The CD and vinyl editions of Turned Up Later are now available. Order now from Career Records. The vinyl set is now in stock. The Bobby Sutliff Benefit album and a tribute to the band The Records are now available. The tracks on these two compilations were recorded during the album sessions. A video preview can be seen here.
The new album is titled Turned Up Later. It is released as a 12 song CD and a 13 song extended album. You can read about the three years making of this new album on the History Page. Work on the follow up has already begun. A split EP with The Nomads is currently being prepared for release at the end of the summer of 2014. Watch for details. The Brain can also be heard on the Dwight Twilley Tribute album Twilley Won't Mind, released in July 2014
The one constant since the inception of Donovan's Brain has been instigator, Ron Sanchez. The Donovan's Brain universe has expanded to include a star cluster of talent. The current recording group is staffed by Deniz Tek (Radio Birdman) and Bobby Sutliff (The Windbreakers), Tony Miller (Ideal Free Distribution), bassist Bob Brown (Deniz Tek Group), drummer Ric Parnell (Spinal Tap, Atomic Rooster), and Scott Sutherland (Model Rockets). Over the past 17 years, Donovan's Brain has been joined in the studio and on stage by many of our friends: Jason Lytle, The Young Fresh Fellows, Matt Piucci (Rain Parade) and members of The Posies, Help Yourself, Man, The Idle Race, Plummet Airlines, and the Nomads. Donovan's Brain also serve as the Career Records house band, having recorded with Deniz Tek, Angie Pepper, Roy Loney, The Plaintiffs, Penny Ikinger and Richard Booth.
This Montana based recording workshop was formed as a reply to the "anyone can start a band" philosophy found in the mid 80's local Bozeman music scene. Donovan's Brain first entered your consciousness in 1994
when they appeared on the premier edition of the Hit The Hay compilations. The path the band has followed over the next two decades has been as complex and unexpected, much like the modern psychedelic sounds they create.
Fires Which Burnt Brightly, the sixth full album from Donovan's Brain, was released on October 20, 2009. You can read reviews here
A trip around this site will reveal some of the answers you might be looking for about Donovan's Brain. If you landed here looking to purchase any Donovan's Brain music, the Discography Pages now have a link to the Career Shop, the best place to buy all the Brain CD and vinyl releases. You will find links to iTunes and CD Baby when you arrive at the store. You might want to visit the Career Records site for news and updates about the Donovan's Brain and all Career artists and our friends...
6 July, 2014 10:20 AM