|A1||–Ian Sommerville & William S. Burroughs||K-9 Was In Combat With The Alien Mind Screens||13:29|
|A2||–William S. Burroughs||Origin And Theory Of The Tape Cut-Ups||3:43|
|A3||–Brion Gysin||Recalling All Active Agents||1:25|
|A4||–Ian Sommerville & William S. Burroughs||Silver Smoke Of Dreams||4:50|
|B1||–William S. Burroughs||Junky Relations||2:56|
|B2||–Master Musicians Of Jajouka||Joujouka||1:30|
|B3||–William S. Burroughs||Curse Go Back||1:12|
|B4||–William S. Burroughs||Present Time Exercises||2:18|
|B5||–Master Musicians Of Jajouka||Joujouka||0:42|
|B6||–William S. Burroughs||Working With The Popular Forces||2:37|
|B7||–William S. Burroughs||Interview With Mr. Martin||2:59|
|B8||–Master Musicians Of Jajouka||Joujouka||1:26|
|B9||–Ian Sommerville||Sound Piece||2:14|
|B10||–Master Musicians Of Jajouka||Joujouka||2:39|
|B11||–William S. Burroughs||Burroughs Called The Law||1:34|
Track A2: From a lecture given by WSB at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa Institute, April 20, 1976.
Track A3: Excerpt from tape made in 1960 by Brion Gysin at BBC Studios in London, using BG's permutational technique.
Track A4: Tape made in early 1960's by Ian Sommerville and WSB, using the "drop-in" method.
Track B1: Excerpt from a radio talk by WSB in 1961 in London, "A Day in the Life of a Junky", tape courtesy of the University of Kansas Libraries.
Track B2: Excerpt from live tape made by WSB at the Joujouka Festival in the hills of Morocco with Ornette Coleman, January 18, 1973.
Track B3: From early 1960's tape, WSB chanting an anti-curse.
Track B4: Cassette work by WSB in London, ca. 1971, using radio, television, several tape recorders.
Track B6: WSB cut-ups with Dutch Schultz's last words and news texts, shortwave radio noise, mid-1960's, London.
Track B7: Excerpt, WSB performance at the ICA in London, February 28, 1963; tape courtesy of Gordon C.A. Craig.
Track B9: Produced By Ian Sommerville using the inching technique, 1960's?
Track B11: WSB routine recorded mid-1960's - dropping a dime on the Nova Mob; tape courtesy of the University of Kansas Libraries.
Archival reconstruction by Romana Recording Studios, Kansas, Summer 1986.
Acknowledgements to Peter Christopherson and Genesis P-Orridge, who early recognized the importance of this kind of tapes.
Thanks to Naropa Institute, the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas, the BBC, the ICA & Gordon Craig, London. Special thanks to James Grauerholz for his help in the completion of this record.
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