Following the death of Ian Curtis, the remaining members of Joy Division decided to embark on an entirely new project, although it would take some time for the group to find its own voice. Formed in 1980, New Order augmented the trio of Sumner (guitar, vocals), Hook (bass), and Morris with keyboardist Gillian Gilbert (Morris’ then-girlfriend and now-wife). The band went on to have a fairly prolific career, although the stream of releases slowed significantly by the mid- 1990s, partially […]
Soundtrack Saturday fans rejoice! Kelly Stitzel is reposting some of the most popular, most requested Soundtrack Saturday columns as a gift to you this holiday season. First up, John Hughes’s classic Pretty in Pink.
What do the Nuge, a guy who sings in Wolof and Debbie Gibson’s two-headed love child have in common? They’re all part of Dave Steed’s Bottom Feeders series, looking at the best and worst of the ’80s rock charts.