Legendary New Order and Joy Division bassist Peter Hook remains energetically devoted to music, rock and roll and good times, whether with his new band, The Light, DJ’ing throughout the globe with FAC 51 The Haçienda and as himself, or as an author, having now written books on both his experiences with The Haçienda and his bands, Joy Division and New Order. He is credited with instilling the importance of rhythm in punk rock, helping to inspire a generation of dance-oriented new wave bands.

His been-there, seen-more-than-it all thirty years in the business has seen Hooky bass playing saw him redefine the role and inspire countless young bassists across seminal classics such as “Love Will Tear Us Apart”, “Atmosphere”, “Ceremony”, “Thieves Like Us”, “Regret” and more. Also having been portrayed in two major films “24 Hour Party People” and “Control”, aside from this the influence of New Order, Joy Division, New Order and Factory Records continue to be name-checked by innumerable modern bands, such as The Killers, White Lies, The Enemy, The Chemical Brothers and Hot Chip.

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