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“New Order's Blue Monday is 30 today.” - Ology

“New Order's Blue Monday is 30 today.” - Ology | Factory Records | Scoop.it
Ology “New Order's Blue Monday is 30 today.” Ology On this day in 1983, New Order first released their seminal club anthem "Blue Monday," a song famously remembered as the best selling 12" single of all time.
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Happy Mondays set to play outdoor gig at Bristol's Vegfest - This is Bristol

Happy Mondays set to play outdoor gig at Bristol's Vegfest - This is Bristol | Factory Records | Scoop.it
This is Bristol Happy Mondays set to play outdoor gig at Bristol's Vegfest This is Bristol Fronted by Shaun Ryder, Happy Mondays' rhythmic blend of house music, funk, and northern soul made them a household name before their inevitable...
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Recycle: Joy Division & New Order - The Factory Years: Merry Xmas ...

Recycle: Joy Division & New Order - The Factory Years: Merry Xmas ... | Factory Records | Scoop.it
A careful restoration of Joy Division/New Order's years on Factory Records (and maybe a little before and after). All tracks were taken from the best/earliest possible sources to avoid modern mastering techniques which crush ...
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...hang the dj: Great Lives - Ian Curtis

In spring 2008, Parris invited British poet Simon Armitage on the program and he chose to discuss life of Ian Curtis from Joy Division. As an added bonus, Peter Hook also appeared on the show to add commentary and insight.
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San Francisco: Peter Hook (Joy Division, New Order) to be ...

San Francisco: Peter Hook (Joy Division, New Order) to be ... | Factory Records | Scoop.it
I'm thrilled to announce that on January 31, 2013, legendary bassist Peter Hook of Joy Division and New Order will appear at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco in an on-stage discussion presented in partnership ...
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Factory Records Postcard Set - Retro To Go

Factory Records Postcard Set - Retro To Go | Factory Records | Scoop.it
Factory Records Postcard Set Retro To Go ... and architecture - which makes me wonder if there may be another set at a later date looking at the rest of its history.
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'It's like the good old days without the horrible bits' - Gigwise

'It's like the good old days without the horrible bits' - Gigwise | Factory Records | Scoop.it
Gigwise'It's like the good old days without the horrible bits'GigwiseRowetta Satchel rose to fame as the charasmatic backing singer for Manchester indie legends, Happy Mondays.
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Not So Polite: Wally Van Middendorp Of Minny Pops Interviewed - The Quietus

Not So Polite: Wally Van Middendorp Of Minny Pops Interviewed - The Quietus | Factory Records | Scoop.it
The QuietusNot So Polite: Wally Van Middendorp Of Minny Pops InterviewedThe QuietusTheir first FAC-numbered release, 'Dolphin's Spurt', was produced by Martin Hannett, who had been in part responsible for Joy Division's cavernous sound, and had...
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The New Order Archives: Joy Division set over at TPoIT...

The New Order Archives: Joy Division set over at TPoIT... | Factory Records | Scoop.it
Joy Division set over at TPoIT... As it's not fit for this blog, at least by my own definition of what WOULD fit, I've posted a monstrously-improved Joy Division set over on the big daddy blog The Power of Independent Trucking: ...
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Download: Mastering engineer takes 2nd stab at Joy Division ...

Download: Mastering engineer takes 2nd stab at Joy Division ... | Factory Records | Scoop.it
Drew Crumbaugh — aka The Analog Loyalist, whose attempt to restore R.E.M.'s I.R.S. Records catalog was thwarted by Universal Music earlier this year — has taken a second crack at cleaning up the 1980 concert included ...
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Here are the young men, a weight on their shoulders… // Leither ...

Here are the young men, a weight on their shoulders… // Leither ... | Factory Records | Scoop.it
In recent years the band has featured in the film adaptation of Tony Wilson's autobiography, 24 Hour Party People, and Anton Corbijin's biopic Control. I ask Hooky if other people's depictions of the band spurred him on to ...
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18 Nov 8pm – PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT live @ Chinnery's - IDEA13

18 Nov 8pm – PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT live @ Chinnery's - IDEA13 | Factory Records | Scoop.it
'With an almost dub-like, spacey atmosphere sculpted by studio genius Martin Hannett, the band's sound was almost the polar opposite of the punk music which had brought them together after a Sex Pistols show in 1976.' ...
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Fac. Dance 02: Factory Records 12" Mixes & Rarities 1980-1987 - Soundblab

Fac. Dance 02: Factory Records 12" Mixes & Rarities 1980-1987 - Soundblab | Factory Records | Scoop.it
Fac. Dance 02: Factory Records 12" Mixes & Rarities 1980-1987SoundblabThe compilation is divided between fairly typical, late-70s/early-80s post-punk sounds and other choices from a diverse, sometimes surprising range of genres.
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'Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division' Enters the Void but ...

'Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division' Enters the Void but ... | Factory Records | Scoop.it
The nihilist poses traded in by those who imitated singer Ian Curtis, before and after his suicide, mock the serious intent of the four members to convey music transcending metal, prog, or glam. Inspired by the Sex Pistols, ...
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Health and efficiency: A Certain Ratio - I'd Like To See You Again ...

Health and efficiency: A Certain Ratio - I'd Like To See You Again ... | Factory Records | Scoop.it
A Certain Ratio - I'd Like To See You Again (LTM Publishing Remaster) (1982 - 2005). Artist: A Certain Ratio. Album: I'd Like To See You Again (LTM Publishing Remaster). Label: LTM Publishing (Les Temps Modernes) ...
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Watch Now – Factory Records from Joy Division to - Future Artists

Watch Now – Factory Records from Joy Division to - Future Artists | Factory Records | Scoop.it
The initial idea was to structure the film around two interviews with Tony Wilson, the first to be done immediately, and a second to be done much later – when we'd interviewed everyone else who was willing and available to ...
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Peter Saville “The Disco Ball of Everything” « digitalmediadiary

Peter Saville “The Disco Ball of Everything” « digitalmediadiary | Factory Records | Scoop.it
Visit THE AVANT/GARDE DIARIES theavantgardediaries.com/en/
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It's A Glamorous Soap Opera!' Shaun Ryder Is A Downton Abbey ...

It's A Glamorous Soap Opera!' Shaun Ryder Is A Downton Abbey ... | Factory Records | Scoop.it
It's probably not a show that you associate with the lead singer of one of the world's biggest indie bands.
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''The Haçienda must be built'' - The Sun

''The Haçienda must be built'' - The Sun | Factory Records | Scoop.it
The Sun''The Haçienda must be built''The SunI was a massive fan of Factory records (who set up the club) and the acts they signed, including Joy Division, A Certain Ratio, Durutti Column, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark and others.
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Shaun Ryder Will Be Looking For UFO & Aliens - Educating Humanity

Shaun Ryder Will Be Looking For UFO & Aliens - Educating Humanity | Factory Records | Scoop.it
Yes, the 50-year old Happy Mondays front-man has been signed up by History to front Shaun Ryder on UFOs, a series in which the Madchester icon will attempt to get to the bottom of one of the paranormal world's most ...
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One Step Brighter: New Order - Touched By The Hand Of God

One Step Brighter: New Order - Touched By The Hand Of God | Factory Records | Scoop.it
New Order - Touched By The Hand Of God. 01 - Touched By The Hand Of God (Twelve Inch Mix) 02 - Confusion (Dub 1987) 03 - Temptation (1987 Version mislabled Original Mix) New Order. Posted by deadboy at 17:29 ...
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joy division : transmission postcard | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

joy division : transmission postcard | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | Factory Records | Scoop.it
Found some Joy Division postcards yesterday. Had them for years but I've no real idea of when I got them... Probably in the mid-80s. Used to find lots of likewise postcards in cardshops and record shops but they don't seem to ...
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808 State To Join Happy Mondays At The Victoria Warehouse «

808 State To Join Happy Mondays At The Victoria Warehouse « | Factory Records | Scoop.it
Pioneer´s of the acid house sound, 808 State will join the Happy Mondays at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester on the 22nd December. Having formed back in 1987 taking their name from the Roland TR-808 drum ...
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Peter Hook 'I Regret Not Looking After Ian Curtis' Video | SLAMXHYPE

Peter Hook 'I Regret Not Looking After Ian Curtis' Video | SLAMXHYPE | Factory Records | Scoop.it
Here is an insightful short video with Manchester music veteran Peter Hook, as he talks candidly with NME about his new book entitled 'Unknown Pleasures.'...
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New Order's Peter Hook on three decades of the Hacienda's legacy ...

New Order's Peter Hook on three decades of the Hacienda's legacy ... | Factory Records | Scoop.it
I think Rob (Gretton) and Tony (Wilson), having had the Factory Club at the Russell Club, may have had the idea bubbling away previously, but we opened the club simply because people like us (i.e. punks) had nowhere to ...
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