Book Soup & Spaceland Present An Evening with Peter Hook (Joy Division and New Order) in conversation with Moby!
In conversation with Moby!
Book Soup & Spaceland present an evening in conversation with, cofounder of Joy Division and New Order Peter Hook, as he presents his final installment of his internationally bestselling three-part memoir, in which he focuses on the 1980s New Wave and Dance Punk scene and the rise of one of the most influential bands of the Second British Invasion: New Order.
1980. Resurrected from the ashes of Joy Division after the suicide of its lead singer, Ian Curtis, New Order would become one most critically acclaimed and important bands of the decade and beyond. With their hits "Bizarre Love Triangle," "Perfect Kiss," and "Blue Monday" the biggest-selling 12-inch single of all time Peter Hook and company quickly rose to the top of the alternative music scene. Widely regarded as the godfathers of electronic dance music, their sound would influence Moby, The Chemical Brothers, The Postal Service, The Killers, and other acts that followed in their wake.
Hook tells the complete, unvarnished story of New Order’s founding and evolution; the band’s experiences in the New York City club scene and rapid rise to international fame, its impact on house music, techno, and rave; and its eventual rancorous dissolution. Full of Hook’s "gleefully profane" (Entertainment Weekly) humor and vivid, witty storytelling, Substance is the most important and certainly the most controversial part of his story, emanating with drugs, booze, and sex.
This event will take place at the Regent Theatre, 448 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90013. Doors open at 7:30pm, event starts at 8:30pm
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