Setting to play live, again, his Joy Division second masterpiece, “Closer” (1980),  after the work on the first album, “Unknown Pleasures”, bassist Peter Hook will be on stage for starting his new tour on May 18, at The Factory, Manchester, with his band, The Light. Adding, a four-song Ep, “1101/2011” will be firstly released on  [ Read More ]


Earl Slick: from Bowie to the New York Dolls

febbraio - 24 - 2011
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With a past career working with the Hero David Bowie, the american guitarist Frank Madeloni (best known as Earl Slick), has already featured the New York Dolls band. The rocker, who’s also worked on Double Fantasy by John Lennon, and played wih The White Duke for Young Americans, Staiton To Station, and during the tours  [ Read More ]


Punk attitude, punk hair, and, punky style clothes, ladies & gentlemen! Here you are the new collection by Jean Paul Gaultier, filled by outfits less theatrical than in the past ones, but with such a level of eccentricità and originalità based on Vivienne Westwood (we have to say) teachings, and punk movement too. And, the  [ Read More ]


JULIEN TEMPLE – interview – Turin Film festival 2010 Amazingly connected with Detroit’s reality, fascinated by that city, once upon a time the cradle of the American Dream, collapsed and destroyed from a post-industrial city into a location where unhabited palaces, burnt factories and violence are the kings of that kingdom of disillusion, Julien Temple, the  [ Read More ]


Peter Hook, JD’s bassist, will spread offer up some Joy Division, performing that band’s classic 1979 debut album, ‘Unknown Pleasures,’ in cities across Italy and America. As if this weren’t gift enough, Hook is giving hope to fans that would like to see New Order — the group that rose from the ashes of Joy  [ Read More ]


“Pulled Apart By Horses” PULLED APART BY HORSES Cooperative Music 2010 7 / 10 That album came out a few months ago, but it is in that days that the band we’re going to talk about, after a festival-summer, begins to be approved and loved, accomplicies some of their funny videoclips. Not only folk and  [ Read More ]


“Black Hole: Californian Punk 1977-1980”  JON SAVAGE   Domino Rec 2010 8  / 10 Best known for his book-masterpiece “England’s Dreaming” (’91) – about punk music and the Sex Pistols -, the music journalist and broadcaster Jon Savage, gives his tribute to the Californian punk wave set in Usa from 1977 to 180, connecting important  [ Read More ]

Mother of Rock: Lillian Roxon

  “Mother of Rock: Lillian Roxon” ONE LINER Mother of Rock: Lillian Roxon shines a light into the decadent world of Max’s Kansas City, a tiny underground club in New York, and Lillian Roxon’s place in documenting the emerging rock revolution as it rolled over the US in the 1960s and early 1970s. SHORT SYNOPSIS  [ Read More ]

Ari Up

ARI UP: the death of the frontwoman of the Slits. Punk rock is dead? Maybe. And maybe the year 2010 will be remembered as the tragic year of the passing away of some punk ‘70s protagonists, from Malcolm McLaren to the frontwoman of cult UK punk band The Slits, Ari Up, died yesterday, at the  [ Read More ]

joydivision closer

“Closer” JOY DIVISION Il 18 luglio di esattamente trent’anni fa usciva Closer, il secondo e ultimo album dei Joy Division. Il disco, registrato ai Britannia Row di Londra nel marzo 1980, fu pubblicato due mesi dopo il tragico gesto di Ian Curtis di impiccarsi nella sua casa di Macclesfield. Inutile fingere che questo sia un  [ Read More ]