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Unknown Pleasures

A Cultural Biography of Roxy Music
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Thunder"s Mouth Press
Rock musicians, Progressive, Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal, Music, Roxy Music (Musical group), Rock Music, History & Criticism - General, General, Biography, En
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8615096M
ISBN 10156025212X
ISBN 139781560252122
OCLC/WorldCa41231557

In Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division, Peter Hook, bassist for the legendary, groundbreaking band Joy Division, takes readers backstage with the group that helped define the sound of a generation and influenced artists such as U2, Radiohead, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Unlike other books about Joy Division, Factory Records, or lead singer Ian Curtis—who took his own /5().

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Some bits of Unknown Pleasures are too technical and therefore of less interest to me but it still is It's a good book with interesting accounts about Joy Division, many other punk and post punk bands and the Manchester music scene in the late 70s, beginning of the 80s/5.

Unknown Pleasures is a great book, hands down. Hearing Hook talk about his time with the band, getting into their sudden rise and tragic end, is a great.

Hook is a natural storyteller, and his voice has just the right character, I don't think a professional narrator could have done it justice. For parts of the story missing from Deborah Curtiss book Touching from a Distance, you could pick up a copy of Chris Otts book Unknown Pleasures.

This slim tomb (part of the 33 1/3 series) is a quick walk through Joy Divisions short-lived existence/5. This is not so much a book about Unknown Pleasures, more a book about Joy Division that manages to avoid anything much to do with Closer. In this respect, it doesn't do precisely what it says on the cover, but having started on the tack it has, you sort of wish that it had kept going and dealt with Closer by: 1.

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In Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division, Peter Hook, bassist for the legendary, groundbreaking band Joy Division, takes readers backstage with the group that helped define the sound of a generation and influenced artists such as U2, Radiohead, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Unlike other books about Joy Division, Factory Records, or lead singer Ian. In Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division, Peter Hook, bassist for the legendary, groundbreaking band Joy Division, takes readers backstage with the group that helped define the sound of a generation and influenced artists such as U2, Radiohead, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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'Genuinely funny: indeed, the story will keep you entertained for a very long time' Sunday Times Joy Division changed the face of music.

Godfathers of the current alternative scene, they reinvented rock in the post-punk era, creating a new sound - dark, hypnotic, intense - that would influence U2, Morrissey, R.E.M., Radiohead and many others/5(7). The quantum leap from the earliest thrashy singles to Unknown Pleasures can be heard through every note, with Martin Hannett's deservedly famous production -- emphasizing space in the most revelatory way since the dawn of dub -- as much a hallmark as the music itself.

Songs fade in behind furtive noises of motion and activity, glass breaks with /5(4). Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures. 33 1/3 Series. By: In this book, Kim Cooper provides a lovingly researched oral history of Neutral Milk Hotel and the Elephant 6 Collective - from their childhood roots in Ruston, Louisiana through to the moment when Jeff Mangum.

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Unknown Pleasures left you unsettled,Closer gave an uncertain calmness and Still was a weird conclusion,as if the underdog lost in a poker-game,grabbing all the shot in his endeavour and left a beautiful corpse.still,encapsulated one of the most beautiful covers (first run of ) ever the standard editions are a beauty of design/5(K).

About “Unknown Pleasures” One of the finest post-punk albums ever crafted. With light shifting disco beats wedded to Ian Curtis' wrenching baritone equipped lustful basslines and awe-inspiring.

By the time of their first LP, Unknown Pleasures, Joy Division had tempered their style, planishing it down to a doleful, deep-toned sound that often suggested an elaborate version of the Velvet.

Joy Division's career has often been shrouded by myths. But the truth is surprisingly simple: over a period of several months, Joy Division transformed themselves from run-of-the-mill punk wannabes into the creators of one of the most atmospheric, disturbing, and influential debut albums ever recorded.

Chris Ott carefully picks apart fact from fiction to show how Unknown. Unknown Pleasures by Peter Hook,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Directed by Zhangke Jia. With Wei Wei Zhao, Qiong Wu, Tao Zhao, Qing Feng Zhou. Two unemployed Chinese teenagers have trouble resisting the temptations of /10(K).

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Godfathers of alternative rock, they reinvented music in the post-punk era, creating a new sound—dark, hypnotic, and intense—that would influence U2, Morrissey, R.E.M., Radiohead, and numerous others.

The story is now legendary: inon the 4/5. Just as with his book about the Hacienda, reading "Unknown Pleasures" is like hearing him reminisce casually, yet thoroughly, about those times as if you were sat having a conversation with him.

Despite their austere public image, these 4 guys got up to plenty of mischief on the road just like any other band and there are plenty of funny antics /5(). The iconic cover of Joy Division’s debut album Unknown Pleasures is perhaps the most enduring image of the post-punk era.

You’ve probably got a t-shirt of it.For all you lovers of vinyl records, CDs and music memorabilia, Unknown Pleasures is a fine treat. The vinyl stock is varied, in excellent condition and served up at decent prices. You can take a listen before you buy and the staff are helpful and knowledgeable/5(5).