Hellbent: A Conversation with New Order's Peter Hook

We sit down with New Order and Joy Division bassist to talk sex, drugs, money, and abuse in the wild ride that is his new book, 'Substance.'


The Meaning of Life, According to Bez

A few weeks back we met the Happy Mondays man in a Manchester hotel and life'll never be the same again


Hip-Hop, Shootings, and Squat Parties: The Untold Story of Manchester’s Street Soul Scene

“The Madchester stuff was a story being sold to the outside world. In Moss Side, Cheetham Hill, Whalley Range, and the rest of the inner city, it was all black music.”


PREMIERE: Here's Olsson's "Hold On" Featuring Mapei

The Swedes are in the house doing what they do best: POP! (Shouts out to the nips too!)


I Was the Haçienda's Resident Acid Dealer

Memories of the Madchester scene from the man who put the acid in Acid House.


From Gary to Molly: The Feminization of Ecstasy in Popular Culture

Tracing the relationship between gender and pills.


Brutalism Made Me Hardcore: an Interview with Modern Love’s Rainer Veil

"It's about seeing the materials as they are. Not beautifying things."