Brain On Tap (Full Length)

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Title : Brain On Tap
Release Date : July 27, 2012
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Format : CD

The debut full length release from NY Ska Powerhouse, The Pandemics! Arriving to rave reviews from some of the most genre relevant blogs/news sites and ravenous fans a like, Brain On Tap is a “stroll through some 60-odd years of ska music, containing well-approached songs for each period (and then some).” (Connor Maoil, 14 tracks of unabashed fun that will be sure to wear holes in the soles of even the most well padded dancing shoes!

1.) Intro (0:50)
2.) Brain On Tap (3:46) – Malone / Lo Bianco
3.) Chelsea (2:45) – Kennedy
4.) Movin (3:20) – Kennedy
5.) One Night Stand (3:33) – Malone
6.) Skaramanga (3:25) – Malone/The Pandemics
7.) Rhumba De Los Muertos (3:45) – Kennedy
8.) Hey You! (2:59) – Malone / Lo Bianco
9.) 15 Days (3:07) – Kennedy
10.) Living In Your Shadow (5:04) – Malone / The Pandemics
11.) Separate Parts (4:13) – Malone / ThePandemics
12.) Sleepy Sunday (New York City) (4:05) – Malone / The Pandemics
13.) Outro (0:50)
14.) HeMan Woman Hater’s Club (4:10) – Kennedy / Steiner / Chestnut / Schultz

Released 27 July 2012

Brain On Tap!


Lyrics on tracks 2, 5, 8, 10 & 12 by Chris Malone
Lyrics on track 4 by Greg Steiner
Lyrics on track 3 by Brian Kennedy
Lyrics on Track 9 by Chris Malone & Greg Steiner
Lyrics on Track 14 by Greg Steiner & Chris Schultz

The Pandemics Are:

Chris Malone – Trombone, Vocals
Greg Steiner – Bass, Vocals
Brian Kennedy – Guitar
CJ Dunaieff – Drums
Chris Chatterton – Trumpet
Chris Mandato – Trumpet
Paul Chestnut – Tenor Sax, Alto Sax
James Fulfaro – Baritone Sax

Additional Instrumentation / Guest Musicians:

Krystle Davis Williams: Vocals on track 7
Chris Schultz: Vocals on track 14
Eddie Torres: Auxiliary Percussion on tracks 5, 6 7, 11, 12 and 14
Jared Kaplan: Keyboards on tracks 4, 6, 8 and 12
Brian Kennedy: Keyboards on tracks 2, 3, 6, 12 and 14
CJ Dunaieff: Marimba on track 11

Lyrics available at
Tracked and Mixed by Jesse Litwa at Cellar Door Studios (Amityville, NY, USA)

Mastered by Mitch Rackin of Seaside Lounge Recording Studios (Brooklyn, NY, USA)

Interludes Written and Engineered by Greg Steiner at Wiseman Studios (New Rochelle, NY, USA)

Pandemics Management: Player 2 Entertainment
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Produced by Greg Steiner, Chris Malone, Brian Kennedy & Jesse Litwa

All songs Arranged by Brian Kennedy

Special Thanks to our families and close friends (you know who you are), Barbara Kennedy, Ed Kennedy, Frank Malabe, Katelyn Stoehr, Randy and Randi Dunaieff, Barbara Steiner, Tim Malone, Leigha Malone, Jason Schorr, Chris Schultz, The Nigerian Prince who left me $7.82 Million Dollars (Still waiting on that Haziz!!!), Krystle Davis- Williams, Eddie Torres, Jared Kaplan, Deidre Flood, Jesse Litwa, Mitch Rackin, Cole Vaccaro, Michael Anderston, Boston, Traves Myers, Lauren West, Andy Porta, Gosha & Tsubasa (ARIGATO GOZAIMASHITA!), Nell Mellon, Steve Pang, Surge and the Turntable.FM Crew, Nerds and Geeks everywhere, Eli Whitney and the Sound Machine, The Flying Spaghetti Monster, The Jukebox Romantics, Two Fisted Law, Uzuhi, American Pinup, Mustard Plug, Hub City Stompers, Flatfoot 56, Spider Nick and the Maddogs, Bigger Thomas, The Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, Charlie Mertens, Wendigo Productions NY, Otto’s Shrunken Head, The Bronx Underground, All those bands we played with that one time and it was totally awesome, All those bands who inspired us, The promoters who continue to take a chance on us, Everyone who comes to our shows, brings their friends and buys our stuff. We couldn’t do it without you!

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Album Artwork and Design by: Boston

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