Mojave Phone Booth
Mojave Phone Booth: Tobey Torres-Doran and Mitchell J Doran of Snake River Conspiracy with Lynn Farmer of Meat Beat Manifesto.
Mitch and Tobey are a husband-and-wife duo who first began making music together as members of the cult electronic act Snake River Conspiracy. They are joined by drummer Lynn Farmer, who’s previous work includes multiple albums and tours with electronic pioneers Meat Beat Manifesto, as well as The Orb, Consolidated, and a host of other projects.
Tobey Torres was discovered singing in the Bay Area and was signed to Interscope Records on the strength of a two-song demo. She was the lead vocalist and frontperson for the electronic act Snake River Conspiracy, touring the world with bands such as A Perfect Circle, Queens of the Stone Age, Filter, Etc. In addition to being signed as an artist to Warner Brothers, she also sang as a session vocalist on various recordings for Warner/Reprise records. She is known for her ability to transition between melodic phrasing and guttural screaming effortlessly. She has worked with producers Charlie Clouser, Eric Dodd Valentine, David Kahne, etc.
Mitchell J Doran began playing guitar at seven years old. A self-taught multi-instrumentalist, he was hired as a teenager to work as a session musician and recording engineer on major label releases for Warner Brothers and various other labels. After this he was asked to join Snake River Conspiracy, which began the creative relationship between Tobey and Mitchell that continues with Mojave Phone Booth. In addition to playing synths, drums, bass and guitars, Mitchell also records and produces the band’s albums.
Lynn Farmer is primarily known as the drummer for the legendary electronic act Meat Beat Manifesto. He has also played on albums for The Orb, Consolidated, PDF, Dub Collective, Tino’s Breaks, etc.