Posts Tagged ‘Peter Hook’

A Book I’d Read: Peter Hook’s The Hacienda

in which the author discusses a book he'd read, if time permitted.
Title: The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Clubk
Author: Peter Hook, former bassist of Joy Division and New Order
The Vibe: English
What It Is: Hook's memoir of the Hacienda, a Manchester nightclub and financial disaster co-founded by New Order and Factory Records
Quotable: "We once worked [...]

How DJ Stereo Faith Became Bros With Peter Hook

If you've seen DJ Stereo Faith spin, you know he's a straightforward party starter who keeps it cool no matter where he's spinning. But when he opened last Friday for Peter Hook and the Light—the latest project from the former Joy Division and New Order bassist—he got uncharacteristically nervous, he says. No wonder: "Joy Division's my [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Peter Hook and The Light

Where my geeks at: Tonight, Joy Division co-founder Peter Hook and his band The Light returns to the 9:30 Club to perform the iconic post-punk band's second album, Closer. (He played Unknown Pleasures at the club last winter.) 6 p.m. $25.
AM & Shawn Lee, a collabo between, erm, AM and Shawn Lee, bring their somewhat [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 15

D.C.'s cultural chasm certainly was not devoid of noise this week. But the mighty Far Out vs. Hot Dang does not necessarily care about the loudest noises. Whispers, farts, thuds, hisses, barks, kisses, moans—it all matters.

“SELF’s message that small steps can add up to major change really resonates with the power base here in D.C.”
"I [...]

Joy Division’s Peter Hook: An Interview

In some circles, Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures is a more important record than Abbey Road and Exile on Main Street combined. It’s filled with a haunted sense of longing and loss that was only magnified after singer Ian Curtis committed suicide a couple of years after it was made. The remaining band members, including bassist [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Galleries Get Organized, Tabi Bonney, every tongue confess

Kriston Capps leads off this week's arts section with his look at the territorial tensions between D.C.'s commercial galleries and nonprofit art spaces—the former sometimes donate works to the latter for art auctions, but at a cost. Now the galleries are getting organized.
Andrew Noz reviews the latest full-length from D.C. rapper Tabi Bonney, while David [...]