Clubbo Records > Clubbo: The REAL credits

Selected Artists

1962: Clipper Cowbridge

1963: The Swiss Invasion

1965: Marilyn Kaye

1969: The Fold

1970: Yorgi

1971: Devon Shire

1972: Sandee Saunders

1976: Rockfinger

1978: The Spooky Bunch

1979: Decoupage

1981: Bleep

1985: Tiger Love

1985: Laryssa Foxxx

1986: Smasher of Things

1987: Suthrn Cuzn

1989: ~pianogirl~

1990: Razorflesh

1995: Breaker Bear

1996: Action Plus

1998: J Lounge

2001: Eesk

2004: Lazarus Project

Clubbo: The REAL credits

Elise Malmberg [bio]: music, stories, Clubbo logo, creative direction, additional graphics

Joe Gore [bio]: music, stories, site design, additional graphics

Richie Leeds [bio] of BigWig Design: album art, band logos, artist photos

Looking for Clubbo’s business site for writing and music production? It’s here: www.clubbo.biz

If you like Clubbo and want more, check out the first 35 pages of Joe Gore’s novel, The Clubbo Story [PDF]. And sign up for our email list to get monthly updates on new artists.

Extra: 2005 EMP Pop Conference presentation on Clubbo Records [QuickTime, 36 MB, 18 minutes long] Presented at the Experience Music Project, Seattle, WA, April 16, 2005. Conference theme: “Music as Masquerade: Poseurs, Playas, and Beyond.”

Clubbo in the news

• The Telegraph: One of the top ten spoof websites.

• Yahoo! Picks: “Clubbo once boasted a stable of artists that serious students of pop culture just can’t ignore.”

• Spin: “An amazing rock website.”

• The Guardian: “A brilliant spoof….Godlike.”

• USA Today [Critics' Picks]: “Best Internet label: Clubbo. A half-century of the secret history of popular music unfolds before your ears.”

• NPR: “The best example yet of using the Web to tell a fictional story.”

• Slate: “A fake record label shows the way for online fiction.”

• Museum of Hoaxes: “One of the most elaborate, in-depth hoax websites I’ve ever come across. The attention to detail is astounding.”

Clubbo contributors

artists:
Aubrey Ankrum, Box Industries — The Spooky Bunch “animation” cell
Paul Haggard — Action Plus band photo, logo and album cover design; Eesk 2001 press photo
Cliff Skolnick — photo of lava lamp (detail) for Razorflesh Dermatitis Artefacta CD cover

musicians:
Batsy, Matthew Brubeck, Rob Burger, Pat Campbell, Jab, Jason Carmer, Ralph Carney, Katharine Chase, Sally Dana, Mark Eitzel, Zoë Ellis, Gary Floyd, Joe Gore, Amy Greacen, Carla Kihlstedt, Dave Kostiner, Rich Leeds, Elise Malmberg, Lilli Oldfield, David Phillips, Chuck Prophet, Dawn Richardson, James Rotondi, Brian Russell, Cliff Skolnick, Stella Soleil

photo models:
Paul Boutin, Lauren Clements, Alexandra Creighton, Sally Dana, Dusty DiMercurio, Amanda Duarte, Robert Glick, Amy Greacen, Chris Greacen, Dave Kostiner, Rich Leeds [and other members of Night Vision], Jared Miller, Brian Russell, Michael Tornatore, Liisa Turan, Steffanos X

special thanks:

Rodney Ascher, Ken Barnes, Kate Barrett, John Barry, Beth Bedsole, Paul Boutin, Cailin Boyle, Jason Carmer, Frank Davis, Cherie Davis, Nick Digilio, Martin G, Robert Glick, Amy Greacen, Andy Hermann, Yang Huang, Arline Klatte, Leora Kornfeld, Victor Krummenacher, Beth Lisick, Christina Noren, Ann Powers, Cliff Skolnick, Tommy Tompkins, Eric Tucker, Eric Weisbard, Clare Willis, Joe Wyka — and all our friends and family for putting up with us

Clubbo song credits

Action Plus
Lucky Pink
Words and music by Elise Malmberg
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Vocals and electronics: Elise Malmberg
Guitar, bass and electronics: Joe Gore
Drums: Dave Kostiner

I Think He Went to Prague
Words and music by Elise Malmberg
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Vocals: Elise Malmberg
Instruments and electronics: Joe Gore
Drums: Dave Kostiner

Ava & the Avalanches
Ski Baby Ski
Words by Elise Malmberg; music by Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Vocals: Elise Malmberg
Additional vocals: Joe Gore
Instruments and electronics: Joe Gore

Bleep
Rubber Lover
Words and music by Elise Malmberg
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Vocals and electronics: Elise Malmberg
Guitar and electronics: Joe Gore

Space Doors
Words and music by Elise Malmberg
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Vocals and electronics: Elise Malmberg
Guitar and electronics: Joe Gore

Breaker Bear

Log On
Words by Elise Malmberg; music by Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Vocals: Brian Russell
Additional vocals: Elise Malmberg
Instruments and electronics: Joe Gore
14.4Kbps modem solo: Cliff Skolnick

Clipper Cowbridge
Soda Pop Shop
Words and music by Joe Gore
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Vocals and baritone saxophone: Ralph Carney
Guitar, bass and electronics: Joe Gore

Decoupage
Black and White TV
Words by Elise Malmberg; music by Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Lead and backing vocals: Zoë Ellis, Lilli Oldfield
Additional backing vocals: Elise Malmberg
Guitar, bass and electronics: Joe Gore

