Jim O’Rourke (US musician & producer)

~ Person

Relationships

member of: ONJT + (Japanese Free Jazz group)
Brise-Glace
Diskaholics Anonymous Trio
Fenn O'Berg
Loose Fur
Male Slut
Mimir
Original Silence
Yona-Kit
Gastr del Sol (1993 –)
Sonic Youth (1999 – 2005)
founded: Moikai
founded: Steamroom in Tokyo, Japan
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000756318 [info]
BBC Music: http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/172aab84-4c01-4dc0-b2ad-e723033e10ec [info]
Bandcamp: http://steamroom.bandcamp.com/ [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/3550 [info]
IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0642553/ [info]
SecondHandSongs: https://secondhandsongs.com/artist/29719 [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 46954816 [info]
Wikidata: Q547373 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Jim O'Rourke (musician) [info]
discography pages: http://tisue.net/orourke/ [info]
fan pages: http://markmartucci.com/jimorourke.html [info]
other databases: http://rateyourmusic.com/artist/jim_orourke [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sonic_Youth_live_20050707_02.jpg [info]

Appearances

Date Title Credited As Attributes Artist Length
arranger
1996-09 The Bells of St. Mary Gastr del Sol 4:01
composer
1993-02 – 1993-04 Rules of Reduction
An Ecumenical Matter
Answers to Your Questions
Apostolic
Eureka
Ghost Ship in a Storm
Happy Holidays
Hey Chicken
Less Than You Think
Movie on the Way Down
Please Patronize Our Sponsors
Prelude to 110 or 220
Pretty Sparks
Stupid as the Sun
The Ruling Class
The Surrealist Dream No. 2
Thou Shalt Wilt
Through the Night Softly
Wanted
Wreckroom
copyright
Rules of Reduction O’Rourke Jim O’Rourke
design/illustration
Sleeper Awakes on the Edge of the Abyss Merzbow & Christoph Heemann
editor
Behind Out Jim O’Rourke & Günter Müller 4:35
Electric Dress Merzbow & Carlos Giffoni & Jim O’Rourke 52:16
House of Kaya Jim O’Rourke 4:12
In Besides Between Jim O’Rourke & Günter Müller 8:27
In Over Besides Jim O’Rourke & Günter Müller 8:31
Over in Out Jim O’Rourke & Günter Müller 7:52
Under / Over Jim O’Rourke & Günter Müller 4:59
Under Behind Jim O’Rourke & Günter Müller 10:40
engineer
Captain Easychord Stereolab 5:33
Captain Easychord Stereolab 2:54
Gus the Mynah Bird Stereolab 6:11
Les Bons bons des raisons Stereolab 6:44
Long Life Love Stereolab 7:06
Microchip, Shit! My Cock Is Analog assistant Pluramon 7:55
Moodles Stereolab 7:27
Nothing to Do With Me Stereolab 3:38
The Black Arts Stereolab 5:13
A Ghost Is Born additional Wilco
A Ghost Is Born additional Wilco
A Ghost Is Born additional Wilco
Born Again in the USA Loose Fur
Born Again in the USA Loose Fur
Born Again in the USA Loose Fur
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot additional Wilco
instrument
1998-02-15 Treatise (2-1) electronic instruments [Electronics] Cornelius Cardew 23:14
1998-02-15 Treatise (2-2) electronic instruments [Electronics] Cornelius Cardew 19:14
1998-02-15 Treatise (2-3) electronic instruments [Electronics] Cornelius Cardew 28:44
1998-02-15 Treatise (index 1) electronic instruments [Electronics] Cornelius Cardew 27:21
1998-02-15 Treatise (index 2) electronic instruments [Electronics] Cornelius Cardew 17:26
1998-02-15 Treatise (index 3) electronic instruments [Electronics] Cornelius Cardew 25:21
1998-09-12 Event - September 12, 1998, Minneapolis electronic instruments [computer] Takehisa Kosugi, Christian Marclay, Jim O’Rourke 5:31
2005-07-01 Andre sider af Sonic Youth other instruments [målebånd] Sonic Youth med Mats Gustafsson og Merzbow 57:32
2005-07-01 Andre sider af Sonic Youth guitar Sonic Youth med Mats Gustafsson og Merzbow 57:32
2005-07-01 Andre sider af Sonic Youth keyboard Sonic Youth med Mats Gustafsson og Merzbow 57:32
2006-09-30 Electric Dress electronic instruments [microphone] Merzbow & Carlos Giffoni & Jim O’Rourke 52:16
2006-09-30 Electric Dress synthesizer [synth] Merzbow & Carlos Giffoni & Jim O’Rourke 52:16
A Long Life Is a Slow Death guitar Henry Kaiser & Jim O’Rourke 20:43
