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Brainiac formed in Dayton, Ohio in 1992 with vocalist and keyboard (particularly Moog synthesizers) player Tim Taylor, bassist Juan Monasterio, guitarist Michelle Bodine and drummer Tyler Trent.

After a couple of singles, they released their first album, Smack Bunny Baby on Grass Records in 1993. Bonsai Superstar, now with John Schmersal on guitar in place of Bodine (who went on to form O-matic), followed the next year. In 1995 they played on the Lollapalooza side stage. They joined Touch and… read more

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  • i'm gonna cry
  • "I think I remember that MTV interview. Someone must have archived it, surely? BTW, it's taken me until the other month to finally GET Brainiac and now I think they're perfection!" Fuck that wasn't MTV, it was JBTV or some shit. I miss watching that interview ;(
  • I uploaded some demos and rarities on jew tube peeps:
  • Brainiac keeps me sane
  • They are more than I ever thought
  • Awesome band. Shame that they were so short-lived and unrecognized, even to this day.
  • Unique and sorely missed.
  • Oh my goodness, I love everything about this.
  • Their short-lived career is one of music's great tragedies.
  • BRAINICAC make ur brain wanna smoke that dry kush #allday make way for CADEN MORAN

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