To Live and Shave in L.A.
The Cortège

Produced and mixed by Don Fleming
Fan Death Records LP: September 2, 2011
Instant Mayhem Digital: September 13, 2011
Thick Syrup Records CD: October 4, 2011



Andew W. K.
Close Calls With Brick Walls / Mother of Mankindaws

Produced by Don Fleming and Andrew W.K. U.S. release on 3-23-2010. Steev Mike Records



Bruce Joyner & the Reconstruction

Produced by Don Fleming and Jimmy Guthrie. Released 8-10-2010 on Haunted Lake Records.

The Reconstruction, featuring Bruce Joyner's longtime guitar-slinging foil Tom "Possum" Byars (Out Of The Fire) helping to lead the charge. Elements, featuring production and engineering work from Don Fleming (who played in a band with Joyner in the late ‘70s before going on to fame with Gumball and as an in-demand NYC producer) is indeed a worthy addition to the Joyner canon, a sleek though stripped-down cauldron of driving garage and hard-edged pop. Throughout, Joyner sings with a deeply-felt passion, one moment unleashing a sneer or a snarl, the next crooning romantically like a punk Sinatra. - Blurt Online



How to Make Friends

Hifiklub is a noise pop trio based in the south of France. The album is is based on a serie of 4 EPs ... The first EP produced/mixed by Lee Ranaldo. ... The second EP produced/mixed by Andrew WK. ... The third EP produced/ mixed by Don Fleming. ... The fouth EP produced/ mixed by kptmichigan.
Released in France on 3-2010 (double LP, CD, digital) Le son du Maquis



Joe Hurley - The House That Horse Built(Let the Great World Spin) - Let the Great World Spin(I Am of This Earth)

Joe Hurley
The House That Horse Built(Let The Great World Spin)

Produced by Don Fleming.
Released 10-30-2009 on Hurely Records.

Critically acclaimed Irish-Blooded singer/songwriter JOE HURLEY collaborated with the best-selling novelist COLUM McCANN to create a glorious 3-part 12 min epic, "THE HOUSE THAT HORSE BUILT" (Let The Great World Spin). The piece was inspired by a chapter in McCann's novel, 'Let The Great World Spin' (2009 National Book Award winner).

" A phenomena...lyrically compelling, wondrously sung by Hurley and superbly produced by Don Fleming" -NICK WEST, UK Americana Music Editor



Jenni Muldaur - Dearest Darlin'

Jenni Muldaur
Dearest Darlin'

Produced by Don Fleming and Steve Rosenthal. Dandelion Records. 6-2009


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Don Fleming 4 includes collaborations with Kim Gordon (Sonic Youth, Free Kitten), Julie Cafritz (Pussy Galore, Free Kitten) and R. Stevie Moore. This 2011 four-song EP from Don Fleming is DF's fourth solo release, and the first since 1998.

Digital Release: July 12, 2011 Instant Mayhem
CD Release: August 2, 2011 Thick Syrup Records




The Velvet Monkeys debut 1982 release, Everything is Right, features Don Fleming on vocals and guitar, Elaine Barnes on vocals and keyboards, Stephen Soles on bass and Jay Spiegel on drums. With additional drums from Kendall Church and Robert Mann. Skip Groff first recorded the Velvet Monkeys in 1981 at Don Zientara's Inner Ear Studios. "Drive In" and "Shadow Box," were featured on Groff's Connected LP, a sampler of D.C bands released in 1981 on Limp Records. The band followed that with the cassette-only Everything is Right, released on the Monkey Business label in July 1982. The original ten songs are featured on the reissue, followed by three additional live songs from a show at The Chancery in D.C. on New Year's Eve 1981.

Digital Release: June 7, 2011 Instant Mayhem
CD Release: July 5, 2011 Thick Syrup Records



Bob Pfeifer from Human Switchboard on vocals and guitar, Cynthia Sley from Bush Tetras on vocals, Don Fleming on fuzz bass, stun gtr and odd sounds, plus a cast of characters including Jim Sclavunos, Pat Place, Greg Sutton, Phil George. 5 song dropcard in Bob's book, "University of Strangers". Smog Veil Records.


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DF Discography  

Velvet Monkeys
Half Japanese
The Stroke Band
Tabby Chinos
Backbeat Band
Dinosaur Jr.
Dim Stars

Instant Mayhem Discography

by Don Fleming

Alice Cooper
Andrew W.K.
The Dictators
Joan Jett
Nancy Sinatra
The Posies
Screaming Trees
The Smithereens
Sonic Youth
Teenage Fanclub
Pete Yorn
& more more more

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rare vids, bonus tunes

Dripping Tap
Ron Asheton
R. Stevie Moore
Pete Yorn
Bebe Buell
Harper Simon
Wylde Ratttz


The Gonzo Tapes:The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompsonhst
Produced by Don Fleming.
Released 10-28-08
on Shout! Factory


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