Jim is a songwriter & musician from Dundalk, Ireland, currently based in London.
Having studied Fine Art at the Limerick School of Art & Design, he moved to the UK to pursue music & art.
He has created long-form ambient tracks for meditation, short film scores and made musical compositions for Tate & Christies as well as lending his music to advertisements.
Jim is an Associate Member of the Screen Composers Guild of Ireland.
Under the musical moniker 'Video Blue', he has self-recorded and produced 2 albums and numerous singles.
As a live act, Video Blue has toured throughout the UK & Ireland, including appearances at Electric Picnic, Castlepalooza & Standon Calling. He has played with acts such as Razorlight, Pillow Queens & Sinead O'Brien.
Video Blue's music has been played on RTÉ 2fm, BBC 6music, X Radio and beyond.
In furthering the self-taught production skills, he has recently moved into remixing and reworking music by others, such as whenyoung, Sounds of System Breakdown & Giant Party.
Jim also hosts the show 'Dusk Moves' on Boogaloo Radio.
On this weekly show of music & conversation; he has interviewed Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth), Bernard Butler, Suggs, producers John Leckie, Mike Chapman & many more.
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