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volume 3

Introducing volume 3, Bruce and Andrew play a song from England about cassettes, then a sendup from Severed Heads, before reflecting on the magazine's career to date and following up on Pel Mel, who had 'taken off' somewhat. Then we get the usual feast of interesting songs, some by artists still played today, others by artists less well known. There's a solo home recording by a member of Serious Young Insects (who had a hit with 'Trouble Understanding Words' around then). A Laughing Hands interview focuses on instruments and equipment. The highlight of the tape probably is the interview with Gang of Four about pop music.

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