disc a: Meat Beat Manifesto - Archive Things 1982-1988
disc b: Perennial Divide - Purged [img]
A1, A2, A8 were given away as free downloads from tapelab.org
A1-3: Recorded at Tudor Studios 1982
A4-11: Recorded at Shed Studio 1984-1987
A7-11: Original MBM demos recorded on Portsastudio 244 1986-1987
A12-15: Recorded at Drive Studios, Swindon UK 1989
B1-10 are the instrumental mix of the album Purge, recorded in 1986, remixed in 1988 but never released.
B14-15 are MBM remixes of the 12" Leathernecks, recorded and mixed at Slaughterhouse, Driffield UK, 1988.
"Prior to Meat Beat Manifesto there was Perennial Divide. Archive Things/Purged features unreleased tracks and instrumental versions from Perennial Divide. Also included are some of the original MBM demo tracks. Some of these tracks are 25 years old and never before available on CD. The original demos, to me, always had more bite than the actual first release. So here they are....." - Jack Dangers, San Francisco, 2007