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#526 Posted : 22 January 2021 12:12:52(UTC)
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Cheers for the heads-up. I'd have missed this.
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ROCKET MICK on 11/02/2021(UTC)
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#527 Posted : 26 January 2021 18:07:12(UTC)
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^ Yes I caught that Radio 4 thing with Stephen on Saturday morning. He said he liked the version of BM done for the Wonder Woman 84 trailer.

On BBC News the other night, being interviewed about the sacking of Frank Lampard at Chelsea, in his room at home Pat Nevin had a selection of framed record sleeves and a frame with the image from the cover of Procession.
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ROCKET MICK on 11/02/2021(UTC)
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#528 Posted : 28 January 2021 09:45:08(UTC)
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An interesting and in-depth article especially if you are of Asian-American background

How Can I Explain: An Incomplete Oral History of Asian Americans and Our Ineffable Love of New Wave

https://themuse.jezebel.com/how-...tory-of-asian-1845911631

Quote:
Jim Lee: When I was in college, we used to call “Bizarre Love Triangle” the Korean American national anthem, because like there was no other song that got Koreans on the dance floor like New Order’s “Bizarre Love Triangle.”

Oliver Wang: I don’t actually know why we gravitated toward “Bizarre Love Triangle” as opposed to any other New Order song as opposed to any other big New Wave hit from the same era. That’s just where we landed. And it’s an inside joke. It’s a generational inside joke. In the ’90s when I was in college, like anyone I talked to who was Asian American, we were all in on it. We all understood it.

Hua Hsu: Everyone knew it, everyone loved it. And we didn’t really think about why that was, nor do we know now. It was just cool to have this little shared secret. That was the song everyone would wait for at a school dance.

Cynthia Leung: I always think of the dance floor as a metaphor because that’s when you see when people go deep into whatever song is playing. You don’t need to know the title, but they all have this collective reaction where you’re like, everyone knows this song. I think even to this day when people hear,
especially New Order, they all bond.

At our senior prom, “Bizarre Love Triangle” came on randomly and the entire dance floor cleared. And then it was Ben Cho, Eileen Tsai, and me and my prom date, and we’re just going all out.

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#529 Posted : 28 January 2021 12:01:59(UTC)
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#530 Posted : 07 February 2021 06:33:29(UTC)
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Short interview with Steve here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000s2g7

Around the 1 hour 05 minute mark. Thanks to Digital Mike for the 'heads up' on this.
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ROCKET MICK on 11/02/2021(UTC)
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#531 Posted : 12 February 2021 16:12:59(UTC)
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posting some images from the Duran Duran - Deluxe Rio boxset, and read this:

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sorry, actual page:

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"they will never be New Order in the critics eye, but they say just as much about the era".
good read.

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#532 Posted : 14 February 2021 02:40:59(UTC)
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Hooky appeared on Liz Kershaw's show yesterday (his 65th birthday):

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000s8mt

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ROCKET MICK on 24/02/2021(UTC)
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#533 Posted : 14 February 2021 06:05:48(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: perspexorange Go to Quoted Post
Hooky appeared on Liz Kershaw's show yesterday (his 65th birthday):

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000s8mt


I gave this a mention in Music For Pleasure because it features a Killing Division track. Exclusive!
But does anyone look at Music For Pleasure?
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ROCKET MICK on 24/02/2021(UTC)
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#534 Posted : 14 February 2021 07:58:18(UTC)
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Ah. I missed that.

I find myself forgetting to check there.

I haven't had chance to listen to this yet. Was there any mention that these Killing Division tracks will be released on CD?
I haven't ordered the vinyl, as I'm holding on for CD (much like I am with 'Be A Rebel').
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ROCKET MICK on 24/02/2021(UTC)
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#535 Posted : 28 February 2021 14:53:18(UTC)
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Dunno if this one got any mention here, but there's a 2018 BBC documentary on the story of dance(house?) music, featuring both Steve & Barney in a recent interview, plus what I suppose are archive interviews with Dave Haslam, Tony Wilson and Ben Kelly on episode 2:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YsYq3prcLo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgSyBcVuweA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTtPav_HWmY

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Lots of talents also interviewed... Moby, Frankie Knuckles, Kevorkian, Oakenfold, Steve 'Silk' Hurley, Derrick May, Carl Cox, Kevin Saunderson, Marshall Rogers, 808 State, S-Express etc. Worth it
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#536 Posted : 28 February 2021 16:41:46(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Mr. Disco Go to Quoted Post
Dunno if this one got any mention here, but there's a 2018 BBC documentary on the story of dance(house?) music, featuring both Steve & Barney in a recent interview...


Yes I rember Fotz and I discussing it here when it was first shown on BBC4.
I guess people without access to BBC4/iPlayer wouldn't have been able to see it. The first 2 episodes were enjoyable. The third one, not so much.
It's good that it's on YouTube, but I wonder if the BBC know?..
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#537 Posted : 02 March 2021 08:42:32(UTC)
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