Harris Newman

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Harris Newman
Origin Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Genres Experimental, American primitive guitar
Occupation(s) mastering engineer
Instruments Guitar, bass guitar
Years active 1998–present
Labels Strange Attractors Audio House, Constellation, Mag Wheel, Madrona
Associated acts Hrsta, Sackville, Triple Burner
Website www.harrisnewman.com

Harris Newman is a mastering engineer working out of Grey Market Mastering in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. His studio shares a building with the Hotel2Tango recording studio, as well as Constellation Records. Newman has mastered hundreds of albums since 1998, for artists including Wolf Parade, Frog Eyes, A Silver Mt. Zion, Vic Chesnutt, Carla Bozulich, BBQ, Les Sexareenos, Ravens & Chimes, Molasses, Think About Life, We Are Wolves, aKido, Oiseaux-Tempête and many more.

He is also a noted guitarist and bass player,[1] and has recorded with Montreal groups Sackville, Hrsta, Triple Burner, Esmerine, Angela Desveaux, as well as his own acoustic guitar project, which has seen multiple release on Strange Attractors Audio House. His acoustic guitar style is often compared to John Fahey's more psychedelic, raga-based output.[2]


  • Decorated (2008)
  • Harris Newman / Mauro Antonio Pawlowski split 12 inch (2008)
  • Dark Was The Night (2006)
  • Triple Burner (2006)
  • Accidents With Nature And Each Other (2005)
  • Non-Sequiturs (2003)
  • I'm Willing (2016)


  1. ^ Michael Barclay, "What I Play". Exclaim!, December 2005.
  2. ^ Richie Unterberger, "Accidents with Nature and Each Other review".]