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Jon Wurster
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Wurster

Years Active in The Mountain Goats

2006-Present

Instruments

Drums, percussion

Associated Acts

The Mountain Goats, Superchunk, Bob Mould

Jon Wurster is the current drummer for The Mountain Goats. He first played drums for the band in a one-off 2006 show, joined them for two tours the following year, and has played on every Mountain Goats record since 2008's Heretic Pride.

In addition to his work with the Mountain Goats, Wurster is also the drummer for Superchunk and Bob Mould's band. He is also one half of the comedic duo Scharpling & Wurster with Tom Scharpling, the host of The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, to which Wurster is a frequent caller.

Wurster has, in addition to music videos for his own bands, also acted in videos for The New Pornographers, Aimee Mann, and The Postal Service. Wurster has received voice acting credits for shows such as Adventure Time and Steven Universe, and writing credits for the shows Tom Goes to the Mayor, Squidbillies, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Monk, and Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell.

DiscographyEdit

With The Mountain GoatsEdit

With The Extra LensEdit

With Scharpling & WursterEdit

  • Rock, Rot & Rule (1999)
  • Chain Fights, Beer Busts and Service with a Grin (2002)
  • New Hope for the Ape-Eared (2004)
  • Hippy Justice (2005)
  • The Art of the Slap (2007)
  • At The Speed Of Sound (2009)
  • A Vampire or a Dogman (2009)
  • The Best of the Best Show (2015)

With SuperchunkEdit

  • On the Mouth (1993)
  • Mower (1993)
  • Foolish (1994)
  • The First Part (1994)
  • Incidental Music 1991–95 (1995)
  • Here's Where the Strings Come In (1995)
  • Indoor Living (1997)
  • Come Pick Me Up (1999)
  • 1000 Pounds (2000)
  • Here's to Shutting Up (2001)
  • Art Class (2001)
  • Late Century Dream (2001)
  • The Clambakes Series Vol. 1 (2002)
  • The Clambakes Series Vol. 2 (2002)
  • Cup of Sand (2003)
  • The Clambakes Series Vol. 3 (2004)
  • Leaves in the Gutter (2009)
  • Crossed Wires (2009)
  • Majesty Shredding (2010)
  • I Hate Music (2013)

With Bob MouldEdit

  • Life and Times (2009)
  • Silver Age (2012)
  • Beauty & Rain (2014)
  • Patch the Sky (2016)

OtherEdit

  • Man Meets Fish / Davey Jones Water Cooler by Psychotic Norman (1985)
  • Slow Note from a Sinking Ship by Portastatic (1995)
  • Scrapbook EP by Portastatic (1995)
  • Brain Junk by George Huntley (1996)
  • Above Ground and Vertical by The Pinetops (2000)
  • Sebastopol by Jay Farrar (2001)
  • Old-School Dropouts by The Connells (2001)
  • Group Sounds by Rocket from the Crypt (2001)
  • Double Back by Hazeldine (2001)
  • A Man Under the Influence by Alejandro Escovedo (2001)
  • While You Weren't Looking by Caitlin Cary (2002)
  • ThirdShiftGrottoSlack by Jay Farrar (2002)
  • Sweets from the Minibar by Gerty (2002)
  • Jesus Christ / No Matter What (fan club single) by R.E.M. (2002)
  • Terroir Blues by Jay Farrar (2003)
  • Now We Are 20 by The Dead Milkmen (2003)
  • I'm Staying Out by Caitlin Cary (2003)
  • The Q People: A Tribute to NRBQ by various artists (2004)
  • Travels in the South by Chris Stamey (2004)
  • Salamander by Doug Gillard (2004)
  • 20,000 Streets Under the Sky by Marah (2004)
  • Million Star Hotel by Jeffrey Dean Foster (2005)
  • If You Didn't Laugh, You'd Cry by Marah (2005)
  • Blues and Boogies Shoes by Keene Brothers (2005)
  • Crickets: Best of the Fading Captain Series 1999-2007 by Robert Pollard (2007)
  • Live at XX Merge by Lambchop (2009)
  • Here and Now by Chris Stamey (2009)
  • Get Guilty by A.C. Newman (2009)
  • Still in Boxes 1990-1994 by Finger (2010)
  • Bright & Vivid by Kathryn Calder (2011)
  • Former Lives by Ben Gibbard (2012)
  • Fragmented World by Split Single (2014)
  • Euphoria by Chris Stamey (2015)


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