Punk historian and music journalist Jon Savage has assembled an oral history of Joy Division to be published in March 2019. “This Searing Light, the Sun and Everything Else: Joy Division” features interviews with all the surviving members of the pioneering band — Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook, and Stephen Morris — along with Deborah Curtis, Peter Saville, Tony Wilson, Anik Honore, and others. It sounds to be a compelling companion to the 2007 documentary Joy Division, written by Savage and directed by Grant Gee.
Like many young (and old) people, John Lennon had a stamp collecting phase. His collection is now on view at the Smithsonian’s National Post Museum in honor of the US Postal Service’s new John Lennon stamp (above). From Smithsonian magazine: Lennon’s stamp collecting was inspired by his late cousin Stanley Parkes, who gave him the […]
“Something about the pen and paper / I can look at all my ideas / And I can see them” (Super Deluxe, thanks UPSO!)
Electronic body music pioneers Nitzer Ebb are releasing a career-spanning retrospective box set. From Pylon Records, “Nitzer Ebb: 1982-2010″ features 10 LPs with all five of the band’s Geffen/Mute albums along with bonus tracks and 12” club mixes. Below, the “Join in the Chant (Burn!)” 12″ mix. Lies, lies, lies, lies. Gold, gold, gold, gold. […]
Do your college essays still give you nightmares? You’re not alone. A blank page or screen can be a terrifying sight, but a University of Cambridge tutor’s new course can help you hit that keyboard with confidence. Dr. Clare Lynch has de-mystified academic writing and communication for students, business executives and government officials worldwide, and […]
One great use of the Force is chores – telekinetically, of course. Samsung may not exactly be the Force, per se, but they are at least making vacuuming a whole lot easier and more fun. Their POWERbot Star Wars Limited Edition Stormtrooper Robot Vacuum is just too cute not to order around. Like Samsung’s standard […]
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