A rare series of solo shows for Jim O'Rourke in Tokyo this week. Anyone attending gets a compilation put together by the ex-Sonic Youth man. The shows cover the whole of O'Rourke's career: 17 June: 1980s table top guitar and electronics, 18 June: College Days Compositions, involving a world premiere of a set with string quartet and oscillators with Aunt Esther and Mizu No Nai Umi, 19 June: O'Rourke performs Bad Timing and Happy Days, 20 June: Big Band and Tapes, 21 June: New jazz trio with compositions by O'Rourke, plus Kafka's Snore. 22 June: closes with a song-based set of old and new material.
Details on booking etc via TimeOut Tokyo.