Bernard Sumner: vocals, guitar, keyboards, synthesizers; Stephen Morris: drums and percussion, keyboards, synthesizers, drum programming; Gillian Gilbert: keyboards, synthesizers; Phil Cunningham: guitars, keyboards, synthesizers, electronic percussion; Tom Chapman: bass, backing vocals, synthesizers. Sponsored by Whaling City Sound. Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar. Reset your password Click the eye to show your password. Membership has its privileges. Learn more. Learn more about our star rating system. Showcase Buy Now. Buy Now. Premium Mark Lewis saxophone.
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New Order — Complete Music Mute. Legendary Mancunians release extended mix album. Hailed as their best album for over a quarter of a century, their first for over two years was a critical and commercial victory.
The English band New Order is thirty-five years old. There might have been no LCD Soundsystem, or the Rapture, or the flurry of similar acts that arose in New York in the early aughts; there would be no Radiohead, either. His mere name, Selway explained, had reduced the other members of Radiohead to a state of hushed awe. The music of New Order has created a kind of communion between the melodic conventions of pop and the rhythmic possibilities of dance music—and also between traditional rock instruments bass, guitar, drums and electronic alternatives drum machines, synthesizers, sequencers. The musicians give something heartfelt to their machines, while the machines propel the musicians beyond their human deficiencies. But could it be one without Gillian Gilbert? Where does the spirit of the band reside? It is difficult for the musicians of New Order to surpass themselves, or to convince a listener that they have anything left to prove.
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