Devon Shire
Azure Lady Nightingale
Words by Elise Malmberg; music by Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Vocals: Mark Eitzel
Guitar, bass and electronics: Joe Gore

Eesk
Ether” and “Lodestone
Words and music by Elise Malmberg
Produced by Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore
Vocals and electronics: Elise Malmberg
Guitar and bass: Joe Gore
Violin: Carla Kihlstedt
Cello: Matthew Brubeck
Trumpet: Jab
Electric piano: Rob Burger
Drums and percussion: Pat Campbell

The Fold
Into the Fold
Words and music by Elise Malmberg
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Vocals: Chuck Prophet
Guitar and electric piano: Joe Gore
Organ and “live” sound design: Elise Malmberg
Drums: Pat Campbell

J Lounge
Relax…Let Jesus Drive
Words and music by Elise Malmberg
Produced by Joe Gore
Lead vocals: Amy Greacen
Backing vocals, subliminals and electronics: Elise Malmberg
Electronics: Joe Gore
Incorporates a sample from “Airwaves,” ©1996 by Action Plus/Clubbo Records

Lazarus Project
Cyber Magnolia
Music by Joe Gore
Produced by Joe Gore
Guitar, bass, electronics and computer punch-cards: Joe Gore

We’ve Only Just Resumed
Words by Joe Gore; music by Joe Gore, Elise Malmberg and Sally Dana
Produced by Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore
Vocals: Sally Dana
Electronics and computer punch-cards: Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore

Marilyn Kaye
“Yeah Yeah No No No”
Words and music by Elise Malmberg
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg

1965 version: arranged by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Vocals: Elise Malmberg
Instruments and electronics: Joe Gore

1973 version: arranged by Joe Gore
Lead vocals: Amy Greacen
Backing vocals: Elise Malmberg
Instruments and electronics: Joe Gore

1985 version: arranged by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Lead vocals: Sally Dana
Backing vocals: Elise Malmberg and Sally Dana
Instruments and electronics: Joe Gore

1993 version: arranged by Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore
Voiceover and lead vocals: Sally Dana
Cat noises: Elise Malmberg and Sally Dana
Instruments and electronics: Joe Gore

~pianogirl~
Tarantula
Words by Elise Malmberg; music by Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Vocals: Stella Soleil
Instruments and electronics: Joe Gore

Razorflesh
Hellhog
Words by Elise Malmberg; music by Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Vocals and electronics: Elise Malmberg
Instruments and electronics: Joe Gore

Rockfinger
Feel It
Words by Elise Malmberg; music by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Lead and backing vocals: James Rotondi
Backing vocals: Elise Malmberg
Guitar, bass and electronics: Joe Gore

Sandee Saunders

Mornin’ Kind of Feelin’
Words by Elise Malmberg; music by Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Lead and backing vocals: Katharine Chase
Additional backing vocals: Elise Malmberg
Guitar, bass and electronics: Joe Gore
Pedal steel guitar: David Phillips
Handclaps: Jason Carmer and Joe Gore

Smasher of Things

The Rage of Baphomet
Words by Elise Malmberg; music by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Vocals: James Rotondi
Instruments and electronics: Joe Gore

The Spooky Bunch
Theme from The Spooky Bunch
Words and music by Elise Malmberg
Produced by Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore
Lead vocals: Rich Leeds
Backing vocals: Elise Malmberg and Amy Greacen
Guitar, bass and electronics: Joe Gore
Incorporates an excerpt from J.S. Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue for organ in D minor”

Suthrn Cuzn
Sonofabitch” and “Flyin’ High
Words by Elise Malmberg; music by Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Lead vocals: Gary Floyd
Backing vocals: Elise Malmberg
Guitar and bass: Joe Gore
Drums: Dawn Richardson

SOB NRG” (DJ Hellvetica remix)
Words by Elise Malmberg; music by Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore
Produced by Joe Gore
Lead vocals: Gary Floyd
Backing vocals: Elise Malmberg
Electronics: Joe Gore

Tiger Love
Feelingful Mood
Words and music by Elise Malmberg
Produced by Elise Malmberg and Joe Gore
Vocals and electronics: Elise Malmberg
Additional vocals: Batsy
Guitar and bass: Joe Gore

Yorgi
Hoedown Party,” “Konservnaya Kwela,” “Mood of Typhoon,” “The Old Cairo Casbah,” “Oye mi konservnaya banka montuno,” “Ritual of Ancestors,” “Tin Can Playa
Music by Joe Gore
Produced by Joe Gore and Elise Malmberg
Drums (“Mood of Typhoon”): Dave Kostiner
All other instruments and electronics: Joe Gore

Album cover art and logos for Bleep, Breaker Bear, Decoupage, Devon Shire, the Fold, J Lounge, Laryssa Foxxx, Lazarus Project, Marilyn Kaye, ~pianogirl~, Razorflesh, Rockfinger, Smasher of Things, The Spooky Bunch, Thingsmasher, Tiger Love and Yorgi; photography for Breaker Bear, Devon Shire, the Fold, J Lounge, Lazarus Project, Rockfinger, and Yorgi; the Kibblets for Cats and Spooky Bunch TV Guide graphics; and the Rockfinger Guitar Now! magazine cover and interview PDF: Richie Leeds. ©2004-2006 BigWig Design and Clubbo

The Spooky Bunch animation cell and Jule Day character: ©2004 Box Industries and Clubbo

All music, words and other graphics: ©2004-2010 Clubbo