Bjorn Thorsrud

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Bjorn Thorsrud
Alma materUniversity of Nevada, Reno
OccupationRecord producer, Audio engineer, Programmer, Mixing
Years active1987–present
EMI Virgin Records

Bjorn Thorsrud is an American music producer, programmer, and audio engineer who has produced film scores and albums for rock and pop artists.

He has also engineered, mixed, or has contributed production or programming to every Smashing Pumpkins record since 1998's Adore to 2012's Oceania. He previously worked for the Taj-Motown Record Company and established his own record label, Tri Records. He holds a bachelor's degree in physics and music from the University of Nevada, Reno.[1]

Thorsrud has worked with artists including, David Coverdale, Billy Corgan, The Dandy Warhols, Bruce Dickinson, Marianne Faithfull, The Frogs, Monster Magnet, Sleeping at Last, The Smashing Pumpkins, Asphalt Socialites, Linda Strawberry, Whitesnake, and Zwan.[citation needed]

He lives in his hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada.


Year Album Artist Role
1987 Two Hearts Dave Mason Assistant engineer
1988 White and Black Marcos Silva and Intersection Assistant engineer
1989 AC Black AC Black Mixing assistant
1991 Double Action Theatre Double Action Theatre Mixing
1991 Fear Toad the Wet Sprocket Engineer
1993 Rob & Fab Rob & Fab Guitar (acoustic), guitar, producer, engineer, mixing
1994 Balls to Picasso Bruce Dickinson Engineer
1995 Because They Can Nelson Assistant engineer
1995 Crackin' Porcelain Mudsharks Assistant engineer
1995 Squalus Suculae Mudsharks Engineer
1997 Restless Heart Whitesnake Engineer
1997 Come On Over Shania Twain Pre-production programming
1997 Honeyrods The Honeyrods Editing, assistant engineer
1997 We Will Fall: The Iggy Pop Tribute Various artists Digital editing
1998 Adore The Smashing Pumpkins Engineer, digital editing
1998 ECW: Extreme Music Various artists Digital editing
1998 Let It Ride Monster Magnet Digital editing
1999 Stigmata (soundtrack) Various artists Engineer, mixing
2000 Into the Light David Coverdale Engineer, associate producer
2000 MACHINA/The Machines of God The Smashing Pumpkins Programming, engineer, compilation, editing, mixing
2001 Judas O The Smashing Pumpkins Producer
2001 Hopscotch Lollipop Sunday Surprise The Frogs Producer
2002 Hush Stacia Mixing
2002 Kissin Time Marianne Faithfull Engineer, mixing
2003 Ghosts Sleeping at Last Producer, engineer
2003 Greatest Hits Monster Magnet Digital editing
2003 Mary Star of the Sea Zwan Producer, mixing
2003 Welcome to the Monkey House The Dandy Warhols Producer, engineer
2004 Destiny Buddy Wright Engineer
2005 TheFutureEmbrace Billy Corgan Producer, engineer, mixing
2005 Passion Juice#17 Da House Playazz Engineer
2006 After the Chaos II Royal Bliss Executive producer
2007 Fantods The Fantods Producer, engineer
2007 Zeitgeist The Smashing Pumpkins Engineer, mixing assistant
2008 American Gothic The Smashing Pumpkins Engineer, mixing
2008 We Used to Be Friends The Dandy Warhols Producer, engineer
2009 Bleed To Bloom Stealing Love Jones Producer, engineer
2012 Oceania The Smashing Pumpkins Producer, engineer
2014 Good Soldier Sierra Swan Engineer, Mixing
2014 "Forever and whatever..." Asphalt Socialites Producer, engineer, mixing, co-writer


  1. ^ "The People". Big Idea, Inc. Retrieved 19 May 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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