Celebrating 40 Years of Joy Division’s
Unknown Pleasures



In honour of the 40th anniversary of Joy Division’s 1979 debut album Unknown Pleasures, four local musicians will be performing the full album from front to back. The supergroup Shadowplay includes members of Big Muff, Nobody Reads and Totem Nevada with Sue (vocals), Cri (bass), Nick (guitar) and Tobija (drums) and promise a hair-raising performance.

The iconic album sleeve was designed by Joy Division and Peter Saville and depicts 100 consecutive pulses from the pulsar CP 1919. A pulsar is the remnant after a dying sun collapses in on itself.

Thursday, 19 December 2019
Renée Bar, Klingental 18, 4058 Basel
Bar opens at 17:00, concert begins at 23:00
Free entry Pay what you want

From SBB --> Tram 8 (direction Weil) --> Kaserne



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8 November 2019 — Just finished mixing the eleven tracks that we plan to release in early 2020.

> Visit our YouTube channel



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19 July 2019 — We will be recording some demos in the beginning of August with our highly-skilled friends Treelove from Vienna!
The plan is to get out of the cave later this autumn for a concert with some of our new songs. Stay tuned!

In the meantime, check out these Treelove videos:
> Extrovertiert
> Schau was passiert



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Past shows
2018-09-15: Flatterschafft, Basel with Missling
2016-11-19: Kulturbeiz 113, Basel (Matinée Show)
2015-09-26: Kaschemme, Basel Derby-Grrls Benefit (Point of No Return/
            Hit Like a Girl Tour) with Könige kleiner Länder,
            Kalles Kaviar and Die Freilandkühe
2015-08-22: Klybeckfest with George and the Cube, Prekmurski Kavbojci
2014-12-20: Archiv, Lehenmattstrasse
2014-09-11: Kasko with Dr. Kuckkuck’s Labrador
2014-07-19: Café la Cuna, 40°C No Tattoo Tour
2013-10-18: Flatterschafft Opening Party with Räpetoire
2012-11-29: Café la Cuna Benefit Show with Puff Mountain
2012-03-23: Wedding Party, Ostquay with Big Pile of Bones
2010-10-15: Danny’s Birthday with Wild At Heart, Culturium
2009-11-xx: Wielandplatz Goodbye with Shilf und Big Pile of Bones
2009-03-29: Jägerhalle with Oh Well
2007-07-xx: Day Roof Party #3: Goodbye Mikie Party, Barfüsserplatz
2005-01-26: Wagenmeister with Gabardine (ZH)
2004-05-09: Klybeck-Genossenschaftsfest, Neue Kino
2003-xx-xx: Rialto Bar
2002-09-27: Bar Offen (ZH) with Honeyryder (ZH)
2002-xx-xx: Basta! Party, Sudhaus
2002-03-23: Volksdruckerei House Party
2000-11-xx: Little Muff Unplugged, Volksdruckerei
2001-08-18: Day Roof Party #2, Barfüsserplatz
2000-08-01: Day Roof Party #1, Barfüsserplatz



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Something to read
Steve Albini, 1993: The Problem with Music
Steve Albini, 2014: The Internet has Solved Music’s Problem
Steve Albini, 2016: I try to be an ally in feminism



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