Articles Tagged 'New Order'

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Steve Coogan at 50: Five Great Roles to Watch Online

In Britain, Steve Coogan is rightly hailed as an innovative comic genius on a par with John Cleese, Rowan Atkinson and Ricky Gervais. If he chose to retire right now, he’d still be mentally carried around at shoulder height for the next 100 years, and he will eventually become the subject of future folk songs. […]

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 occasionally sounds like anguish on toast. She has since had another relationship turn sour, […]

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 White Stripes to go out there without a bass player, but most other bands feel the need for a […]

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. But during the last five years, Turner has scrupulously honed his high-spirited acoustic guitar-driven sound, as heard on his […]

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. Earlier this fall, Converse released "Didn't Know What Love Was" featuring post punk legend Bernard Sumner (Joy Division, New Order, Bad […]

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