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...hang the dj

...hang the dj is a music blog. Old school, shoegaze, psych, and darkwave are featured genres.

Legal disclaimer: This blog is my personal, independent website. It is not affiliated with Bell Media, nor does it represents the thoughts, opinions, desires, etc of Bell Media

For music submissions, press releases, or questions/concerns:

hangthedjmag (at) gmail.com

Or hit me up on Twitter: @CristinaRocks

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2012/09/12

Music fans in the Detroit area probably know who Hobey Echlin is - back in the 1990's Echlin played bass in the brilliant shoegazey band Majesty Crush (listen to Majesty Crush here and purchase here).  After disbanding, the members of Majesty Crush went their separate ways and Echlin moved out west to focus on a career in journalism.  Which brings us to this awesome video...

Earlier today Echlin dug into his interview archives and uploaded partial video of his 2001 visit with New Order in Manchester.  For the interview, Echlin drove out to drummer Stephen Morris' countryside home and met up with New Order.  Though the actual interview video hasn't been posted (Echlin promises he'll upload clips of the interview soon), he did post some awesome footage of himself playing "Love Will Tear Us Apart" on Peter Hook's bass, IN FRONT OF PETER HOOK HIMSELF.  Hilarity ensues when Hooky tells him he's doing it wrong, then takes the bass and schools him.  Watch the awesomeness unfold below: