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Volume 3: early 1981

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. 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 is probably the interview with Gang of Four about pop music.

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  1. Excitement Pathetix - 'The Age Of The Fun Cassette'
  2. introduction
  3. Artificial Organs - 'Situation Normal'
  4. interview Laughing Hands
  5. 'Laughing Hands Truck'
  6. Mark White - 'Dream About Fun'
  7. AEIOU - 'Last Surfer'
  8. The Couch - 'By the Author of Psycho'
  9. interview with Gang of Four
  10. The Particles - '(Bits Of) Wood'
  11. outroduction