brainiac

The A.V. Club • June 2016

Historically innovative, Dayton produced the airplane, Zapp, the automobile starter motor, Guided By Voices, the cash register, and an unusual, unheralded band: Brainiac.

Pre-production for a new album was in motion when front-man Timmy Taylor died in a car accident on May 23, 1997. But the spirit of Taylor and Brainiac lives on as bands from The Mars Volta to Nine Inch Nails cite Brainiac as an influence.

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