Jim O'Rourke Biography

Jim O'Rourke (January 18, 1969, Chicago, Illinois) is a Tokyo-based American performer, composer and record producer.

O'Rourke collaborated with a long list of musicians including Illusion Of Safety, Christoph Heemann, David Grubbs, Loren Connors, Wilco, Henry Kaiser, K.K. Null, Günter Müller, Voice Crack, Evan Parker, Phill Niblock, Mats Gustafsson, Tony Conrad, Faust, Space Streakings, Loose Fur, Sonic Youth, Fennesz, Diskaholics Anonymous Trio, Carlos Giffoni, Keiji Haino, Masami Akita, Masaya Nakahara, Takehisa Kosugi, FIRE!, Akira Sakata, Oren Ambarchi (among others...)

O'Rourke scored several films and ran Moikai & Dexter's Cigar labels.

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