What happened to Martin Hannett?

What happened to Martin Hannett?

After Factory, Hannett’s career declined due to his heavy use of alcohol and drugs, especially heroin; his weight eventually reached 26 stone (165 kilograms, 364 pounds). Hannett died on 18 April 1991 at the age of 42 in Manchester, as a result of heart failure.

How did Joy Division get their sound?

Sumner and Hook formed the band after attending a Sex Pistols concert. While Joy Division’s first recordings were heavily influenced by early punk, they soon developed a sparse sound and style that made them one of the pioneers of the post-punk movement.

Why is the album called Unknown Pleasures?

Back in the pre-internet days, information about Joy Division was sparse: the band’s names did not appear on the record and there was no way any photos of the musicians would appear on a sleeve. An air of mystery grew up around the Unknown Pleasures cover.

Did Joy Division use synths?

Re: Synths used in Joy Division’s In a Lonely Place & other For the album “Closer”, which was recorded around the same time as In A Lonely Place, they used an ARP Omni II, Powertran transcendent 2000 mono-synth plus little bits of ARP 2600 (courtesy of producer Martin Hannett) and a Melodica.

Who founded Factory Records?

Tony Wilson
Martin HannettRob GrettonAlan Erasmus
Factory Records/Founders

Tony Wilson, punk rock and the gig that started it it all Born in Salford and educated at Cambridge University, Factory Records founder Tony Wilson made waves in the mid-to-late 70s as the host of So It Goes, one of the few regional arts and culture television programmes to champion the UK’s punk rock movement.

Where is Martin Hannett buried?

Southern Cemetery, Manchester, United KingdomMartin Hannett / Place of burial

Who is Ian Curtis daughter?

Natalie CurtisIan Curtis / Daughter
He didn’t immediately recognise her, but it was Natalie Curtis – the daughter of Joy Division’s late lead singer Ian.

Who played synth in Joy Division?

Peter Hook

Peter Hook
Instruments Bass guitar vocals electronic drums synthesizer guitar melodica
Years active 1976–present
Labels Factory London Warner Bros. Polydor Haçienda 24 Hour Service Station
Associated acts Joy Division New Order Ad Infinitum Monaco Revenge Freebass Peter Hook and the Light Man Ray