Words matter. These are the best Jim Coleman Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
But in my college years it got to the point where my friends and I didn’t do anything without consuming a massive amount of alcohol before we went anywhere or did anything, and you know that.
I grew up outside of DC, New York state, and Connecticut.
I guess professionally it began when Hal Hartley used some music of mine in his film The Unbelievable Truth.
I think that one of the strengths of Cop Shoot Cop lay in the different, and at times, clashing personalities, Ideally, I want to have both ways of working in my life.
And when that’s working, the sum can be greater than the parts.
I’ve had a lot of highs in my life and a lot of lows, some pivotal experiences, and in ways I feel like I’ve already lived a couple of lives.
Yes, I was forced to take piano lessons for 8 years as a child.
And I definitely have an affinity with the piano.
I actually went to film school and was making experimental films for a short time, so it wasn’t such a leap.
And I think that I’d be a natural for scoring horror movies.
As a kid, I used to go see all the jazz players, Oscar Peterson, Stan Kenton, Dave Brubeck, Dizzy Gillespe.
But Contra la Puerta was done mostly in the opposite way, starting with sounds and melodies.
I do remember being in high school and trying to go to an Outlaws concert, but I was too drunk and ended up in trouble with the police at some truck stop on 95 in Connecticut.
For electronica music, David Linton has been doing this series called Unity Gain, which is pretty cool.
But things can happen in a band, or any type of collaboration, that would not otherwise happen.
And I don’t know where I’m heading. I mean, I’ve got a pretty good idea of what I want in life.
So, through playing with Cop I realized that there is a potentially interested audience out in the world.
In scoring, I usually start with a sound or group of sounds, searching out what feels right.
I like to think that my finest hour is still ahead of me, so I can look forward rather than look backward.