Joy Division

  • Get to Know Rose of the West’s “desert goth trip,” Next Tues. at B&S

    Milwaukee’s Rose of the West are an amalgam of pretty much all of our favorite sounds: post-punk, ethereal wave, dream pop, ‘90s alt rock… basically everything that beautifully soundtracked the lives of the most whimsically angsty and morose teens of the mid-80’s to the mid 90’s… The band is...
  • Get to Know Deeper, This Wed. at B&S

    Post-punks Deeper may hail from Chicago, but the band, who are double-headlining Boot & Saddle this Wednesday, September 4th, with Chicago peers Dehd, have some ties to the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection.  The band have been touring their self-titled debut for more than a year, which...
  • Get Acquainted with The Goon Sax, Tonight at Johnny Brenda’s

    When considering an entity such as Rock’N’Roll, based almost entirely on youthful passions and transgressions, it’s worth noting that those best fit for it are, themselves, youths.  Last month Australian trio, The Goon Sax, who were (according to their latest press release) 19 at the time, released their second...
  • Another Side of Caroline Rose (Pun Intended)

    Caroline Rose has been a dear friend of ours (and mine, personally) for quite a few years now… However, for the majority of our friendship, she was known for Americana balladry and roots rocking, which normally placed her at World Café Live.  However, about a year ago I got...
  • Five Reasons to See Peter Hook and The Light at Union Transfer

    Former member of Joy Division and New Order Peter Hook and his band The Light return to Philadelphia to perform the legendary Joy Division and New Order compilation albums Substance live, sequentially and in their entireties, on April 26th at Union Transfer. Originally intended to be played in the...