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Disc 4:
390° of Simulated Stereo, Vol. 2


Vocal Liner Notes (:56)
Theatre 140, 5/5/78 (:07)
Real World (4:32)
Laughing (5:19)
Street Waves (4:30)
Humor Me (3:08)
Over My Head (5:00)
Sentimental Journey (8:49)
Life Stinks (3:13)
My Dark Ages (5:30)

C. Teatro Medica, 3/3/81 (:11)
The Modern Dance (3:40)
Codex (3:24)
Ubu Dance Party (3:57)
Big Ed's Used Farms (3:27)
Real World (2:46)
Birdies (2:15)

Running Time is 60:59.

All songs written by Pere Ubu except "Life Stinks" (Laughner).
© 1976-1982 Ubu Projex BMI.


Ubu Accounts Procedures:
dated 11/13/88, amended 09/07/95


  1. In principle, & as a goal, per diems will be paid by the week & in advance each Sunday. This certainly will be the case in America.
  2. Payment of wages on a regular & weekly basis is the goal. Sunday will be payday for the week passed. Cash flow undoubtedly will determine the practicality of this plan.
  3. Payment of advances on salary, if weekly wage payments are up to date, will be paid only if it's convenient for Accounts.
  4. Floats will be reconciled weekly & on Sundays.


  1. Each person is responsible for his own hotel 'extras' (personal telephone charges, room service, etc.), including any bills normally reimbursed from Accounts. Extras should be paid at least 30 minutes before departure time to allow the Road Manager to settle up the group's hotel account with a minimum of confusion.
  2. If the bus departure time from the hotel is set for 9 am this means that all musicians & road personnel should on the bus for that time. Paying extras, eating breakfast, all things must be accomplished before that time.
  3. When flying with the entire band & equipment, check-in times at the airport are as follows: no later than two hours for international flights, and 90 minutes for domestic flights.
  4. It is the individual's responsibility to know departure times and showtimes.


  1. A single invoice must not demand reimbursement from more than one project and each demand must be clearly identified as to which project it's being directed.
  2. Receipts must be submitted. It is the responsibility of the individual to obtain receipts. No tickee no takee.


  1. Payment is based on a seven day week. Partial weeks are paid according to the formula: x/7 multiplied by the weekly fee. The first day of the first week begins the authorized day of departure from place of residence. The last day of the last full or partial week paid is the day of return to place of residence according to the Tour Schedule.
  2. If a musician or road technician "leaves the tour" all travel/hotel costs incurred by that individual during such time are the sole responsibility of that individual. This includes any & all costs incurred because of unexpected changes in the tour itinerary, cancellations, breakdowns, etc. "Leaving the tour" means the making of independent travel or accommodation plans. See the specific protocol.
      If a musician or road technician joins an Ubu tour from another tour, or leaves an Ubu tour for another tour, then only half the relevant travel costs are payable by Ubu Projex. The same principle applies to recording sessions. In no case will Ubu Projex pay travel costs exceeding the amount it would have paid had such individual traveled to or from his place of residence.

      For the purposes of Ubu Accounts a person is allowed only one place of residence.

  3. As a rule, the English pound is the official currency of non-US tours. The Tour Accountant is not responsible for providing local currencies for personal needs. This is the sole responsibility of the individual. From time to time he may offer the service as a matter of convenience. In such case, the rate at which he will offer the exchange is the London bank rate. That rate is determined by the best rate available in London.
      From time to time a wage & per diem rate will be set. The rate will consist of two figures, one in pounds & one in dollars. The pound to dollar conversion will reflect the exchange rate going at the time of budgeting for a particular project. Once set the rate pertains through the course of the project regardless of subsequent exchange rate fluctuations.

      If a project is budgeted in dollars then individuals are paid dollars. If a project is budgeted in pounds then individuals are paid pounds or pound equivalents in foreign currencies.

  4. Where possible, musicians & road technicians will be paid in home currency but only if such currency is in the possession of the Tour Accountant. If convenient, Ubu Projex will act as banker at the end of a tour to effect currency exchanges. No such exchange will be made or authorized, however, until tour accounts have been completed & an analysis of the practicality of making such an exchange undertaken. This minimizes cross accounting & ensures that such currency exchanges do not cause cash flow problems or unnecessary partnership conversions.
      Ubu Projex will happily convert pounds to $s at the best possible rate (it's always better to do this in London and not in the US!) on the last day of the tour - but it is your responsibility to co-ordinate this with UP. This is outside the tour budget (you give me cash currency I give you $s). Very important: Avoid exchanging any foreign currency in the US.

      Avoid having excesses of non pounds (francs and marks etc) as you lose on the exchange rate if you convert in London to $s. Most coins are NOT exchangeable.

      Often the best idea is to exchange pocket money at borders. This is the only guaranteed place to exchange coins. Avoid double exchanges. If you're on the German side of the German-Danish border and you want to exchange krone for Belgian francs then the border bank will first exchange it to dmarks and then the dmarks to Belgian francs, taking a commission each time.


See separate protocol.

Addendum dated 09/08/95...

At 12:32 pm 9/7/95, MR STEVEN A MEHLMAN wrote:

>what are floats?

A float is a chunk of money put into someone's care for the purpose of paying expenses. For example: two vehicles. Tour manager in one, road crew or band member in the other, each has a float to take care of expenses. At the end of a period of time, accounts are settled. Receipts and balance of cash handed over.

>you mentioned cabs, are we really to be reimbur. for cabs?

If you are instructed to take a cab for the purposes of the tour, then, yes. Personal use for convenience, no.

>what can we be reimbu. for?

Authorized expenses that involve the function of the tour is the short answer.