A Sweeping Parade of Optimism / Blood Streak electronic instruments Original Silence 22:23
All Aboard for Futuresville! guitar Henry Kaiser & Jim O’Rourke 7:23
An Ecumenical Matter electric guitar and keyboard Loose Fur 3:21
Answers to Your Questions acoustic guitar, bass guitar and electric guitar Loose Fur 4:58
Apostolic acoustic guitar, electric guitar and keyboard Loose Fur 2:49
Argument Left Hanging / Rubber Cement electronic instruments Original Silence 7:34
At Least That’s What You Said piano Wilco 5:36
Baby's Coming Back to Me bass Nancy Sinatra 3:10
Bathroom Floor cello and guest Smog 1:55
Bound Up With Memory: In the Waiting Place guitar Jim O’Rourke 13:40
Company in My Back acoustic guitar Wilco 3:50
Crepescular Refractions / Mystery Eye electronic instruments Original Silence 8:24
Don't Let Him Waste Your Time bass, percussion and piano Nancy Sinatra 3:52
Eureka guitar, organ and synthesizer Jim O’Rourke 9:07
Everybody's Talkin' guitar King Curtis 2:39
Flying Basket guitar Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 1:11:27
Flying Basket harmonica Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 1:11:27
Flying Basket electronic instruments [electronics] Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 1:11:27
Flying Basket, Part 1 guitar Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 18:29
Flying Basket, Part 1 harmonica Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 18:29
Flying Basket, Part 1 electronic instruments [electronics] Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 18:29
Flying Basket, Part 2 guitar Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 19:03
Flying Basket, Part 2 harmonica Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 19:03
Flying Basket, Part 2 electronic instruments [electronics] Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 19:03
Flying Basket, Part 3 electronic instruments [electronics] Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 15:06
Flying Basket, Part 3 guitar Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 15:06
Flying Basket, Part 3 harmonica Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 15:06
Flying Basket, Part 4 harmonica Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 18:49
Flying Basket, Part 4 guitar Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 18:49
Flying Basket, Part 4 electronic instruments [electronics] Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 18:49
Four6 (excerpt) electronic instruments [computer] Stuart Dempster, Takehisa Kosugi, Paul De Marinis, Jim O’Rourke 11:26
Fuzzy Sun percussion and piano Jim O’Rourke 2:35
Ghost Ship in a Storm guitar and piano Jim O’Rourke 3:55
Goldfish Bowl cello and guest Smog 2:01
Graz electronic instruments [G3] Werner Dafeldecker, Christof Kurzmann, Fennesz, Jim O’Rourke, Kevin Drumm & Martin Siewert ?:??
Handshake Drugs electric guitar Wilco 6:08
Happy Holidays guitar Jim O’Rourke 1:36
Hate It Here percussion [percussions] Wilco 4:31
He Felt the Patient Memory of a Reluctant Sea oboe and percussion Jim O’Rourke 15:14
Heaven Is No Longer Paved in Gold guitar Jim O’Rourke 10:19
Hell Is Chrome bass guitar Wilco 4:42
Hey Chicken bass guitar and keyboard Loose Fur 3:02
High Trees & A Few Birds / The Doll's Reflection electronic instruments Original Silence 18:31
Hold These Goddamn Chickens guitar Jim O’Rourke 11:51
Hummingbird bass guitar and electric guitar Wilco 3:16
Just as a Wall of Quiet Flowing Stands Near guitar Henry Kaiser & Jim O’Rourke 10:24
Last of the Few guitar Henry Kaiser & Jim O’Rourke 3:55
Less Than You Think electric guitar and synthesizer Wilco 15:06
Movie on the Way Down bass guitar, guitar, Rhodes piano and synthesizer Jim O’Rourke 7:35
Muzzle of Bees acoustic guitar and piano Wilco 5:00
Not Sport, Martial Art bass, organ, percussion and piano Jim O’Rourke 6:52
Or 4 People (excerpt) electronic instruments [computer] Stuart Dempster, Takehisa Kosugi, Jim O’Rourke, Christian Wolff 6:16
Please Patronize Our Sponsors guitar and piano Jim O’Rourke 3:07
Prelude to 110 or 220 / Women of the World bass guitar, bells, guitar, lap steel guitar, piano, Rhodes piano and synthesizer Jim O’Rourke 8:47
