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Puke Retch Cry [04 Apr 2007|10:09am]

Unknown Pleasures styled FUCKING SHOES...

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Joy Divison New Balance sneakers [07 Apr 2007|04:08pm]

if you have not seen this...

New Balance Joy Division
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Let's dance to Joy Division, and celebrate the irony! ;) [29 Oct 2007|03:58pm]

[ mood | touched ]

Hello my fellow JD fans. I am 35 years old, originally from Manchester and discovered Joy Division when I was 14...I remember hearing 'Blue Monday' by New Order when I was about 11 and I was hooked!! It was all downhill from there - heehee!

They keep calling me...!

Have you checked out how gorgeous and talented Natalie is????


Joy Division - Digital Glass: Punk Vault [20 Sep 2009|02:32pm]

Greetings everyone. Thought I'd post this here and give you all first dibs on this bootleg I picked up years ago before I put it up on other sites. If you're interested or have any questions, please feel free to send me a private message via my profile.

1. The Drawback
2. Leaders Of Men
3. Walked In Line
4. Failures
5. Novelty
6. No Love Lost
7. Transmission
8. Ice Age
9. Interzone
10. Warsaw
11. Shadowplay
12. These Days
13. Candidate
14. The Only Mistake
15. Chance (Atmosphere)
16. Atrocity Exhibition
17. Transmission
18. Novelty
19. Dead Souls
20. Something Must Break

Tracks 1-11 Arrow Studios, 3rd-4th May 1978
Tracks 12-16 Pennine Studios, 4th June 1979
Tracks 17-20 Central Studios, 4th July 1979

$19.95 includes FREE SHIPPING.

This is disgusting [03 Jul 2008|10:04am]

Ian Curtis memorial stone stolen

From BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/manchester/7486280.stm

Curtis was 23 when he hanged himself in the kitchen of his Macclesfield home in May 1980, shortly before the band were due to go on tour in the US.

Cheshire Police said his memorial stone was taken from where he is buried in Macclesfield Cemetery.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information on its whereabouts to contact them.

Detectives said the stone, which has the inscription “Ian Curtis 18 - 5 - 80″ and the words “Love Will Tear Us Apart” was taken sometime between Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning.

A police spokesman said: “There is no CCTV in the area and there are no apparent leads as to who is responsible for the theft.

“This is a very unusual theft and I am confident that someone locally will have knowledge about who is responsible or where the memorial stone is at present.”

Although the band reformed into New Order after Curtis’s death in 1980, there has been an upsurge of interest in its work.

An acclaimed biopic about Curtis, called Control, was released in 2007 and a film documentary, called simply Joy Division, was released earlier this year.
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The biggest & best Halloween Party! "DEAD SOULS" tomorrow Sat Oct 27th at Disintegration!! [26 Oct 2007|09:09am]

Disintegration's HUGE HAlloween bash is tomorrow Saturday October 27th!!!This is the party of the year and not to be missed!! We go full out with decor, prizes and festivity!!

Disintegration was one of two places in Denver chosen to promote the new Ian Curtis/Joy Division movie "CONTROL." The promotional party, complete with give-aways, trailer clips, and more happens to fall on the same weekend as Disintegration's massive Halloween celebration. So in memory of Ian Curtis, and many other musicians and artists that have influenced our generation, Disintegration is proud to present "DEAD SOULS" a Halloween/Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 27 at The Atrium (554 S. Broadway, Denver, CO).

Prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the costume contest. In order to be eligble for the contest, you do need to be dressed in the theme... either Dia De Los Muertos or a dead idol of your liking.
Values of prize packages (consisting of items from our 7 sponsors) are over $350 for 1st, over $250 for 2nd and over $150 for 3rd. We will also be giving goody bags for the first 50 costumed patrons, and there will also be a raffle containing several
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Joy Division to re-release classic single [12 Sep 2007|07:34pm]

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Will 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' be a hit a third time?

Joy Division's classic final single 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' is to be-released next month.

The track, out September 24, is being reissued ahead of the release of 'Control', the movie biopic about the life of the band's singer Ian Curtis, which is out on October 5.

'Love Will Tear Us Apart' has been a Top 20 hit twice before, in June 1980, a month after Curtis' suicide, and June 1995.

As previously reported, Joy Division's back catalogue is to be reissued with extra material on September 10.

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Rare Joy Division & New Order Music For Sale [06 Aug 2007|10:41pm]

I have some Joy Division & New Order music for sale.

On eBay I have listed the following rare item:

Joy Division - Fractured Box (BRAND NEW FACTORY SEALED)

I also have listed on Discogs.com some Joy Division & New Order releases for sale including some rare bootlegs at the following link: http://www.discogs.com/sell/list?seller=substanz

If you're interested in any items on Discogs.com, please contact me at: djsubstanz@gmail.com
All items can be paid for through paypal, money order & cashier checks (domestic & international), and personal checks.

If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch with me.

