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Alternative TV: Vibing Up The Senile Man (Deptford Fun City Records)

Ian Birch, Melody Maker, 3 March 1979

WHEN MARK Perry gave up editing Sniffin' Glue, he started a band that has turned out to be a logical extension of the famous punkzine. Just as he commissioned unknown writers for the paper, so he set about recruiting unknown musicians for Alternative TV.

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