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Brandon Flowers Shares Joy Division’s ‘Profound Impact’ in Ian Curtis Tribute

Brandon Flowers paid tribute to the Ian Curtis on a special charity livestream, Moving Through The Silence: Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Ian Curtis,…
Emily Tan / May 19, 2020

Mark Lanegan and Cold Cave Cover Joy Division in Honor of Ian Curtis

Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis died 40 years ago today, and musicians and music publications and organizations of all stripes have been unveiling tributes throughout…
Dan Weiss / May 18, 2020

The Cure: Our 1988 Cover Story on Robert Smith

This article originally appeared in the March 1988 issue of SPIN. "I've dealt with the worst already," says the Cure's Robert Smith about the…
Brad Balfour / September 2, 2019

New Order: Our 1985 Interview

This article originally appeared in the September 1985 issue of SPIN. Jesus Christ, life is depressing. It's surprising that anyone bothers to carry…
Jessica Berens / July 21, 2019

Ian Curtis’ House Might Get Turned Into a Museum

The house where Ian Curtis lived until he committed suicide 35 years ago has been purchased by a Joy Division fan who plans on turning the Macclesfield,…
James Grebey / May 21, 2015

Joy Division Fans Campaign to Turn Ian Curtis’ House Into Museum

Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis lived at 77 Barton Street in the British town of Macclesfield. Sadly, it is also where he hanged himself in 1980. According…
Rachel Brodsky / February 17, 2015

Ian Curtis Table’s eBay Return Shines Light on Seller’s Obsession

Thanks to a deadbeat buyer, Ian Curtis' kitchen table is back on eBay, but now it comes with a new story — the earnest and…
Chris Martins / November 19, 2013

Joy, Divided: Ian Curtis’ Kitchen Table Sells for $13K, Band Doesn’t Approve

Last week we learned that a kitchen table owned by Joy Division's late, great leader Ian Curtis had hit eBay overseas. Now the piece of…
Chris Martins / November 14, 2013

Even Closer: Own Ian Curtis’ Joyless Kitchen Table

Haven't got a place to put that entire record store that's currently being auctioned off on eBay? Well, how about a table? As Stereogum points…
Chris Martins / November 7, 2013

Ian Curtis’s Jiggly Boobs, the Cure Sell Out, and More From Peter Hook’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’

The last quarter of 2012 brought an onslaught of music memoirs loaded with memorable revelations. Who can forget Rod Stewart's cocaine confessions, Wyclef Jean's romantic…
David Marchese / January 24, 2013