Hey, here’s Joy Division’s televised 1979 John Peel: In Session Tonight’s performance of “Transmission” as recreated with Playmobil toys and stop motion. Ian smiles more than usual.
There, I fixed it http://youtubedoubler.com/qGm9
Immense! All they need is a playmobil bass and it’d be perfect!
This isn’t from Peel Sessions, it was from the TV show Tony Wilson hosted.
I retract what I said, the beginning audio is from Tony Wilson, but they played Shadowplay on Tony Wilson’s show.
No, I think you’re right, Alan. The original performance is from another BBC program called “Something Else,” hosted by Tony Wilson. Looks like at some point the original footage — seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4pScqkaa6Y — was rebroadcast under the John Peel In Sessions banner, which is what the German guy used for the basis of his stop-motion animation piece. Regardless of origin, this Playmobil translation is amazing.
Careful, Playmobil Joy Division! A one-year-old who gets his little hands on that band will tear them apart…again.
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