The Golden Rule

by Horny Genius

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Recorded at Barn Art Studios in Monticello, Iowa in July 1985....oh the joy of nicey nice background (wallpaper) music!


released August 15, 1985
Brian Hageman, John McNeill and Mike Turnis-guitars, voices and various feedback....



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Horny Genius Iowa City, Iowa

Horny Genius was a seminal indie band from Iowa City, Iowa that was around from 1985-1991. They officially released two cassettes, "Dogs Under the Car" and "My Life with Max", an EP, "Man and Beast", a track on the Mondo Stereo sampler, "Crane", and a LP that was also on Cd, "Burn Your Sister". "Swell Maps meets the Feelies in a garage(chicken coop)....." Max is now out digitally. ... more

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