[dropcap]Ceremony [/dropcap]time: New Order coming to our hometown is certainly something we wouldn’t dare to miss. Touring to support their latest album Music Complete, easily their best album since 1989’s Technique, the band made one stop at Tempodrom in Kreuzberg on November the 11th. Before the show, listening to the new album, instantly got hooked on glorious tracks like Plastic, Singularity and Tutti Frutti.
Around 6pm we took the Berlin public transport adventure and arrived at the huge circus tent like building to find ourselves surrounded by people of very different age groups – maybe a few people that likely have seen Joy Division when they played The Kant (Koma)Kino in Berlin over 35 years ago, or people that were there for Power, Corruption and Lies, and Lowlife in the mid 80s. We soaked in the atmosphere of the crowd attending the sold old show, and quickly grabbed a beer and placed ourselves in the center of the audience. (more…)