Convolutions of the Brain
Richard joined Donovan’s Brain in 1996 after the collapse of the Brain MK2. Richard and Ken Whaley stepped in to salvage the sessions which became Eclipse And Drebris.
You can expect to see the album and CD at the beginning of October.
Shambaholic is not a new Donovan’s Brain album. The fact that it is finally being released 20 years to the day after it was completed is purely coincidental. Shambaholic might have been the first Brain album, if the band were not so prolific. In the end the album was broken up into smaller pieces and most of it appeared on various Donovan’s Brain releases.
You can read more about it here.
The Brain are heard performing a new song, Bread Man Burning, and Snow In Miami which was was recorded in 1998 for Tiny Crustacean Light Show but never used.
The Nomads cover the unreleased Donovan’s Brain hot rod instrumental No Cops, Haul Ass.
You can read about the three years making of this new album on the History Page.
A video preview can be seen here.
Work on the follow up has already begun.
The Brain can also be heard on the Dwight Twilley Tribute album Twilley Won’t Mind, released in July 2014. .
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.
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…