While I'm at it, I might as well also add that right now I am loving v. much 'Tendency' by Battle, which blatantly rips off not just any old Peter Hook baseline from New Order, but very specifically that of 'What do you want from me' by Monaco, Hooky's short-lived New Order side-project (although it's actually a bit darker. And actually a bit, gasp, better.). It may be thoroughly derivative, but there could be a hundred New Order rip-off bands on the charts and all the critics screaming how unoriginal it all is and I would still be happy. Just as there cannot be too many mushrooms in a sauce (Try it: try and put too many mushrooms in a sauce. It can't be done.), there cannot be too many bands attempting to be New Order.
…just as there can't be too many bands attempting to be the Jam, a mon avis. Apropos of such an imitation, we find The Rifles, of Walthamstow, (not to be confused with the identically named and generally okayish Rifles of north