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Playmobil Figurines Perform Joy Division's "Transmission"

by Joseph Fisher

11 February 2011

 

That pesky Pitchfork website scooped us with this story, but hey, something this cool warrants repeating. Watch below as Joy Division’s performance of “Transmission” on the show Something Else is revamped by Playmobil figurines. 

Now, I know everyone’s a critic and all, but my drum teacher always taught me that good drumming comes from the wrists, not the arms. Oh well, I’m not a famous musician—or a Playmobil figurine—so what do I know?

 

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