Blue Monday performed with obsolete instruments

This "olden style" rendition of the New Order classic Blue Monday uses only instruments available in the 1930s. Performed by Orkestra Obsolete, it features a theremin, a musical saw, a hammered dulcimer, a zither, and singing glasses.[BBC via Open Culture] Read the rest

San Francisco: Peter Hook (Joy Division, New Order) to be interviewed live by David Pescovitz

On January 31, 2013, legendary bassist Peter Hook (Joy Division, New Order) will appear at the SF JCC in an interview with Boing Boing's David Pescovitz.