Auricle AMCDR 258 47'11" CD-R £8.00 + p&p
Recorded at Old Chapel Studios, Holbeck, Leeds
© Poultry Productions 1993, but never properly released before.
License: Richard Errington.
Digital transfer in 2007, and final remaster February 2017 by Alan Freeman at
Original cassette cover art by: Mackeral.
Auto-Kranial image from a cartoon mock review in Audion magazine (issue #16,
October 1990) by Mackeral 'Rub It' Cloth and Risotto Drake Erogenous.
Design and layout by Xylem.
Ashley Clarke: drums, bass.
Michael Clough: bass, effects, vocals.
Alan Dawson: bass, effects.
Ever since I first got this tape I always pictured in my mind that hilarious comic
strip in Audion magazine. Of course AMA II were not Auto-Kranial, they were
not "Kraut-rock legends" but an obscure new incarnation of the band
formerly known as AMA (from Yorkshire, featuring two members of Rancid
Now AMA II with a new member: one Alan Dawson, and with a new concept: all
basses (no lead guitar) they unleashed what was their craziest and heaviest
release ever. But this was no normal heavy rock, but pure self-indulgent
excessive jamming, which is no bad thing - and is almost certainly the reason
for the original cover art and questionable track titles! Fans of old Guru
Guru, Spacebox, Faust and Nekropolis take note. Turn the volume up and let
First edition of 20 numbered copies - released 3/5/2017
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