Pretty Sparks acoustic guitar, bass guitar and electric guitar Loose Fur 3:13
Prince Alone in the Studio cello Smog 7:15
Solving Problems Until They All Disappear guitar Jim O’Rourke 4:27
Something Big bass guitar, guitar and Rhodes piano Jim O’Rourke 3:08
Spiders (Kidsmoke) electric guitar, piano and synthesizer Wilco 10:50
Spirits Never Forgive cello, electronic instruments and percussion Jim O’Rourke 18:16
Stations of the Tide guitar Henry Kaiser & Jim O’Rourke 5:18
Stayed a While Then Went Away guitar Jim O’Rourke 4:08
Stupid as the Sun electric guitar Loose Fur 2:33
The Ocean of Truth guitar Henry Kaiser & Jim O’Rourke 9:43
The Palace of Memory guitar Henry Kaiser & Jim O’Rourke 11:42
The Ruling Class bass guitar and electric guitar Loose Fur 3:35
The Workplace piano Jim O’Rourke 7:42
Theologians piano Wilco 3:41
Thou Shalt Wilt electric guitar and keyboard Loose Fur 2:47
Through the Night Softly bass guitar, guitar, Hammond organ and piano Jim O’Rourke 4:49
Try Matty’s guitar Aretha Franklin 2:32
Venusmond, Part I: Der Fall "zu sein" guitar Burkhard Stangl, Oswald Egger 1:48
Venusmond, Part I: Irgendwo ist überall guitar Burkhard Stangl, Oswald Egger 3:34
Venusmond, Part I: Ohne-Mond guitar Burkhard Stangl, Oswald Egger 4:25
Venusmond, Part I: Punktum. Unendlich guitar Burkhard Stangl, Oswald Egger 4:01
Venusmond, Part I: Und ich-ich sehe nichts guitar Burkhard Stangl, Oswald Egger 2:01
Wanted bass guitar, electric guitar and keyboard Loose Fur 3:01
What Light acoustic guitar Wilco 3:35
Wild Is the Wind electric bass guitar John Duncan ?:??
Wild Love cello and guest Smog 1:35
Wishful Thinking organ Wilco 4:46
Wreckroom acoustic guitar, electric guitar and keyboard Loose Fur 8:37
You Are My Face other instruments [feedback] Wilco 4:38
1998 – 1999 Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night keyboard Stereolab
1998 – 1999 Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night bass Stereolab
1998 – 1999 Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night percussion Stereolab
1998 – 1999 Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night guitar Stereolab
Diskaholics Anonymous Trio synthesizer [synth] Diskaholics Anonymous Trio
Diskaholics Anonymous Trio electronic instruments [computer] Diskaholics Anonymous Trio
Sonic Nurse electric bass guitar Sonic Youth
Sonic Nurse bass guitar and guitar Sonic Youth
Sonic Nurse bass guitar and guitar Sonic Youth
Sound-Dust acoustic guitar, celesta, Clavinet, electronic instruments, glockenspiel, guitar, harpsichord, keyboard, marimba, organ, piano, Rhodes piano and vibraphone Stereolab
Sound-Dust acoustic guitar, celesta, Clavinet, electronic instruments, glockenspiel, guitar, harpsichord, keyboard, marimba, organ, piano, Rhodes piano and vibraphone Stereolab
tetrodotoxin guitar Akira Sakata & Jim O’Rourke
instrument arranger
Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night strings Stereolab
Sky Blue Sky (special delux edition) strings Wilco
liner notes
Merzbox Merzbow
lyricist
Answers to Your Questions
Apostolic
Elegant Transaction
Eureka
Ghost Ship in a Storm
Happy Holidays
Movie on the Way Down
Prelude to 110 or 220
So Long
Stupid as the Sun
The Ruling Class
Thou Shalt Wilt
mastering
Camp SKiN GRAFT Now Wave (!) Compilation Various Artists
Electric Dress Merzbow & Carlos Giffoni & Jim O’Rourke
mix
2003-01 – 2003-03 Kim Gordon and the Arthur Doyle Hand Cream Sonic Youth 4:51
2004-02 Dripping Dream Sonic Youth 7:46
2004-02 Dude Ranch Nurse Sonic Youth 5:44
2004-02 I Love You Golden Blue Sonic Youth 7:03
2004-02 New Hampshire Sonic Youth 5:12
2004-02 Paper Cup Exit Sonic Youth 5:57
2004-02 Pattern Recognition Sonic Youth 6:33
2004-02 Peace Attack Sonic Youth 6:10
2004-02 Stones Sonic Youth 7:08
2004-02 Unmade Bed Sonic Youth 3:54
2006 Andre sider af Sonic Youth Sonic Youth med Mats Gustafsson og Merzbow 57:32
Agnès B Musique Sonic Youth 18:15
Alpha Jim O’Rourke, Michael Prime & Eddie Prévost 17:19
Ashes of American Flags Wilco 4:44
Blue Milk Stereolab 11:30
Caleidoscopic Gaze Stereolab 8:09
