Celebrating Martin Hannett

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013
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Celebrating Martin Hannett

Today we celebrate the late Martin Hannett, known for lending his trademark sound on the production behind Joy Division's UNKOWN PLEASURES and CLOSER. He also worked with many recording acts from Manchester including The Smiths, New Order, and Happy Mondays. Here is "Love Will Tear Us Apart" by Joy Division which features Hannett's distinctive electronica/punk influences, repetitive melodic phrasing and extensive vamping: