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The Hacienda

How Not to Run a Club

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The Hacienda by Peter Hook
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The acclaimed and wildly outlandish inside account of England's most notorious music club, The Hacienda, from Peter Hook, the New York Times bestselling author of Unknown Pleasures and co-founder of Joy Division and New Order--a story of music, gangsters, drugs, and violence, available for the first time in the United States. During the 1980s, The Hacienda would become one of the most famous venues in the history of clubbing--a celebrated cultural watershed alongside Studio 54, CBGBS, and The Whiskey--until its tragic demise. Founded by New Order and Factory Records, The Hacienda hosted gigs by such legendary acts as the Stone Roses, the Smiths, Bauhaus, Grandmaster Flash, Run DMC, Kurtis Blow, and Happy Mondays; gave birth to the "Madchester" scene; became the cathedral for acid house; and laid the tracks for rave culture and today's electronic dance music. But over the course of its fifteen-year run, "Madchester" descended into "Gunchester" as gangs, drugs, greed, and a hostile police force decimated the dream. Told in Hook's uproarious and uncompromising voice, The Hacienda is a funny, horrifying, and outlandish story of success, idealism, naivete, and greed--of an incredible time and place that would change the face and sound of modern music. The Hacienda includes 32 photographs in 16-page four-color insert.

Author Biography

Peter Hook was born in Salford, England, in 1956. He was a founding member of Joy Division and New Order, and now tours both bands' music with his new group, Peter Hook and the Light. He also DJs, promoting Fac 51 and The Hacienda Classical concerts around the world. He lives in Cheshire, England, with his wife, Rebecca, and children, Heather, Jack, and Jessica, and their dogs, Wilma and Bo.
Release date NZ
April 22nd, 2014
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Plates, color; Plates, black and white
Imprint
It Books
Pages
347
Dimensions
150x226x30
ISBN-13
9780062307958
Product ID
21698079

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