If you slept on these sounds, consider this your alarm.
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 […]
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 […]