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News: Remembering Ian Curtis

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On May 18th, 1980, a great light went out when musician, lead singer of Joy Division, Ian Curtis took his own life. Curtis suffered from epilepsy and was in a constant struggle against depression and with his death he both killed what his band could have become and created one of the most legendary groups in rock history.   To ... Read More »

Mad for Madchester

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If you’ve got a case of the Mondays, there’s only one sure cure: The Happy Mondays.   The Mondays were the bad-boy band at the center of the late 1980s “Madchester” scene — a trippy, dancy blend of music that was provided a cheery antidote to an earlier (and drearier) Manchester acts such as Joy Division, The Fall and The ... Read More »

Ask The Locals: Deloris

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Melbourne rockers Deloris are currently in the studio with a new line-up and a new sound. We’re eagerly awaiting the results, but in the meantime we chatted with the band’s singer/songwriter Marcus Teague about the state of the Australian scene. He gave us tons of insider tips — including his exhaustive guide to Melbourne’s venues and his picks for Australia’s ... Read More »

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