If the New Division‘s name calls to mind the two bands whose thick reverb, quick rhythms, and affective vocals ruled new wave in the late 70s and 80s — Joy Division and its progeny New Order — that’s no mistake. The L.A. four-piece borrows heavily from this pair of giants, but strains those iconic sounds […]

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Twitter: Canadian songstress and 2012-one-to-watch Grimes signs with UK indie label 4AD. Pitchfork: Destroyer, the Golden Filter, Fugiya & Miyagi and more cover New Order on a tribute album to 1983’s Power, Corruption & Lies. You can listen to Destroyer’s take on “Leave Me Alone” through the link. Kojo: Ian McKaye will be appearing on […]

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