Malpractice is a compilation of tracks originally released on fan-club-only cassettes, mostly consisting of covers and a smattering of re-recordings of previous Brain Surgeons tunes. Predictably, many of the covers are songs Albert Bouchard co-wrote while with Blue Öyster Cult; also covered are Hawkwind and the Minutemen (Mike Watt's "Tour Spiel," written about BÖC). It won't win any new fans, but devotees will enjoy tracks like the all-Spanish version of "Cities on Flame with Rock 'n' Roll" titled "Ciudades y Navidades," which segues from the original into a happy-holidays wish.
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AllMusic Review by Steve Huey