Anthony Strutt talks to bassist Peter Hook about his second book ‘Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division’, which tells of his life in Joy Division
New Dawn Fades (2016)
Nicky Crewe attends 'New Dawn Fades', a theatre play on the history of Joy Division
New biopic 'Control' tells of the life and death of Joy Division's Ian Curtis. The directorial debut of Anton Corbijn who took photos of the band originally, Anthony Strutt finds it to be a masterpiece
The Image That Made Me Weep (2021)
In this month's 'The Image That Made Me Weep' column, Dave Goodwin takes us on a deeply personal journey into a black-and-white picture of Joy Division's Ian Curtis
The Image That Made Me Weep (2020)
In our series 'The Image That Made Me Weep', in which a different one of our writers or photographers writes of a favourite photograph, Cila Warncke reflects on a photograph by Anton Corbijn of Joy Division at Lancaster Gate Underground Station in November 1979.
Ten Songs That Made Me Love... (2015)
Denzil Watson in 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...' writes about his favourite songs by Joy Division
In this 'Photoscapes' Marie Hazelwood photographs Ian Curtis's one-time house and grave
Leicester-based cult musician and singer-songwriter Kevin Hewick talks to John Clarkson about his tenth solo album ‘Never Give Up on A Song’, working with the surviving members of Joy Division just after Ian Curtis’ death and also Adrian Borland and The Sound.
Marie Hazelwood speaks to musician and entrepreneur Hadar Goldman who is opening a Joy Division museum in Ian Curtis's former house in Macclesfield
Marie Hazelwood speaks to photographer Martin O'Neill who in 1979 took photographs of Joy Division at an early gig in Manchester
Anthony Strutt speaks to New Order and Joy Division's Peter Hook and Mani from the Stone Roses and Primal Scream at a show in London about their bass project, Freebass, and some of their other groups
John and Jehn
John & Jehn are a French duo who are based in London and who have just released their debut album. With influences as diverse as Serge Gainsbourg, the Velvet Underground, the Gang of Four, Joy Division and Johnny Cash, John Clarkson speaks to them about their intense on and off stage love affair
Mark Rowland talks to New Order and Joy Division bassist Peter Hook about his new career as a DJ at one of his sets in Carlisle
Siberian rockers and throat singers Yat Kha have just released 'Re-Covers', an album of covers of songs by largely British artists including Led Zeppelin and Joy Division. Anthony Dhanendran talks to front man Albert Kuvezin about it
One of the most important bands of the late 70's, Cabaret Voltaire were a massive influence on both Joy Division and Nine Inch Nails with their unique brand of electro punk. Guitarist Richard H. Kirk talks to David McNamee about their unique legacy
New documentary 'Joy Division' is the second film about the seminal 80's group in just over six months, but unlike the recent Anton Corbijn biopic 'Control', it tells the band's rather than Ian Curtis' story. Anthony Strutt finds much there for both long term and new fans
Heaton Park, Manchester, 10/9/2021
Denzil Watson watches New Order play a gripping set at Heaton Park in Manchester in their first home city gig in over four years.
Ronnie Scott's, London, 11/9/2005
Yat Kha come from a tiny Siberian province on the borders between Russia and Mongolia. Anthony Dhanendran watches them reinterpret songs from acts as diverse as Led Zeppelin, Joy Division and Captain Beefheart to remarkable effect
Buffalo Bar, London, 24/7/2004
Nemo share a love for the likes of Joy Division, Television, Human League and Talking Heads. Back after an enforced break because of line-up changes, Emma Haigh watches them play a compelling set in the London Buffalo Bar
Balham Bedford, London, 12/6/2003
Drawing comparision with Joy Division and Nick Cave, Bikini Atoll are of the rising acts on the London scene. Olga Sladeckova watches them play an impressive set in London's Balham Bedford
London Finsbury Park, 9/6/2002
Despite near storm conditions, and getting absolutely soaked, Olga Sladeckova reaches near "boiling point" with excitement at New Order's only outside concert of the year
One True Passion : V2.0
Re-released in 2004 as 'One True Passion : V2.0' with extra tracks, New Order and Joy Division bassist Peter Hook's side project Revenge's debut album 'One True Passion' received a critical pounding upon its original release in 1991. Olga Sladeckova re-assesses it 15 years on
Heaven Is Whenever We Can Get Together 1 - ‘A small flame that burns very, very hot.’
In this special article spread over four parts, Steve Miles discusses the role of intimacy and belonging in music. He begins by remembering encounters with Joy Division and New Order, and starts to conduct an extensive and wide-ranging interview with The Hold Steady frontman, Craig Finn.
Ten Songs That Made Me Love...
In our series, in which our writers write about ten songs that made them love a particular band or artist, Mary O'Meara reflects on her favourite New Order songs
Factory Records Memories
Nicky Crewe reflects on what she both remembers and does not remember about knowing from her teens Factory Records boss Tony Wilson and working the door at the legendary Russell and Hacienda clubs
Soundtrack of Our Lives
Joy Division's 'Closer'
In the latest in our 'Soundtrack to Our Lives' series, in which writers describe the personal impact on their lives, Denzil Watson writes about Joy Division's second and last studio album, 'Closer'
Andrew Twambley at the O2 Apollo in Manchester takes photographs of The Sound Of Joy Division Orchestrated, which curated by Joy Division bassist Peter Hook, reworked the influential band's music with a full orchestra.