Brad Laner - Micro-Awakenings
Label Drawing Room Records
Brad Laner is an American musician and record producer best known for his work with the shoegaze band Medicine, which he founded and leads.
Prior to Medicine, Laner was involved in avant-improv bands such as Debt of Nature, Steaming Coils, which included members of Los Angeles Free Music Society, Amnesia, and most notably the experimental tribal post-punk outfit Savage Republic. He publicly began his extraordinary story in 7th grade playing bass in an all kid band on television with The Captain and Tennille (yes, you read correctly).
Additionally, Laner is an active solo artist, recording under the moniker Electric Company as well as releasing three albums under his own name. Nearest Suns (co-released by Drawing Room) is his most recent. Artists such as Brian Eno and Caribou sample his work. His numerous and varied collaborations include projects with Lindsay Buckingham, M83, John Wiese, and members of Failure and Tool.