photo credit: Bob Borden

ensemble memberguest


James McKain, Kevin Murray, and T.J. Borden (Makeshift Encounters, CDR, January 1st, 2021)
new album from the Ghost Ensemble, featuring premiere recordings of works by Pauline Oliveros, Marguerite Brown, and Teodora Stepančić (2021)


Solo, Proof, (1980 Records, CD, 2020)
Significant Druthers (hermitage tapes, c60, 2017)
The Financial Repercussions of New Beginnings (Already Dead Tapes and Records, c35, 2014)
Poor Form and Extenuating Circumstances (self-released, CDR, 2012)


Erik Carlson and T.J. Borden present Tide by Matt Sargent (a wave press, LP, 2020)

Luke Martin & T.J. Borden: if you need to stand up or move about (Marginal Frequencies, CD, 2020)
Kyle Motl, Patrick Shiroishi, & T.J. Borden: in this failing light (Confront Recordings, digital, 2020)
LBB (w/ David Bailey and Cort Lippe): Popped Music (Iron Lung Records, LP, 2019)
Kyle Motl & T.J. Borden: Apperception (Metatrope Records, CDR, 2017)
Kyle Motl & T.J. Borden: Consensual Fault (Risky Forager Records, CDR, 2016)
Martin Freeman, Pat Cain, & T.J. Borden trio split with Aaron Lumley (HAVN Records, c90, 2016)
Zane Merritt & T.J. Borden: A Psychotic and a Child (self-released, CDR, 2013)
Martin Freeman, Pat Cain, & T.J. Borden: Pack Down (Carbon Records, cassette, 2013)
Rob Phillips & T.J. Borden: System Vandross (self-released, CDR, 2012)


Poor Little ‘Zine – Issue 1 (Poor Little Music, CDR, 2014)

Duo with Zane Merritt: Bongo Crimes (Personal Archives, cassette, 2013)
T.J. Borden: Selected Recordings, 2010-2013, Side 1: solo; Side 2: collab ft. Dan Bassin, Steve Baczkowski, Bob Bucko Jr, Martin Freeman, Esin Gunduz, Zane Merritt, Camilo Ocampo, Rob Phillips, Brett Siler (self-released, c-90, 2013)
Upstate Soundscape, vol. II Summer 2013
Dark Compilation (Holy Page, 2013)

As a group member:

w/ Mivos Quartet on Richard Carrick: lanterne (New Focus Recordings, CD, 2020)
w/ Mivos Quartet on Jorge Villavicencio Grossman: From Afar (Kairos, CD, 2020)
w/ Wooden Cities on WORK (Infrasonic Press, digital, 2019)
w/ CAGES on Inside a Ringing Chord (Nancy Jo Records, CD, 2018)
w/ Morgan Evans-Weiler, Kyle Adam Blair, Justin Murphy-Mancini, and Madison Greenstone on lines and tracings (Another Timbre, CD, 2018)
w/ Charles Curtis, Judith Hamann, and Reynard Rott on Alvin Lucier: Illuminated by the Moon (Black Truffle, 4 LP+1 CD+120 page booklet, 2017)
w/ Palimpsest Ensemble on Lei Liang: Luminous (New World Records, CD, 2016)
w/ FOSSILS on Modern Architecture (Kendra Steiner Editions/Middle James Co., CDR, 2015)
w/ Obody on Except for a Song (Already Dead Tapes and Records, C38, 2015)
w/ FOSSILS on The Cardigan Hour (Kendra Steiner Editions/Middle James Co, CDR, 2014)
w/ FOSSILS on Cutting Heads (Cardinal Records, 7″ lathe & CDR, 2014)
w/ the [Switch~ Ensemble] on Music from SEAMUS, vol. 23 (CD, 2014)

As a guest:

W/ A.F. Jones on Languor Yields (2 Compositions) (rhizome.s, CD, 2016)
W/ Bob Bucko Jr. on “There is a Place”, on Some Things Are Glacial, Some Things Are Gone (Jeunesse Cosmique, CD, 2013)