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Peter Hook: Substance

Few musicians have more of a signature sound, or personality, than Peter Hook. He was one of the founding members of Joy Division, pioneers of the post punk genre. When their lead singer Ian Curtis died on the eve of their first American Tour, the remaining members didn't mourn, within a week they'd reformed as New Order and proceeded to change the landscape of electronic music over the following decade. In this wide-ranging discussion, Hook talks about his time in both bands, plus playing classic New Order and Joy Division records with his band. The Light, and feuding with The Clash...over appetizers.

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