Thank you,


CONTROL [16 Jan 2002|06:52am]

[ mood | anxious ]


joy division icons [03 Jun 2007|03:51pm]

x. credit
x. comment
x. no hot linking
x. blanks are not bases
x. enjoy!

teasers: (love will tear us apart again)

Control picked up for US distribution [01 Jun 2007|07:06pm]

Weinstein's three for the road at Cannes

Joy Division & New Order Stuff For Sale [24 May 2007|05:00pm]

Thought maybe some of you would like to take these off my hands before I tried the record store.
I prefer paypal but also accept money orders and personal checks. Buyer pays for shipping and I ship worldwide.
Any questions or inquiries please email me: djsubstanz at gmail.com


Joy Division: All The Lyrics $12
Joy Division: Closer $7
Joy Division: Desperation Takes Hold Bootleg $14
Joy Division: Digital Glass/Punk Vault Bootleg $14
Joy Division: Fractured Box Facd2.61z 118/1000 Sealed Rare & Out of Print $40
Joy Division: Heart and Soul 4CD Boxset London Records 1997 U.K. Version $45
Joy Division: Les Bains Douches 18 December 1979 $8
Joy Division: Let The Movie Begin $8
Joy Division: Love Will Tear Us Apart 1995 Single $4
Joy Division: Permanent $7
Joy Division: Preston 28 February 1980 $7
Joy Division: Remains $10
Joy Division: Still U.K. $7
Joy Division: Still U.S. $7
Joy Division: Substance $7
Joy Division: The Complete BBC Recordings $8
Joy Division: Unknown Pleasures $7
Joy Division: Warsaw/Warsaw $12
New Order: Low-Life $6
New Order: Movement $7
New Order: Power, Corruption & Lies $6
New Order: Substance 1987 2CD $10
New Order: The Best of New Order $8
New Order: The Rest of New Order $8
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The Sound & The Fury [24 Feb 2007|01:27am]


I am reading Joy Division and the Making of Unknown Pleasures  by Jake Kennedy and noticed that there was a photograph in the book of Ian that I had never seen before so I thought I would share incase other people hadn't.

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Out of Control [19 Dec 2006|02:35pm]


This was taken from Dutch television during the shooting of Control

Out of Control [18 Dec 2006|09:56am]

So Control the biopic of Ian Curtis is in the production stages at LA/Pittsburgh based Claraflora. 

Apparently all Joy Division performances within the film are performed by the actors themselves and there is no footage of Joy Division. This was against original plans but apparently the band in the film really gelled so it was the obvious way to go. There is music from Roxy Music, David Bowie, Iggy Pop, The Sex Pistols which will all be original versions and the film is filmed in black and white to reflect the atmosphere of Joy Division.

Annik Honore was interviewed for the first time ever by the writer. Here are some stills from the set with Sam Riley looking very like Ian and the actress Samantha Morton playing his wife, Deborah:

 I recently read somewhere that Hooky was not happy with the movie because New Order were not consulted enough. I think they are still doing the score. My source (joydivisioncentral.com) points out that this is a movie about Ian Curtis & not Joy Division so maybe that is why.

I was positive about the soundtrack when I heard that New Order were overseeing it. However I read that The Killers are performing "Shadowplay" over the end credits. What a bad omen. When New Order Played T In The Park Last year Brandon Flowers came on stage and sang "Crystal" with the band and did a bloody awful job. Here is the performance here: it made me cringe. I think someone better could have been chosen to do this cover.  Bobby Gillespie for example. Anyone but Flowers.

The film is to be released 2007.
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An interesting find... [20 Sep 2006|03:57pm]

Something I picked up on Werner Herzog's Wiki...

The original vinyl release version of Joy Division's posthumous album Still featured the following groove notation: "The chicken won't stop" (side A), etched chicken tracks across the grooves (sides B & C), and "The chicken stops here" (side D). These are all references to Stroszek's grim finale."

I ran over to my record collection and dug out Still as soon as I read this, but alas, "Made in Italy".

If you haven't actually got around to Strozek yet, I recommend it. Herzog is a great director and the film is excellent. Get it through Netflix and do me a favor - write "J.D." on the slip-cover it if you rented it because you are a Joy Division fan. I have always been curious as to how many folks do so after hearing Ian watched it hours before his suicide.
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[09 Sep 2006|09:23pm]

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50th Birthday? [15 Jul 2006|03:38pm]

[ mood | chipper ]

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Happy would-be 50th, Ian!!

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[12 Jul 2006|10:01am]

[ mood | amused ]

So the new Ian Curtis movie by Anton Corbjin starts filming today with music from Iggy Popp, David Bowie, Roxy Music and New Order.  I am most excited about this.  I did find it amusing that Mark E Smith commented that he would probably be in it.

Here is a link to this that is interesting 

(clinging on to nearest passers by)

What are everyone's thoughts on Mark E Smith saying that members of Joy Division stopped Ian Curtis coming to him the week before his death to talk about his problems.  Personally I think Mark E Smith is talking crap as normal.  I love The Fall but Mark E Smith's version of the truth I would tend to dismiss.  I am sure that if Bernard, Peter & Steven thought that anyone could help Ian then they would not have stood in his way.  If there was any hostility to Smith then it would have been a fear of Ian being in his company as he is supposedly not a nice person.

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Just a nice 'friends only' display :) [03 Jul 2006|11:21pm]

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