Cracked Cranium

by Abner Malaty

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ABNER MALATY
Cracked Cranium
originally released on cassette in 1985
on the Cracked Cranium Cassettes label, CC 001

This online archival issue of the first cassette by Abner Malaty is fully authorized and approved by the artist, January 21, 2016.

The cassette is presented here as two audio files, one for each side of the cassette, according to the preference of the artist.

The original liner note card read as follows:

FLASH (cs01 yamaha portable synth., voice
WINDOW SHOW (cs01, guitar, voice
INSIDE THE SPHERE OF ZERO GRAVITY (cs01, guitar
TIME STANDS ALONE (guitar, voice
CLINICAL SMILES (guitar, bongos, voice
OUT OF SPACE (guitar, drum machine, voice
ITTY BITTY DITTY (cs01
ALONE (cs01,voice
PLASTIC DEMENSION (cs01, voice, guitar
IF (cs01, glass bowls, cowbells, frisbee, voice
BOUNCING OFF WALLS (cs01
MY NEW HOUSE (cs01, thai stick percussion, voice
TRAIN OF THOUGHT (guitar, voice
INSTAMENTALMUZIK (guitar, springs
SPASTIC JUNGLE LAUNDROMAT (guitar, kalimba, recorder, springs, washing machine, voice
JELLO RAIN (guitar

LOOK OUT (cs01, drum machine loop, voice, sax*
IN THE DISTANCE (cs01, drum machine loop, guitar
ONE MORE CHANT (guitar, chimes, voice, radio
WHY CARE (arp axe synth
CRICKETS (organ, drum machine, crickets
100 YEARS PAST DOOMSDAY (guitar, kalimba
LOOKING (toy organ, drum machine, voice
TAKEN FOR (cs01, guitar, voice
WORKING THE ICE FIELDS (assorted perc., guitar
GLISSANDO UG UG UG (guitar
3 MEN AND A SLUG (gutar, perc., voice
NIGHT SHIFT BLUES (guitar, voice
IT CIRCLES (cs01, guitar, voice
T.V. THEME INTRO (guitar, cs01
T.V. (cs01, voice, guitar
I DREAM (cs01, voice

all instruments ABNER MALATY
(except sax* played by G.E. Thomas)
recorded on a 4 track teac portastudio
all songs written by ABNER MALATY
© 1985
dolby on STEREO

Creamer House
Chesterfield, Indiana
USA

A shorter version (titled CRANIUM) was issued by EE Tapes in 1995.

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released January 22, 2016

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