Thor Harris

2019 Artist In Residence

Catalog #: JNR303-JNR308    Release Date: 03/2019-12/2019

$ 50.00 USD  

A year's worth of new music, on 6 limited edition records...

*Physical vinyl colors are each unique due to the nature of the format.
Expect a variation of our mock-up.


What's Included?
  • The Box Set includes 6 limited edition 12" vinyl records from six distinct musical projects. Each release limited to 666 copies on colored vinyl.
  • Unique artisanal hand-made wooden screen-printed box set to house all this beautiful vinyl constructed by Thor Harris at his home in Austin, Texas (numbered out of 666). Each box assembled and screen-printed by Thor. There might be blood.
  • Digital delivery for both Box Set Purchasers & Digital Package Purchasers, 6 email updates each containing one new project, complete with digital downloads in lossless WAV + MP3, letter from Thor and surprises. Be sure to make an account during checkout for access to downloads.
  • Purchase includes the satisfaction of financially supporting an incredible artist. 

Thor has lined up an impressive list of collaborators to join him on this year-long residency. The full list of contributing artists include:

Thor Harris & Rob Halverson - Fields of Innards III

Rob Halverson

Thor Harris & Joyful Noise Players - Is Adam OK?

Sarah “Goat” Gautier
Greg Saunier
Jad Fair
Andy Stack
Jasamine White-Gluz
Kid Millions
Sima Cunningham
Macie Stewart
Marina Tadic
Adam Harding
Daniel Smith
C.J. Boyd
Monk Parker

Thor & Friends - 3

Peggy Ghorbani
Sarah “Goat” Gautier
Michael Gira
Jenn Wasner
John Dietrich
John Congleton
Thierry Amar
Timothy Herzog
Jeremy Barnes
Heather Trost
Stine Janvin Motland
Adam Harding
Crystal Fulbright
Dailey Toliver
Adam Torres
Elizabeth Warren
Jacob Green
Travis Weller
Jeff Hoskins
Tiffany DeFoe
Ami Dang

Shahzad & Thor - With Anni Rossi

Shahzad Ismaily
Anni Rossi
Mathew "Binky" Robinson
Nate Mendelsohn
Sxip Shirey
Angelica Bess
Sarah K. Pedinotti
Anna Kalmia Traver
Jeremy Gustin
Joey Viglietti
Katie Jacobson
Dana Schechter

Thor & Friends - 4

Peggy Ghorbani
Sarah “Goat” Gautier
Alan Sparhawk
Mimi Parker
Bill Callahan
Jolie Holland
Mollie Fischer
Travis Weller
Lindsey Verrill
Andrea Calderón
Nino Soberon
Jeff Johnston
Jacob Green
Jeff Hoskins
Blair Bovbjerg
Christopher Cundy
Craig Ross
Andrea Belfi

Thor Harris - Doom Dub

Alex Somers
Lawrence English
Ben Frost
Daniel Rejmer
Jamie Stewart
Jordan Geiger
Yoko Ono
David Yow
Stephen Cox
Sarah Ronan
John Ridenour

    Description / Watch

    We are absolutely overjoyed to announce our Artist In Residence for 2019: Thor Harris.

    Thor fully embodies the spirit of our Artist in Residence series. You may know Thor as the percussive polymath extraordinaire behind one of his many projects (Swans, Thor & Friends, Xiu Xiu, Bill Callahan, Amanda Palmer, Shearwater and many others including our own Dumb Numbers and Yonatan Gat's band).

    But if you're unfamiliar with Thor Harris, there is a reason for that. Thor is rarely a leading man... That's just not his style. He's an artistic facilitator - going where he is needed in service to the greater good... He's a musician's musician. And we thought it was time for the dude to get the top-billing-treatment he deserves.

    If you're still not convinced, here is a list of statements about Thor which might influence your decision to sign up for his Artist In Residence:

    - Thor is like a caveman. From the future.

    - He's at once terrifying and the most gentle soul ever... Incredibly empathetic, but he will punch a Nazi without hesitation.

    - He ran for governor of Texas, "cause fuck this"

    - He is one of the most self-aware and agile artists we have ever worked with. He has the musical curiosity of an uncorrupted child.

    - He makes crushingly honest videos about depression.

    - His Twitter handle is @ThorHarris666, but your grandmother would still adore him.

    - He is inclusive to the extreme. As demonstrated by the fact that he spur-of-the-moment-contributed to nearly every track on our 2018 Holiday Sampler.

    - From his home in Austin TX, he works as a plumber and woodworker. He helps to build homes for those in need, while combating runaway gentrification. He is a literal pillar of the Austin community

    - Thor will be personally putting his woodworking skills to use by hand-crafting and screen-printing each of the boxes in this set.

    - Buying this box set makes you a friend to Thor. BEING a friend of Thor is like having a battle champion for life. If a dragon ever tries to get you, he will slay it.



    All digital Updates have been sent and added to the digital download page! With purchase you will have access to all past releases both for download and streaming. If you would like to receive the emails that went out, please contact us at the following email and we are happy to assist! 

    QUESTIONS? Email us:

    *NOTE: None of these limited edition vinyl pressings will be sold individually apart from the box set. However, less-limited editions of one or two of these albums might be pressed and available more widely once the time comes. 

    Also, BY PURCHASING YOU AGREE TO REFRAIN FROM ANY DICKISH BEHAVIOR LIKE RESELLING AT EXORBITANT PRICES. Do not sign up if your intention is to flip these records. Thank you.

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