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The Vinyl Guide

If you like records, just starting a collection or are an uber-nerd with a house-full of vinyl, this is the podcast for you. Nate Goyer is The Vinyl Guide and discusses all things music and record-related. Nate is a 40+ year vinyl collector, owns some of the most highly desired titles and enjoys them thoroughly. The Vinyl Guide is his journey through the history of music to speak with the artists and technicians who made music history and get the stories behind the records.

Sep 4, 2023

Peter Hook shares stories & anecdotes about the rare records & recordings of Joy Division, the artwork of "Unknown Pleasures", unheard Joy Division tapes, Sex Pistols Manchester Free Trade Hall show & more.

  • Peter is recovering from Covid
  • New Order Substance was made for Tony Wilson’s car
  • Burying grief immediately after Ian Curtis’ death
  • Band-financing “An Ideal for Living” record
  • The 45 single sounded dreadful
  • New Order didn’t want to play Joy Division
  • The popularity of Joy Division so many years later
  • What could have been on Joy Division’s 3rd LP
  • Did Ian hear or see the "Closer" album package?
  • The band’s music activity in the days after Ian’s death
  • What was the plan for “An Ideal for Living”?
  • Changes for “An Ideal For Living” 12” repress
  • Band changing name from “Warsaw” to “Joy Division”
  • FAC-02 compilation & other early records
  • “Licht Und Blindheit” single from France
  • Band involvement with record artwork
  • The image for “Unknown Pleasures” artwork
  • The popularity of “Unknown Pleasures” artwork / Disney
  • The fractures within the band members in later years
  • Status of Joy Division master tapes
  • Additional/unheard Joy Division music
  • Ian Curtis’ daughter & personal mementos
  • Ticket stubs from the Sex Pistols Manchester show
  • Memories of the Sex Pistols Free Trade Hall show
  • Buying his 1st bass guitar
  • When the Sex Pistols returned to Manchester
  • Did Peter’s parents ever see him play live?
  • The runout groove of FAC-40 – Joy Division “Still”
  • Interview wrapup

Peter Hook & the Light play Joy Division & New Order "Substance" Albums - Tour Dates

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