• Hear Braniac's Previously Unheard Final Recordings On New The Predator Nominate EP

    11 days ago - By Stereogum

    There's quite a bit of lore surrounding Dayton, Ohio indie band Brainiac. Just as the group had wrapped a tour with Beck, recorded with Kim Deal, John Peel, and Steve Albini, and released three albums (1993's Smack Bunny Baby , 1994's Bonsai Superstar , and 1996's Hissing Pigs In Static Couture ), in 1997 lead singer Tim Taylor died suddenly in a horrible car accident, and the band broke up shortly thereafter. In 2019, a documentary called Brainiac: Transmissions After Zero reignited interest in the band, and now, 26 years after Taylor's death, the surviving members of Brainiac are...
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