alternative t' television - back to sing for free
the few people to find this page will be rather familiar with alternative t' television & mark perry. but here is a little aspect of their career you might not have been aware of: before claiming world domination as ATV or Alternative TV they contributed to a copyleft compilation of tracks by artists who exclusively played at free concerts, in re-communized houses or other revolutionary happenings...
Alternative T.V. (sic!!) in these times used to tour with the here&now band and were obviously fascinated by these experimental hippies. so they gave away this 10 minute rehearsal recording, that to my ears -though it was released in 1979- sounds like an out-take of thee industrial session in april 1977: thee noise of mark p. and alex fergusson assisted by genesis p-orridge and chris carter, may be.....
below is the cover of the cassette, a track listing, "terrified of dogs" and an additional bonus track.
F.O. 001 back to sing for free - various
Dick Heley - Void Burstin
Alternative TV - Terrified Of Dogs
Alternative TV - Cold Rain (demo)
Wilful Damage - You Hang At
more information about fuck off records can be
more about atv etc is here.