|Born in 1969, composer/improviser/producer Jim O'Rourke has already built an impressive resume in the international rock/improvisation underground. He has recorded as a member of the experimental rock groups Gastr Del Sol, The Red Krayola, Brise Glace and Yona Kit, recorded a half dozen of his own albums of guitar improvisation and musique-concrete compositions on the Staalplaat, Extreme, Divided, Entenpfuhl and Metamkine labels, released collaborative recordings with Henry Kaiser, K.K. Null, Gunter Muller, Eddie Prevost, Evan Parker and Nicholas Collins, and produced albums by Tony Conrad, Faust, Melt Banana and Space Streakings.
Electro-acoustic music is the thread that connects O'Rourke's varied activities and comprises his main compositional effort. These pieces, two years in the making, stand out as his finest constructions to date.