Darren Callahan, longtime cult artist and member of TRAVEL, DJ POWDA, OO OO WA, and TELEGRAPH, saves Teenage Blackout albums for his purely synthesizer endeavors. Started in 1999 as a drum & bass band, the sound has evolved over 6 albums and 1 EP and into this new phase. Darren Callahan has also written drama for the BBC, The Sci-Fi Channel, NPR, Radio Pacifica, and has fiction published in many fine magazines. He is know primarily as an underground novelist and is based in Chicago, IL, USA. He has released almost 30 albums since 1988. Liam Callahan was the State Farm Life Insurance Baby. The band name was a play on "Teenage Riot" by SONIC YOUTH.