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Joy Division "Transmission" Recreated In Stop-Motion Animation [VIDEO]

Using Playmobil toys, someone with a lot of spare time on their hands recreates this John Peel Sessions performance shot for shot.
February 10, 2011, 4:51pm

We love stop motion animation in all its forms but especially when it involves Playmobil or Legos, and even more so when it’s of Joy Division’s live television performance of “Transmission.” German YouTube user, SoftwareDR, claims that this is his first attempt at stop motion animation, which is impressive considering the shot for shot precision he brings to this recreation. Right down to Ian Curtis’s awkward dance moves.

Compare the original TV appearance below with the animated version above.