Post-punk.com has started releasing a series of music-related animations, starting with the story of the artwork for Unknown Pleasures from Joy Division. The cover features 100 consecutive pulses of a pulsar known as CP1919 in the constellation of Vulpecula. Drummer Stephen Morris found it in an astronomy textbook and showed it to Factory design man Peter Saville. The rest, as you’ll see, is music (and astronomical) history.
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