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New Order and Pet Shop Boys Announce Co-Headlining Tour

When you think of '80s synth-pop and alternative dance music, the first two names that should come up are New Order and Pet Shop Boys.
Daniel Kohn / February 24, 2020

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New Order’s Bernard Sumner Recovering From COVID-19

You can add New Order's Bernard Sumner to the growing list of artists who have contracted COVID-19. In an interview with the Current,…
Daniel Kohn / November 12, 2020

New Joy Division, New Order Podcast to Feature Original Band Members, Liam Gallagher, Bono and More

Joy Division and New Order's interconnected histories will be shared in a new podcast called Transmissions: The Definitive Story. The first eight episodes…
Emily Tan / October 9, 2020

New Order Share New Song ‘Be A Rebel,’ Reveal 2021 Tour Dates

New Order was supposed to hit the road with Pet Shop Boys this summer. We know how that turned out. Another casualty from that cancellation…
Daniel Kohn / September 8, 2020

The 25 Best Soundtrack Albums of the 1990s

In the 1980s, music and film collided for cross-promotional blockbusters both transcendent (Purple Rain) and transcendently cheesy (Footloose). In the ‘90s, soundtracks continued to sell…
Al Shipley / August 27, 2020

New Order to Release Power, Corruption & Lies Box Set

New Order were supposed to hit the road with fellow alternative dance-pop pioneers Pet Shop Boys this year. We know how that turned out. Instead,…
SPIN Staff / August 5, 2020

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

40 Years of Isolation: Musicians Reflect on Ian Curtis’ Legacy

On the morning of May 18, 1980 — well before daybreak — Ian Curtis died by suicide, one day before the groundbreaking band he fronted…
Chris Harris / May 18, 2020

New Order’s Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris, Brandon Flowers to Pay Tribute to Ian Curtis

The 40th anniversary of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis' death is on May 18. To honor his legacy, his former bandmates (and current New Order…
SPIN Staff / May 13, 2020

Coronavirus: Here’s Every Musician Who Has Canceled Tour Dates So Far [UPDATING]

The coronavirus scare is starting to impact everyday life, and that now includes the music industry. Since the outbreak, a number of artists have canceled…
SPIN Staff / March 5, 2020

Andrew Weatherall, DJ and Producer Behind Screamadelica , Dies at 56

Andrew Weatherall, the British DJ and record producer known for his work on Primal Scream’s Screamadelica, died on Monday (Feb. 17) from a pulmonary embolism.
Emily Tan / February 17, 2020

Depeche Mode: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the August 1988 issue of SPIN. After seeing Depeche Mode at the Rose Bowl, hairdressers at Sal's Hair…
Scott Cohen / October 5, 2019

Thurston Moore Releases Cover of New Order’s “Leave Me Alone”

Thurston Moore has released a sparse and haunting cover of New Order's song "Leave Me Alone" off their landmark 1983 album Power, Corruption & Lies.
Maggie Serota / September 11, 2019

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
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