Los Angeles is an industry town, and it has great facilities and personnel. The disadvantage is that everyone there seems to talk about the same subject matter.
Quote by Carter Burwell
Carter Burwell Quotes
Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me.
If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun.
Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music.
John Barry was my hero when I was about 13. His scores to the James...
Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense...
Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which...
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
I just love the sheer mess of New York.
Music is the subliminal connecting adhesive in film, or at least in narrative feature films.
I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World,...
Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not...
I almost never try to make the audience comfortable. I wouldn't want that if I...
When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.
Conducting, I tried it once off the cuff, and quickly realized there were subtle aspects...
The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.
I think being a little nuts is helpful.
I prefer a life in which we don't take ourselves too seriously.
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
I'm one of those people who is actually inspired by a deadline. I might not...
If someone suddenly lost their director the day before shooting and wanted me to step...