John Bergin is an American musician, writer and graphic novel artist, best known for his book From Inside (which he also turned into an animated movie). As a musician, he was a member of numerous bands/projects including Blackmouth, Tertium Non Data, Paved In Skin, Orifice, Trust Obey and many others.
Much of his work is available for download via his personal website. Here’s a breakdown of his projects:
Blackmouth – Included Jarboe, John Bergin and Brett Smith. They released one self-titled album and a reissued version of the record, which included “Blackness Bleeding”, a CDr with remixes of the band’s material.
C17H19NO3 – Solo project of John Bergin with contributions from Jarboe, Pam Bricker and Bukeka Shoals. Releases include “1692/2002” (1998) and “Terra Null” (2001).
Anthropology – A 2002 collaboration between Lance Grabmiller and John Bergin.
Tertium Non Data – A duo of John Bergin and Brett Smith. Released two albums – 1999 “The Third Is Not Given” and 2001 “Hers Is Blood” (both on Crowd Control Activities)
Trust Obey – A duo of John Bergin and Brett Smith. Their releases include 1994 “Fear And Bullets” and 1996 “Hands Of Ash”.
Coma / Camouflaged Abominations – Included John Bergin, Shen and Q/Timothy Wiles. They released one self-titled album in 1993.
Orifice – A solo project (according to discogs.com) or non-solo project (according to Bergin’s website). They recorded “Gash” way back in 1987.
Two albums of children’s music + compilation tracks + remixes for Terminal Sect, VooDou and Bozo Porn Circus
- Swans Week – Beautiful People Ltd + Blackmouth
- Swans Special Overview
- Label Profile – Silber Records
- Mike Patton's Week – Continued – His Other Bands / Projects
- 9 From 2009 – Vol. 2 – Ancient Sky, Celan, Shrinebuilder and more