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The cover of New Order's Technique on a light blue background

Released on 30th January 1989, New Order’s fifth album is a sun-flushed pinnacle of dance rock, directly inspired by the hedonistic energy of Ibiza’s burgeoning club scene of the time. 35 years on, with the help of the album’s engineer Michael Johnson, Ben Cardew reflects on its legacy, and its influence on the acid house era

If you want to understand British music’s generational leap from punk to acid house, there is no better lead than New Order’s ‘Technique’. Released on...

Ex-Kraftwerk member Wolfgang Flür’s new album features Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter, Juan Atkins and Peter Hook

Ex-Kraftwerk member Wolfgang Flür has worked with Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter, Juan Atkins and New Order's Peter Hook for his new album. The collaborative news...

Black and white photo of New Order

New Order have unveiled a second annual ‘Blue Monday’ t-shirt in support of mental health charity, CALM. Released today, 15th January – supposedly the most...

New Order reissue 'Substance 1987'

New Order have announced a vinyl reissue of ‘Substance 1987’, via Warner. Originally dropped through Factory Records back in 1987, the first issue of ‘Substance’...

New Order celebrate 'Blue Monday' 40th anniversary with new merch

New Order have launched a special range of merchandise to mark the 40th anniversary of their classic single 'Blue Monday', which was released on 7th...

New Order release ‘Blue Monday’ t-shirt in support of CALM mental health charity

New Order have unveiled a 'Blue Monday' t-shirt in support of mental health charity CALM. Released today, 16th January - supposedly the most "depressing day...

New Order Low-Life limited edition

New Order have announced a new limited edition vinyl box-set of their classic 1985 album, 'Low-Life', which is set to go on sale 27th January...

New Order announce 'Low Life' definitive edition with vinyl, book, DVD, more

New Order's 1985 album 'Low-Life' is to be reissued as part of a new definitive edition box set. Due out on 27th January, the box...

Oberheim OB-Xa

Pioneering US synth makers Oberheim Electronics are set to make a comeback this year after ceasing operations 35 years ago. Toasting their return over a...

The Haçienda, Factory Records, more memorabilia featured at new British pop culture exhibition

Legendary Manchester nightclub the Haçienda, as well as the city's Factory Records label, are set to form part of the focus of a new British...

The capsule range is inspired by the band's decades-long sound and aesthetic.

New Order have teamed up with Adidas to launch a new clothing brand.

The Manchester icons and proto-rave pioneers worked together with designers from the...

'Blue Monday' for Blue Monday

Above & Beyond have remixed a classic.

Trance trio Above & Beyond have put their spin on New Order's 1983 cult hit, 'Blue Monday'.

Featuring...

Charting the Manchester label's 15 years, and ongoing legacy... 

Factory Records is celebrating its 40th anniversary with an exhibition and two huge vinyl compilations. 

The seminal Manchester label— which gave us bands like Joy...

The Minimal Wave boss digs deep to pick 10 industrial, post-punk and new wave cuts that mean the most to her...

Though best known for her label Minimal Wave, founded in 2005, and specialising in rare synth wave from the ‘80s, it's surprising that New Yorker...

Celebrating 10 years with 10 keynotes and talks...

IMS Ibiza 2017 celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with 10 keynote speakers and 10 talks on the topics most affecting the industry.

Taking place...

The film charts the massively influential Roland TR-808 drum machine’s history...

808 is a documentary that charts the history of the massively influential Roland TR-808 drum machine, featuring contributions from Diplo, New Order, Pharrell, Rick Rubin...

Stray Dog will be available in the autumn...

New Order have teamed up with Lancashire-based Moorhouse's Brewery to create their own beer.

Named Stray Dog (after a track from their 2015 album, 'Music...

Substance: Inside New Order will be published on 6th October...

Peter Hook, the former New Order bassist, has announced his forthcoming book, Substance: Inside New Order, a 768-page biography of the band that will be...

 LCD Soundsystem, Foals, New Order & more...

The UK's best-loved festival, Glastonbury, have announced their full line-up — and it's looking big!

Newly announced acts include Lollapalooza headliners LCD Soundsystem, Reading festival...

Orkestra Obsolete are behind the New Order reboot... 

New Order's 'Blue Monday' is the classic '80s party jam that dance fans know and love! But what would it have sounded like if it...