"Cantata no. 6 (Assistants of Assistants) in Varying Keys, Op. 25 for Three Electric Guitars, One Bass Guitar, One Drum Kit, One Tenor and Additional Voices Where Appropriate" is the sixth full-length concept album by lo-fi indie band Shorthand Phonetics.
This album narrates Hanabishi Hideaki's trials and tribulations within the year in his life in medicine after the American sabbatical he took graduating.
These 52 minutes of music roughly covers the 52 weeks within that year of his return to medicine.
released August 30, 2011
Copyleft 2011 Yes No Wave Music and Tsefula/Tsefuelha Records
Shorthand Phonetics is Ababil Ashari (vox, guitar, bass, programming)
All tracks by A. Ashari except track 1 by A. Ashari / T. Teravainen / V.L. Hidajat / J. Steele / S. Carradinni,
track 3 by A. Ashari / S. Budiharjo, track 4 and 8 by A. Ashari / S. Carradini, track 7 by A. Ashari / V. L. Hidajat
and track 9 and pt.2 of track 11 by A. Ashari / J. Steele
Cover art and booklet art were cropped and modified from a photograph entitled “11-08-09” by Dov Harrington
Back cover art was modified from the photograph entitled "Lab Coats" by Logan Ingalls
Both photographs are used under the Attribution 2.0 Generic Creative Commons License (CC BY 2.0)
Produced, mixed and mastered by Ababil Ashari
Recorded at Third Floor First Room Studios, Pasteur, Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia to a 2007 Hewlett-Packard Presario V3500
through a Labtec webcam mic in the month of July 2011.
Dedicated to my muse.