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Interview: Peter Hook taps into the unknown

Peter Hook is in a peculiar situation.

By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  February 08, 2013
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Getting booked: Winter reads

Who cares about the fiscal cliff when we'll have authors talking about Scientology, the space-time continuum, and Joy Division?

By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  December 21, 2012
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Photos: Peter Hook plays the Paradise | September 20, 2011

The Joy Division co-founder takes the stage at the Paradise Rock Club.
Peter Hook plays the Paradise on September 20, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  September 30, 2011

[wfnx takeover] Peter Hook on New Order's 'reunion,' Joy Division's legacy, and unfortunately-named Boston tunnels


As my car pulled out of the concrete cyclone that is Logan Airport around dinnertime Tuesday, PETER HOOK set the tone of the evening not...
By Michael Marotta  |  September 22, 2011
[radio, live transmission] Peter Hook of Joy Division takes over WFNX 9/20 @ 7pm

[radio, live transmission] Peter Hook of Joy Division takes over WFNX 9/20 @ 7pm


It’s been a crazy few weeks for Joy Division/New Order bassist PETER HOOK. First New Order decides to reunite without him, the two parties trade...
By Michael Marotta  |  September 19, 2011

[phlipcam video] Peter Hook @ Royale


Saturday night's Peter Hook Presents Unknown Pleasures show at Royale was no Joy Division gig. But few in the audience seemed to care, and a...
By Michael Marotta  |  December 06, 2010


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Peter Hook rediscovers his Unknown Pleasures

Peter Hook has heard the criticism, and he does not care.
 Age of consent
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  December 03, 2010
[Q&A] Known pleasures: Peter Hook on Ian Curtis, Martin Hannett, New Order and the lasting legacy of Joy Division

[Q&A] Known pleasures: Peter Hook on Ian Curtis, Martin Hannett, New Order and the lasting legacy of Joy Division


Saturday night Peter Hook brings his Unknown Pleasures tour to Royale, the fourth of a nine-date stateside trek that finds him resurrecting the landmark 1979...
By Michael Marotta  |  December 01, 2010
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The Big Hurt: Faces refaced

Faces refaced, Spears speared, Hook hacked
Also Spears speared, Hook hacked
By DAVID THORPE  |  November 27, 2009
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The Big Hurt: Liam alone

Everyone figured that Noel Gallagher would go solo — it’s been hinted at for years — but the break-up of Oasis has made it a grim inevitability.
Can an Oasis spinoff help but suck?
By DAVID THORPE  |  November 06, 2009
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The Big Hurt: Broken bones and stripper poles

Only a few weeks ago, I was making fun of Aerosmith for their inability to present Aerosmith in their Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Presents Aerosmith tour.
The Big Hurt: Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  August 21, 2009


Chronicle of a death foretold

What a difference a death makes.
Joy Division were rooted in grim finality. Now, through a series of new books, CDs, and films, the band has found new life.
By JAMES PARKER  |  October 24, 2007

Disc by disc


The new Joy Division catalogue
By MATT ASHARE  |  October 24, 2007
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Post-punk pantheon

They were, by definition, misfits.
Daydream Nation  tops our list of 10 landmark albums that made indie rock
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 16, 2007