Joe started working with Mancunian poet Mike Garry
in the summer of 2013. They went into in the studio
to record a new version of Mike's legendary eulogy
to Anthony H Wilson, with music arrangements
inspired by New Order's 'Your Silent Face'. The
promo was played by New Order at their Jodrell
Bank gig shortly afterwards and went on to be
releasedon Skinny Dog Records raiding funds for
The Christie Charitable Trust. .
At Festival Number 6 the pair performed a 20 minute
set called 'Psalms For The Dead' which included
tributes to Wilson, Luna Bliss and Bryan Glancy.
in 2014 Joe & Mike were invited to perform St
Anthony at Carnegie Hall New York for the Tibet
House US Annual Fundraiser by Bernard Sumer and
composer Philip Glass. They joined the New Order
set performing alongside Bernard, Phil and Tom from
the band, Philip on piano and a guest appearance
by Iggy Pop.