Sitting in that sweet spot between Blues, Alt. Country, Folk, and Rock, Australian singer/songwriter and guitarist Thor Phillips, bends lyrics and guitars to his will.
A powerful player, with world-class guitar skills and a knack for storytelling, Thor's new album, Higher Ground, is out now.
It's Thor's second full album (self-recorded and self-produced) and showcases a rich and varied musical style, with songwriting and lyrics that will stay with you long after the guitar strings have stopped humming.
A professional musician for over 12 years, playing guitar and supporting artists in the blues, rock, country and folk scenes, this new album shows Thor stepping into his own force as an artist. He is putting is own unique brand on Alt. Country, Blues and Roots, one full of integrity, honesty and hard-work.
Thor performs live as a solo artist, and also as a duo with his wife, Jasmine Phillips. He also has a group of talented musicians that come together for band shows at larger events and festivals.
You will find him as a regular at many of your favourite live music venues in Northern NSW, South-East Queensland the Granite Belt region, and beyond.
For details on the HIGHER GROUND Album Tour, check the SHOWS & TOUR page.
Thor Phillips wields his guitar like a hammer.
Electric or acoustic, the confidence with which he plays is attention grabbing. From stomp box driven blues to intimate, laid back country ... He performs like it’s his right to be a musician, and it is".
Award winning singer-songwriter John Harley Weston