Joy Division-Closer

I recently listened to Peter Hook’s ‘Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division’ and it made me fall in love with Joy Division again. They were one of the first bands I loved and they pretty much influenced every sound I went after. I’ve always thought Ian Curtis was a genius and the question of “what couldContinue reading “Joy Division-Closer”

Joy Division- Unknown Pleasures

Joy Division’s debut ‘Unknown Pleasures‘ is regarded by some as one of the best albums ever released. ¬†When I first heard it I was in awe of the sound and feel of the album largely down to Ian Curtis presence. I was brought to the album through comparisons people had made between the music ofContinue reading “Joy Division- Unknown Pleasures”

Nine Inch Nail- The Downward Spiral

Look, ‘The Downward Spiral’ has ‘Closer’, ‘March Of The Pigs’, ‘Hersey’, ‘Reptile’, ‘Piggy’ AND ‘Hurt’. That’s enough for most albums to be remembered 50 years down the line. The Downward Spiral has about five more tracks on par with these, so needless to say its special. This album sounds completely different to ‘Pretty Hate Machine’Continue reading “Nine Inch Nail- The Downward Spiral”