Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music.
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Carter Burwell Quotes
How does my music connect to an audience? That is just a complete mystery to...
Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives...
Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which...
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun.
I like business and personal life to be distinct.
Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense...
I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not...
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.
If someone suddenly lost their director the day before shooting and wanted me to step...
I don't personally see my work as being dark. What interests me is a balance...
I almost never try to make the audience comfortable. I wouldn't want that if I...
I think being a little nuts is helpful.
I'm one of those people who is actually inspired by a deadline. I might not...
The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.
I just love the sheer mess of New York.
I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World,...