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Encyclopedia > Transmission (song)
"Transmission"
[[Image:{{{Cover}}}|200px|Single cover]]
Single by Joy Division
from the album '
Released 7" - October 1979
12" - December 1980
Format 7", 12"
Recorded
Genre Post punk
Length 3:36
Label Factory Records
Writer(s)
Producer(s) Martin Hannet
Chart positions
Professional reviews
Joy Division singles chronology
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"Transmission" was a single by post-punk band Joy Division, released on Factory Records in 1979. In music, a single is a short (usually ten minutes or less) record, usually featuring one or two tracks as A-side, often accompanied by several B-sides, usually remixes or other songs. ... Joy Division were a rock music band formed in 1977 in Manchester. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Post-punk was a musical movement beginning at the end of the 1970s, following on the heels of the initial punk rock explosion. For the more recent post-punk movement in rock music, see post-punk revival. ... A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and video recordings, on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... FAC 115: Factory Records Stationery (1984) Factory Records was a Manchester, England based independent record label, started in 1978 which featured several prominent musical acts, such as Joy Division, New Order, The Durutti Column, Happy Mondays, and (briefly) James and Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. ... A songwriter is someone who writes, in part or in full, the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ... Joy Division were a rock music band formed in 1977 in Manchester. ... Post punk generally refers to the particularly fertile and creative period following the initial punk rock explosion. During the first wave of punk, roughly spanning 1976-1983, bands such as The Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Ramones and The Damned began to challenge the current styles and conventions of rock... Joy Division were a rock music band formed in 1977 in Manchester. ... FAC 115: Factory Records Stationery (1984) Factory Records was a Manchester, England based independent record label, started in 1978 which featured several prominent musical acts, such as Joy Division, New Order, The Durutti Column, Happy Mondays, and (briefly) James and Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. ...

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Track listing

  1. "Transmission" – 3:36
  2. "Novelty" – 3:59

Releases

7" Vinyl (FAC 13)

Released October 1979.


Note: The 7" was re-released. The re-release has a smooth sleeve whereas the original version is textured.


12" Vinyl (FAC 13.12)

Released December 1980.


Note: The 12" was re-released. The re-release has a flat sleeve, whereas the image on the original is embossed.


 
 

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