Jim O’Rourke
To Magnetize Money And Catch A Roving Eye
Sonoris
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2019
4CD
35.09
SNS-16
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Tracklist
1Excerpt 1 2:20
2Excerpt 2 1:50
3Excerpt 3 2:40

A 4-hour work recorded at Steamroom (composer’s studio) between 2017 and 2018. Detailed and delicate electronic layers, processed instruments, and ambiguous field recordings come together in a slow-moving, fascinating kaleidoscope with multiple reflections and wrong turns, always in constant state of flux. The finely crafted art of subterfuge. “To magnetize money and catch a roving eye”, 4 CDs – a hypnotic, multi-faceted, labyrinthine piece which flows as slowly as a river while speeding back through memory, and shows all the talent of Jim O’Rourke.

Composer, performer, multi-instrumentalist, born in Chicago in 1969, Jim O’ Rourke is a veritable chameleon, working at the frontiers of very diverse musical genres.