joy division Archive

10 May 2008

Joy Division in Context

Last week, I announced the beginning of a new project: To start liking Joy Division (or at least figure out why people like them). So far, I’ve watched several documentaries on YouTube about them (they even have
4 May 2008

Imperfect Pitch: 5 Off-Key Songs and Musicians

So I have this off-pitch thing. Some call it a blessing, but I call it a curse. It’s the ability to detect within a quarter tone or so whether a voice or an instrument is not in
2 May 2008

Joy Division = Modern Art

I had a recent conversation with some friends who were trying to convince me that modern art was, indeed, art. Instead of a realistic depiction of a material object, modern art represented emotions and themes, and it’s