Poet/essayist Sarah Nichols brings us New Order's 1989 release, 'Technique'.
Poet/essayist Sarah Nichols brings us a band/record that has lived in her psyche for 30+ years: New Order's 1989 release, 'Technique'. Born from the ashes of Joy Division after singer Ian Curtis' suicide, New Order's integration of post-punk with electronic and dance music reached it's peak on this, their final studio album for Factory Records.
Songs featured in this episode: World In Motion - New Order; Vanishing Point - Peter Hook & The Light; What Have I Done To Deserve This? - Pet Shop Boys; Dreams Never End, Fine Time, All The Way, Love Less, Round & Round, Guilty Partner, Run, Mr. Disco, Vanishing Point, Dream Attack - New Order; Transmission - Joy Division; Thieves Like Us - New Order, Lovesong - The Cure; Leaving On A Jet Plane - John Denver
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Sarah Nichols is a poet and essayist living in Connecticut. She is the author of ten chapbooks, including Press Play for Heartbreak (Paper Nautilus Press, 2021), and Hexenhaus (Milk and Cake Press, 2020.) A 2021 Best of the Net nominee, she writes frequently on the intersection of personal memory and pop culture.