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15 alternative music stars who got their start working in record stores

Record stores are magical places. A good, well-stocked and curated record shop with a knowledgeable staff can influence tastes, expand horizons and serve as...
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10 Manchester bands who cranked up the punk in the late ’70s

In the ’70s, England had two great punk cities. Most across the planet thought London was the world’s only punk capital, completely ignoring the...
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The sleeves of these 25 old-school punk singles are as cool as the music

As recently established here, the 45 RPM record was the greatest medium for punk rock. It's compact, it's affordable and brevity's of essence—distill all...

Joy Division bandmates, family members upset over sale of Ian Curtis’ kitchen table on...

Late Joy Division singer Ian Curtis became the topic of music news this week, when his former kitchen table sold on eBay in the UK...

This Joy Division-inspired video game is sure to put a damper on your day

A video game designed to make you feel bad. That is precisely what creator Gordon Calleja is aiming for with Will Love Tear Us Apart, a...