Brian Borcherdt

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Brian Borcherdt
Brian Borcherdt performing in Montreal, 2005
Brian Borcherdt performing in Montreal, 2005
Background information
Born (1976-08-31) August 31, 1976 (age 44)
OriginYarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
GenresAlternative country, folk rock, electronic
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician, record producer
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, keyboards
Years active1994–present
LabelsDependent, Hand Drawn Dracula, Polyvinyl
Associated actsHot Carl, Trephines, Burnt Black, By Divine Right, Junior Blue, Holy Fuck, Dusted

Brian Borcherdt (born August 31, 1976) is a Canadian musician who has been both a solo artist and a member of Burnt Black, Trephines, Hot Carl, By Divine Right, Holy Fuck, Lids, and Dusted.

As a teenager growing up in Yarmouth Nova Scotia, he founded independent music collective and record label, Dependent Music.[1]


Burnt Black[edit]

  • Happy (1994)
  • Nervous Wreck (1996)
  • A Demonstration (1997)
  • Burned out (1999)


  • Trephines (2001)

The Remains of Brian Borcherdt[edit]

  • Moth (2002)
  • The Remains of Brian Borcherdt (2003)
  • The Remains of..., Volume 2 (2004)
  • Torches/ Ward Colorado Demos (unfinished recordings from 2005 to 2006)

Brian Borcherdt[edit]

  • Coyotes (2008)

By Divine Right[edit]

  • Sweet Confusion (2004)

Holy Fuck[edit]


  • Total Dust (2012)
  • Blackout Summer (2018)


  • Sludgefest (2015)[2]


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