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New Xordox Album Out Now!

OmniverseOmniverse, the second album from JG Thirlwell‘s synthesizer-based project Xordox is now available. Omniverse has been years in the making, and was recorded primarily at Self Immolation Studios in Brooklyn and mixed with Al Carlson at Gary’s Electric. Thirlwell used both hardware and software synths, as well as Buchla and Serge modular synth recordings he created while in residence at EMS in Stockholm. The album was released by Editions Mego. The initial blue vinyl run on the LP is now sold out but it is available on black vinyl (with free download), CD and download. The vinyl contains a shorter version of the track ‘Oil Slick’, edited for the time constraints of the medium. The track is in its full 13 minute glory on the CD and download.

Buy it on CD, Vinyl or as a downloadable MP3 through the Shop or via Editions Mego.

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Venture Bros movie announced

Adult Swim has announced that it will be creating three feature length movies from some of it’s most popular shows, including Venture Bros. In the The Venture Bros. movie, “Doc’s latest invention will either bankrupt the Ventures or launch them to new heights, as Hank searches for himself, Dean searches for Hank, The Monarch searches for answers, and a mysterious woman from their pasts threatens to bring their entire world crashing down on them. ”

The film will get a release worldwide on Blu-ray/DVD and PVOD for 90 days before hitting HBO Max and Adult Swim.

Expect an exciting new exclusive score by JG Thirlwell.

The other films to be produced will be based in Metalocalypse and Aqua Team Hunger Force.

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Senstad installation with JG Thirlwell score opens in Finland

Anne Katrine Senstad’s ‘Radical Light – Elements VI’ opens at the Seinäjoen Taidehalli in Seinäjoki, Finland on June 16, 2021. The installation is accompanied by a sound composition by JG Thirlwell enveloping the vast light sculptural matrices and the sensory chamber in a unifying sensation of vastness and electric impulses of spatial noise and poetic grandeur!

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Thirlwell guest DJs for Laurie Anderson’s NTS program

JG Thirlwell was invited by Laurie Anderson to contribute a one hour DJ set to a 6 hour program she is curating for NTS Radio’s 10th anniversary to benefit the Homeless. Laurie’s program will air Thursday April 22 2021 from 7am – 1pm EST (12noon – 6pm BST). JG Thirlwell’s set, which has the theme “Zeuhl and Beyond”, will air at 11am EST (4pm BST). The full program will also include DJ sets from Jenny Hval, Museum of Love, Arto Lindsay, Anohni and Laurie herself. You can listen to the show here

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JG Thirlwell nominated for a Golden Reel Award

JG Thirlwell has been nominated for a Golden Reel Award. JG was nominated in the category “Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Animation Short Form” for the Archer Episode “Cold Fusion” from Season 11, along with sound editors JC Richardson and Pierre Cerrato. The Golden Reel Awards recognize sound artists in 22 categories spanning film, TV, cartoons, computer entertainment and student productions.

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JG Thirlwell’s new music inspired by Malia Jensen exhibit

JG Thirlwell has created music inspired by artist Malia Jensen’s show Nearer Nature. You can the hear music  it on this video which describes the show. Jensen’s show is now on view at Cristin Tierney Gallery in NYC until April 3 2021.

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JG Thirlwell commissioned by Decibel New Music Ensemble

JG Thirlwell has been commissioned by Decibel New Music Ensemble to create a graphic score for their 2 Minutes From Home project. In this project they commission two minute works for the Decibel Score Player, which is an app for IPad. The commissioned work is here, presented as a video performance showing the ensemble playing their parts in their homes together, alongside the score. Decibel New Music Ensemble will be publish 10 works throughout 2020 via their website and social media. Other composers in the series include Thembi Sodell, Gail PriestErik Griswold, Dan Thorpe, Jon RosePedro Alvarez, Dominic Flynn, Amanda Stewart, Cathy Milliken, Lionel Marchetti, Haruka Hirayama, Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir and Marina Rosenfeld.

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JG Thirlwell exclusive limited art print #5 available now

We are proud to announce the issuing of the fifth limited edition silkscreen print by JG Thirlwell, entitled Vomoscape #5. This gorgeous art piece is a signed and numbered four-color screen print in Thirlwell’s signature palette of black, red, white and gray. It is printed on French 100lb cover paper, and is 24″ x 18.” which makes it easy to place in a standard sized frame. You can order the print at here.
The artwork is in a very small edition of 75, but only 60 copies will be made available in the Foetus Shoppe. The print sells for $75.00 plus flat postage and packaging fee of $15 in the US, $20 in Canada and $26 in the rest of the world. Since the print ships in a tube by itself, when ordering the print you cannot order other items in the same shipment. Other items (CDs, T-shirts, vinyl, tote bags, digital) must be ordered separately.
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JG Thirlwell scores season 11 of Archer

JG Thirlwell has been hard at work in 2020 creating brand new musical score for season 11 of Archer.When the pandemic hit, the Archer team had to reconfigure production, pushing the premiere date back. The eleventh season of Archer is now finally scheduled to premiere on September 16, 2020 on FXX.

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JG Thirlwell scores new animated series “Dicktown”

JG Thirlwell has scored the new animated short-form series Dicktown, which airs as part of the live-action/animated hybrid anthology TV series Cake! on FXX. The show premiered on July 9 2020. You can also see it streaming on Hulu.

Dicktown was created by John Hodgman and David Rees, who wrote and star in the series as themselves. Hodgman plays “a grown up boy detective and David is my former high school bully turned partner.” Hodgman is an author who is well known for his appearances on The Daily Show and elsewhere. The show was produced by Floyd County Productions.

Thirlwell produced and performed the noir score at his Self Immolation Studio in Brooklyn, with contributions from guest musicians Pete Moffett on drums and Simon Hanes on guitar.