Captain Easychord Stereolab 2:54
Captain Easychord Stereolab 5:33
Coal Cooker Günter Müller, Voice Crack & Jim O’Rourke 18:46
Fried Mushroom Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 8:41
Fruit Pants Günter Müller, Voice Crack & Jim O’Rourke 5:39
Gus the Mynah Bird Stereolab 6:11
Hair Toaster Günter Müller, Voice Crack & Jim O’Rourke 5:17
Heavy Metal Drummer Wilco 3:09
I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Wilco 6:58
I’m the Man Who Loves You Wilco 3:56
International Spy Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 2:43
Italian Shoes Continuum Stereolab 4:36
Jesus, Etc. Wilco 3:52
Kamera Wilco 3:30
Lemonade Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 6:42
Les Bons bons des raisons Stereolab 6:44
Long Life Love Stereolab 7:06
Moodles Stereolab 7:27
Neu Adult Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 2:38
Nothing to Do With Me Stereolab 3:38
Olive’s Horn Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 4:27
Paperbag / Orange Laptop Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 6:20
Poor Places Wilco 5:18
Pot Kettle Black Wilco 4:01
Puncture in the Radax Permutation Stereolab 5:49
Radio Cure Wilco 5:09
Reservations Wilco 7:23
Shoe Chocolate Günter Müller, Voice Crack & Jim O’Rourke 19:56
Sock Shaver Günter Müller, Voice Crack & Jim O’Rourke 8:23
Stuck on Gum Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 4:10
Take It to the Hit Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 7:54
Take Me Back Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori feat. Yuka Honda 4:28
The Black Arts Stereolab 5:13
The Emergency Kisses Stereolab 5:54
The Free Design Stereolab ?:??
The Free Design Stereolab 3:48
The Good Part Wilco 2:48
The Spiracles Stereolab 3:41
War on War Wilco 3:49
We Are the Princesses Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 3:39
What Do You Want? (Kim) Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 4:00
Wild Is the Wind John Duncan ?:??
With Friends Like These Stereolab 5:50
2005-07-13 – 2005-07-17 tetrodotoxin Akira Sakata & Jim O’Rourke
A Ghost Is Born Wilco
A Ghost Is Born Wilco
A Ghost Is Born Wilco
Born Again in the USA Loose Fur
Born Again in the USA Loose Fur
Born Again in the USA Loose Fur
In Sisters All And Felony Brise-Glace
Kouen Kyoudai 公園兄弟 Masami Akita & Eiko Ishibashi
Kouen Kyoudai 公園兄弟 Masami Akita & Eiko Ishibashi
Murray Street Sonic Youth
Murray Street Sonic Youth
Sonic Nurse Sonic Youth
Ys Joanna Newsom
performer
1996-09 The Bells of St. Mary Gastr del Sol 4:01
California (feat. Jim O'Rourke) Bobby Conn 6:54
The Magic Sound of Fenn O'Berg Fennesz, O'Rourke, Rehberg
phonographic copyright
2015 Flying Basket Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow
producer
2013-06 Flying Basket Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 1:11:27
2013-06 Flying Basket, Part 1 Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 18:29
2013-06 Flying Basket, Part 2 Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 19:03
2013-06 Flying Basket, Part 3 Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 15:06
2013-06 Flying Basket, Part 4 Akira Sakata & Jim O'Rourke with Chikamorachi & Merzbow 18:49
Blue Milk Stereolab 11:30
Caleidoscopic Gaze Stereolab 8:09
Fried Mushroom Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 8:41
International Spy Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 2:43
Italian Shoes Continuum Stereolab 4:36
Lemonade Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 6:42
Neu Adult Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 2:38
Olive’s Horn Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 4:27
Paperbag / Orange Laptop Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 6:20
Puncture in the Radax Permutation Stereolab 5:49
Stuck on Gum Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 4:10
Take It to the Hit Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 7:54
Take Me Back Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori feat. Yuka Honda 4:28
The Emergency Kisses Stereolab 5:54
The Free Design Stereolab 3:48
The Free Design Stereolab ?:??
