Tag Archives: Joy Division

(Up To) Eleven Of The Greatest British Rocker T-Shirts

See this pic? That’s Sarah from BBC AMERICA’s Orphan Black rocking a particularly iconic Clash teesh.

Watch: School-Kids Act Out The History Of Factory Records With Animation

If you’ve seen the film 24 Hour Party People, or have more than a passing interest in the music of the British city of Manchester (that’s basically Joy Division, New Order, the Smiths, Happy Mondays, the Stone Roses and all ...

Five Innovative British Bass Players

So, we’ve done the gentleman singer, the inventive guitar player, the stick-twiddling drummer, but our great British band cannot be complete without the guy (or girl) who glues the whole thing together. It’s fine for the ...

Music Roundup: Ready Yourself to ‘Rock & Roll’ With Frank Turner

Frank Turner is a surprising diamond in the UK’s mostly pop-laden rough. The London punk-bred songster, educated at Eton, spent much of the new millennium rocking out with hardcore outfits such as Kneejerk and Million Dead.

WATCH: Bernard Sumner Teams Up With Hot Chip for Converse

We celebrate a ton of British music here at Anglophenia, so you can imagine how delighted we are for Converse's Connectivity campaign, an ultra-cool initiative spotlighting some of the scene's biggest movers and shakers.

Control Is On a Roll: Ian Curtis Film Dominates the BIFA Awards

Ian Curtis biopic Control won five British Independent Film Awards, including Best Film, Most Promising Newcomer (Sam Riley), Best Director and Best Debut Director (Dutchman Anton Corbijn), and Best Supporting Actor/Actress (Toby ...

Before the BAFTAs, There’s the BIFAs. Plus: Reese Witherspoon as Heather Mills?

Ian Curtis biopic Control has received 10 nominations from the British Independent Film Awards.

Blur Reunion Called Off; New Order Has “No Future”; The Police Recording New Album?

Lots of band news today. OK, this sucks, and damn that Alex James for getting our hopes up, but there isn’t going to be a Blur reunion.

Ecstatic Reviews for Ian Curtis Biopic, Control

Five – count ‘em – five big stars for Control (watch trailer) from The Guardian‘s Peter Bradshaw, who calls it the film of the year and adds, “What a fantastic film this is. [Director Anton] Corbijn ...

Peter Hook Recalls “Tetchy” New Order Reunion at Cannes

Music fans were devastated when New Order announced their split a month ago. However, just days after the break-up, Peter Hook, Bernard Sumner, and Stephen Morris were all in Cannes together, screening the Ian Curtis biopic, ...