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Jim O'Rourke

Jim O'Rourke
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James Henry O'Rourke (January 18, 1969, Chicago, Illinois) is a Tokyo-based American performer, composer and record producer.
Website
http://tisue.net
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Releases on file (37)
Jim O'Rourke — Sleep Like It's Winter Jim O'Rourke — Sleep Like It's Winter
(Newhere Music NWM-002, 2018, CD / DL)
Keiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi — This Dazzling, Genuine “Difference” Now Where Shall It Go? Keiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi — This Dazzling, Genuine “Difference” Now Where Shall It Go?
(Black Truffle BT030, 2017, 2LP)
Keiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi — I Wonder If You Noticed Keiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi — I Wonder If You Noticed "I'm Sorry" Is Such a Lovely Sound It Keeps Things from Getting Worse
(Black Truffle BT021, 2016, 2LP)
Oren Ambarchi / Jim O'Rourke — Behold Oren Ambarchi / Jim O'Rourke — Behold
(EMEGO 176, 2015, LP)
Jim O'Rourke — Simple Songs Jim O'Rourke — Simple Songs
(Drag City DC620, 2015, CD / LP / DL)
Keiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi — Tea Time for Those Determined to Completely Exhaust Every Bit of This Body They've Been Given Keiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi — Tea Time for Those Determined to Completely Exhaust Every Bit of This Body They've Been Given
(Black Truffle BT12, 2015, CD / LP)
Keiji Haino / Peter Brötzmann / Jim O'Rourke — Two City Blues 1 Keiji Haino / Peter Brötzmann / Jim O'Rourke — Two City Blues 1
(Trost TR 126, 2015, LP)
Keiji Haino / Peter Brötzmann / Jim O'Rourke — Two City Blues 2 Keiji Haino / Peter Brötzmann / Jim O'Rourke — Two City Blues 2
(Trost TR 128, 2015, LP)
Eiko Ishibashi — Car and Freezer Eiko Ishibashi — Car and Freezer
(Drag City DC612, 2014, LP)
Keiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi — Only Wanting to Melt Beautifully Away Is It a Lack of Contentment That Stirs Affection... Keiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi — Only Wanting to Melt Beautifully Away Is It a Lack of Contentment That Stirs Affection...
(Black Truffle BT11, 2014, CD / LP)
Eiko Ishibashi — Imitation of Life Eiko Ishibashi — Imitation of Life
(Drag City DC566, 2013, CD)
Keiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi — Now While It's Still Warm Let Us Pour in All the Mystery Keiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi — Now While It's Still Warm Let Us Pour in All the Mystery
(Black Truffle BT09, 2013, CD / LP)
Kaiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi — Imikuzushi Kaiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi — Imikuzushi
(Black Truffle BT07, 2012, CD)
Eiko Ishibashi — Carapace Eiko Ishibashi — Carapace
(Felicity FCT-1006, 2011, CD)
Keiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi — In a Flash Everything Comes Together as One There Is No Need for a Subject Keiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi — In a Flash Everything Comes Together as One There Is No Need for a Subject
(Black Truffle BT05, 2011, 2LP)
Oren Ambarchi / Jim O'Rourke — Indeed Oren Ambarchi / Jim O'Rourke — Indeed
(DeMEGO 021, 2011, LP)
Akita / Gustafsson / O'Rourke — One Bird Two Bird Akita / Gustafsson / O'Rourke — One Bird Two Bird
(DeMEGO 016, 2011, LP)
Ambarchi / O'Rourke / Haino — Tima Formosa Ambarchi / O'Rourke / Haino — Tima Formosa
(Black Truffle BT04, 2010, CD)
Phew — Five Finger Discount Phew — Five Finger Discount
(Bereket bmp 001, 2010, CD)
Jim O'Rourke — The Visitor Jim O'Rourke — The Visitor
(Drag City DC375, 2009, CD)
Merzbow / Carlos Giffoni / Jim O'Rourke — Electric Dress Merzbow / Carlos Giffoni / Jim O'Rourke — Electric Dress
(No Fun Productions NFP-15, 2007, CD)
Nurse with Wound - Jim O'Rourke — Angry Eelectric Finger 1 - Tape Monkey Mooch Nurse with Wound - Jim O'Rourke — Angry Eelectric Finger 1 - Tape Monkey Mooch
(Beta-lactam Ring mt085b, 2004, 3CD)
Sonic Youth — Sonic Nurse Sonic Youth — Sonic Nurse
(Geffen Records 0602438623619, 2004, CD)
Jim O'Rourke — Insignificance Jim O'Rourke — Insignificance
(Drag City DC202, 2001, CD)
Jim O'Rourke — Eureka Jim O'Rourke — Eureka
(Drag City DC162, 1999, CD)
Jim O'Rourke / Mats Gustafsson — Xylophonen Virtuosen Jim O'Rourke / Mats Gustafsson — Xylophonen Virtuosen
(Incus CD38, 1999, CD)
Jim O'Rourke — Bad Timing Jim O'Rourke — Bad Timing
(Drag City DC120, 1997, CD)
Jim O'Rourke — Terminal Pharmacy Jim O'Rourke — Terminal Pharmacy
(Tzadik TZ 7011, 1995, CD)
Zoviet France / Jim O'Rourke / The Hafler Trio — Unentitled Zoviet France / Jim O'Rourke / The Hafler Trio — Unentitled
(THESE 11, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — Unsettled Scores Various Artists — Unsettled Scores
(Cuneiform Rune 75/76, 1995, 2CD)
Henry Kaiser / Mari Kimura / Jim O'Rourke / John Oswald — Acoustics Henry Kaiser / Mari Kimura / Jim O'Rourke / John Oswald — Acoustics
(Victo 025, 1994, CD)
Faust — Rien Faust — Rien
(Table of the Elements Cr 24, 1994, CD)
Jim O'Rourke — Remove the Need Jim O'Rourke — Remove the Need
(P-Vine PCD-23009, 1993/1999, CD)
Jim O'Rourke — Disengage Jim O'Rourke — Disengage
(Staaltapes S.T.CD 048, 1992, 2CD)
Jim O'Rourke — Scend Jim O'Rourke — Scend
(Divided DIV01, 1992, CD)
Jim O'Rourke — Tamper Jim O'Rourke — Tamper
(Drag City DC362, 1991/2008, CD)
Henry Kaiser / Jim O'Rourke — Tomorrow Knows Where You Live Henry Kaiser / Jim O'Rourke — Tomorrow Knows Where You Live
(Victo cd014, 1991, CD)

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