The Spiracles Stereolab 3:41
Trapped and Drowning Barbara Manning 7:02
We Are the Princesses Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 3:39
What Do You Want? (Kim) Kim Gordon / DJ Olive / Ikue Mori 4:00
With Friends Like These Stereolab 5:50
A Ghost Is Born Wilco
A Ghost Is Born Wilco
A Ghost Is Born Wilco
Comfort of Strangers Beth Orton
Comfort of Strangers Beth Orton
Comfort of Strangers (limited edition, copy controlled) Beth Orton
Comfort of Strangers Beth Orton
tetrodotoxin Akira Sakata & Jim O’Rourke
recording
1998 – 1999 Blue Milk Stereolab 11:30
1998 – 1999 Caleidoscopic Gaze Stereolab 8:09
1998 – 1999 Italian Shoes Continuum Stereolab 4:36
1998 – 1999 Puncture in the Radax Permutation Stereolab 5:49
1998 – 1999 The Emergency Kisses Stereolab 5:54
1998 – 1999 The Free Design Stereolab 3:48
1998 – 1999 The Spiracles Stereolab 3:41
And Goodbye Flying Saucer Attack / Roy Montgomery 8:49
The Free Design Stereolab ?:??
Wild Is the Wind John Duncan ?:??
With Friends Like These Stereolab 5:50
Kouen Kyoudai 公園兄弟 Masami Akita & Eiko Ishibashi
Kouen Kyoudai 公園兄弟 Masami Akita & Eiko Ishibashi
Murray Street Sonic Youth
Murray Street Sonic Youth
remixer
"I Took the Opportunity to Antique My End Table" The Sea and Cake 7:29
Accordion (remixed by Jim O'Rourke) Neneh Cherry & The Thing 6:12
Characi (6 Seconds Over Sheffield) Autechre 5:57
Do While (Jim O'Rourke remix) Oval 5:36
House of Kaya Jim O’Rourke 4:12
Initial Gesture Protraction Tortoise 4:47
Initial Gesture Protraction Tortoise ?:??
Leaving This Island (Jim O'Rourke mix) The Pastels 2:35
Love Me Sweet (Jim O'Rourke remix) Kid Loco 7:24
Mandatory Plastic Cup (Jim O'Rourke remix) Voice Crack 5:16
Mini-Management (remixed by Jim O'Rourke) The High Llamas 8:27
Mystery Brethern Vironment (Jim O'Rourke remix) Mice Parade 10:40
Obon Organum 4:48
Okinai (Jim O'Rourke remix) Die Haut 7:45
Reference Resistance Gate Tortoise 8:47
Reference Resistance Gate (remix by Jim O'Rourke) Tortoise 8:47
Thrones and Dominions (Jim O'Rourke remix) Earth 16:30
Ts Baby Hecker 4:54
2005-07-13 – 2005-07-17 tetrodotoxin Akira Sakata & Jim O’Rourke
vocal
Answers to Your Questions lead vocals Loose Fur 4:58
Apostolic background vocals Loose Fur 2:49
Eureka lead vocals Jim O’Rourke 9:07
Ghost Ship in a Storm lead vocals Jim O’Rourke 3:55
Happy Holidays lead vocals Jim O’Rourke 1:36
Movie on the Way Down lead vocals Jim O’Rourke 7:35
Please Patronize Our Sponsors Jim O’Rourke 3:07
Prelude to 110 or 220 / Women of the World lead vocals Jim O’Rourke 8:47
Pretty Sparks background vocals Loose Fur 3:13
Something Big lead vocals Jim O’Rourke 3:08
Stupid as the Sun lead vocals Loose Fur 2:33
Thou Shalt Wilt lead vocals Loose Fur 2:47
Through the Night Softly Jim O’Rourke 4:49
writer
Karen Revisited
Unmade Bed