Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the work of Pacific Northwest musician Adrian Orange who since his teen years has been recording and performing within the Phil Elverum, Kyle Field, Calvin Johnson social circle. His voice, a delicate unsure weeping call, sings existential songs which, on later albums, emphasize percussion. Earlier works emphasized simple guitar and (sometimes goofy) songwriting.

Adrian co-founded Marriage Records, which presses albums and prints books by Thanksgiving, YACHT, Lucky Dragons, White Rainbow, Watery Graves, Privacy, Adrian Orange, A John Henry Memorial, and other Portland artists.

A native of Portland, OR, released his first record, "We Could Be Each Other’s Evidence" on Vit! Vit! Records, in 2002 at age 16. Recently, Adrian has been performing trance music under the name "A.O."

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Thanksgiving Albums

0.0 Bitches Is Lord Thanksgiving
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0.0 cave days and moments Thanksgiving
Released on
May 27, 2008
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0.0 Caves Days and Moments Thanksgiving
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0.0 Live At the Artistery 2003-2005 Thanksgiving
Released on
June 10, 2006
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0.0 Nothing Thanksgiving
Released on
May 27, 2008
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0.0 Now it is All Over Like the Birds Thanksgiving
Released on
June 24, 2008
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0.0 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving
Released on
May 27, 2008
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0.0 the ‘in the world’ Thanksgiving
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0.0 The “In the World” Thanksgiving
Released on
May 27, 2008
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0.0 The Ghost and the Eyes with Trees in the Ground Outside the Window Thanksgiving
Released on
February 11, 2005
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0.0 The Lakes 7″ Thanksgiving
Released on
May 27, 2008
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0.0 The Marriage Records Compilation: Is Orange Birds Thanksgiving
Released on
January 1, 2005
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0.0 The River Thanksgiving
Released on
May 27, 2008
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0.0 We Could Be Each Other’s Evidence Thanksgiving
Released on
February 11, 2005
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0.0 Welcome Nowhere Thanksgiving
Released on
September 30, 2004
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0.0 Welcome Nowhere (2007) Thanksgiving
Released on
July 19, 2007
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      August 15, 2015

      shhhhhh… horsehair is beautiful, its heartbreaking, it features heather mcentire, mount moriah, top 5 record of the year, that is all. xoxoxo

    • so long, goodbye, be well, i love you
      August 7, 2015

      hey gang! i am going to keep this short, sweet and to the point. this whole site is selfish, but lets be honest most sites that are run by normal joes/janes are selfish as shit. this is not a bad thing at all, cause we all want to push the music we love and want […]

    • midnight “auto-kinetic illusion”
      July 5, 2015

      hope all you ‘mericans had a lovely and safe 4th! here’s a band, midnight, that hailed from the southside, or south suburbs – country club hills, homewood and olympia fields all of which i spent plenty of time in, of chicago in the mid to late 1970’s. i’ve never heard their 1974 release, into the […]


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