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Premiere: Thor & Friends - “Medieval”

As the present incarnation of Swans becomes history, the great and good Thor Harris has wasted little time initiating a lovely new project. Thor & Friends finds the percussionist joined by many guests, with the group’s nucleus consisting of Thor, Peggy Ghorbani on marimba, and Sarah “Goat” Gautier on marimba, vibraphone, xylophone, voice, and keys. Appropriately enough for a trio of mallet wielders, the first video from their self-titled record is a striking thing to behold.
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