Sounds Heard: Jim O’Rourke—The Visitor

By Jeremy Podgursky
O‚ÄôRourke wrote all the music, performed all of the instrumental parts, and recorded The Visitor in his home studio in Tokyo—and the finished product is a mile wide and several miles deep.

Sounds Heard: TimeTable Percussion

Despite the complexity and scurrying motion of some of the music on TimeTable Percussion’s inaugural release, there is a satisfying, contemplative feel throughout; even the most rambunctious moments are allowed to breathe and then diffuse, an approach that prevents anything from becoming too forceful or overbearing.