimed world tour performing both Substance albums by Joy Division and New Order. Having just wrapped up a string of UK dates, the Irish section of dates sees visits to Limerick, Dublin and Belfast whist the band also perform in Norwich, Salisbury, Bristol, Wolverhampton… Keep Reading

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New Order, Castlefield Bowl, Manchester

If you had seen New Order back in the early 80’s you would have seen a very different group. What you got back then was a very raw, near unrehearsed performance and no encores. Exciting times, however they have come a long way since then. What you get now is a stadium worthy, tight band with a back catalogue of songs that spans back to the late 70’s. I get… Keep Reading

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