Tag Archives: New Order

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 ...

To The End: Blur Bow Out At The London Games’ Other Closing Ceremony

Damon Albarn is lost for words. It’s the end of two-hour long set by his band Blur, supposedly the very last thing they will ever do, and he can’t find a way to express what this all means.

So Who’s Going To Appear At The Closing Ceremony Of The London Games?

Having effectively blown cynics away with the opening ceremony (or at the very least shushed them up for a week or so), the organisers of the London Games have something of a hill to climb in coming up with an appropriate ending. ...

News Roundup: Adele’s Next Album Won’t Be About Her (New) Ex

Adele’s first album 19 was written largely about her first major boyfriend and the turmoil she went through when they broke up. Her second album 21 was written after she split with her second major boyfriend, and that is why it ...

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.

Top British Musicians We’re Thankful For, Part 2

(For more lists of the best of UK music, please see our Tunes From the Thames section.)

Anglo For Your Ear: Electronic’s “Get the Message” and “Disappointed”

The Smiths + New Order + Pet Shop Boys = bliss. For me, this is the supergroup to end all supergroups. (Screw The Traveling Wilburys).

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.