Tellus #3 (1984)
- Kirby Malone - Excerpts from Dobbelganger, a performance by Impossible Theater
Dobbelganger Theme, Secret Service, Ed Hyde Here, Ex-Secvet Service, I am a Little GirI. Composed and performed by Bob Boden on the Synclaver II. Words and music by Kirby Malone. Produced by the Impossible Theater at No-Evil Multi-Media Studio (Washington D.C.) and GRC Recording Studio (Baltimore).
- Jim Farmer - You Look Lovely in the Moonlight
Jim Farmer: composer, guitar and vocals, Craig Gillis: bass, Scott Gillis: guitar, Mike Bednarski: drums, Dana Vlcher: saxes.
- Christopher Knowles - Tell it Like it Is.
- Disband - The Sad Song
Ilona Granet, Martha Wilson, Ingrid Sischy, Donna Henes: vocals 1980. Produced at the ZBS Foundation Residency. Rome Baran, sound engineer.
- Chain Gang - Night Plantation
Ricky Luanda: vocals, synthesizer, Larry Gee: guitar, Ted Twist: bass, Phil Von Rome: drums.
- Gregory Whltehead - Only a Rash Wound
An audiotape narrowcast assembled by Gregory Whitehead.
- Daniel Shklalr - Bonded Lead
DX-7 and drumlator programed and played by the composer.
- Bruce Tovaky - Moleman, a video soundtrack
Publison, Lexicon PCM 41 and 42 Digital Delays, Roland Clap Box. All instrumentation by Bruce Tovsky.
- Wolfgang Staehle and Steve Pollack - Voice of the President
From a soundtrack for a video by Walfgang Staehle. Instrumentation by Steve Pollack.
- Isaac Jackson - Excerpts from Messages
A live radio program hosted by Isaac Jackson on WBAI-FM. This program was aired September 20, 1982, guests and music include A-One, Toxic, Chuck Arbitrator Koor, Jean Michel Basquiat, Ramm-ell-zee. Edited by Joseph Nechvatal.
- Cardboard Air Band - The Thermidor
Lyrics by Alan Moore. Vocals: Ellen Cooper, Becky Howland and Kiki Smith.
- John Shirley and Sync 66 - Mating Probabifity Index
John Shirley: lyrics and vocals, Sync 66: sound effects.
- Tim Schellenbeum - Tarantela
Based on a version of the traditional by Joseph Recuero. David Linton: percussion and piano, Jeanette Riedel: violin, Tim Schellenbaum: mouth harp and percussion. Commissioned by Jill Kroesen for Lou's Dream.
- The Tlnklers and We Are They Who Ache with Amorous Love - Don't Put Your Fingers in the Fan
The Tinklers: Charles Brohawn and Chris Maison, vocals and lyrics. We Are They Who Ache with Amorous Love: John Dreyfuss, Margie Dreyfuss, David Fair, JAD Fair and Mark Jinkling.
- Boom - Spy
Jennifer Mitchell: piano, synthesizer, Dean Andrew Papalardo: percussion, Micky Ega: synthesizer, Peter Ily Hvemer: tapes.
- Brian Reinbolt - Switched Thing
A product of experiments with gating recorded sounds to produce rhythms. Industrial and radio sourcetapes were used for the version. Rhythms were programed on an AIM 65 computer clocked by a synthesizer.
- Wharton Tiers - Great Awakening
A soundtrack for the video Garden Light. Recorded with Korg Poly 61 synthesizer. Wharton also writes pop songs for the group Glorious Strangers.
Edited for UbuWeb by Steve McLaughlin
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Thanks to Collaborative Projects (COLAB), PAS, Gerald Lindahl and the artists.
Copyright 1984. All rights revert to the artist. Submissions must be accompanied by a stamped self addressed envelope.
Cover photo: Erik Kualszik
Contributing Editors for this issue: Brad Balfour, Rhys Chatham, Isaac Jackson, Gretchen Langheld, Kirby Malone, Tom Paine and Gregory Whitehead. Publishers/Editors: Claudia Gould, Joseph Nechvatal, Carol Parkinson