Shot In The Dark

by Mental Anguish

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Mental Anguish
Shot In The Dark
C60
HR13

Harsh Reality Music
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
released probably in 1984

Side A:
Famine
Bossman
Obscene
I Am The Angel
Face Down In The Dust
Death Of Stench

Side B:
Lonely Streets
Work
Fucked Up - Don't Know
Big Bug
Starving
So Many Diseases
Scotty Doesn't Live Here Anymore!

All instruments and vocals by Chris Phinney

Digital audio transcription by Hal McGee
May 23, 2014
from an original copy given to McGee from Phinney
Reissued online with the consent and authorization of Phinney.

Drum machine is a prominent sound on this cassette album, and you will also hear liberal use of delay effects on the instruments and vocals. I recall that Phinney used an Ibanez delay pedal; I don't remember the other delay pedal he used. Although there is no way of knowing for certain what synthesizers Phinney used on this album, during the course of the 1980s he used Korg Poly-800 (which sounds clearly in evidence here), Moog Prodigy, Moog Rogue, and ARP Axxe. He also used a sampler, but I'm not sure if he used it here or not. Recorded and created on a 4-track cassette recorder in Phinney's home in Memphis, Tennessee.

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released May 23, 2014

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