Category Archives: Jim O’Rourke


Band: Jim O’Rourke Album: Eureka Best song: “Something Big” and the title track are great. Worst song: “Happy Holidays” is not really needed. I started college in the fall of 1999 after spending my high school years trying to understand the Chicago underground music scene. When I got to college, I gravitated right toward the […]

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Band: Jim O’Rourke Album: Insignificance Best song: “Memory Lame” and “Therefore, I Am” are awesome. “All Downhill From Here” is very good. Worst song: The final track, “Life Goes Off” is not great. I didn’t drink in college, so I had a slightly different college experience than a lot of people. Which is to say […]

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    I'm Ross Jordan Gianfortune. I am not a writer, but I sometimes write here about music and my life. I live in Washington, DC.

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