Thursday, April 19, 2012

Original Music from "Supporting Characters"

The score I composed and recorded for Dan Schechter's film "Supporting Characters" starring Alex Karpovsky, Tarik Lowe, Arielle Kebbel, Kevin Corrigan, Sophia Takai & Lena Dunham (premiering April 20th at Tribeca Film Festival) is available to download on itunes.

As this Sonic Scoop article explains, Schechter helped with the edit on both of my films (Alter Egos and Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Undead) and both film trailers.

Here's the trailer for Supporting Characters (you can sample a bit of my score which plays throughout.)

Find showtimes and tix here.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Superheroes and Femme Fatales for the Holidays

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a Christmas elf, cheerily hammering away in Santa’s workshop all year? After a year like this, I know what it’s like. So here are some of the Christmas treats I’ve been building and polishing for you.

For the nostalgic Super hero fan in all of us, remembering a time when colorful tights were all the rage, here’s the teaser trailer for a new film I’ve been working on called “Alter Egos” starring many familiar faces from “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Undead.”

Here’s the link:

http://www.youtube.com/alteregosmovie

And because there’s nothing more Christmas-y than a beautiful girl with a gun shooting bad guys here’s my “To The Top” Video, starring the gorgeous, charming and deadly Aurelie Claudel, directed by Heidi Hartwig, in case you missed it.

http://www.youtube.com/jordangalland

Stuff your digital stockings with the whole “To The Top” album available at i-tunes.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/to-the-top-ep/id425198913

If you’re sentimental for the days of Dopo Yume, put “True Romance” (with new bonus tracks) under your digital tree.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/true-romance/id384121029

Sunday, July 10, 2011

"To The Top" goes to L.A.

As a winner of the Critics Choice award of the talenthouse.com contest, the music video for ‘To The Top,’ directed by Heidi Hartwig, starring Aurelie Claudel, Waris Ahluwalia and Nigel Barker will be showing on the big screen at the La Jolla Fashion Film Festival this July 29th & 30th.
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artwork by Daniel Horowitz

Sunday, April 10, 2011

To The Top EP

My new EP “To The Top” is available on i-tunes now.

Here are videos of two of the songs:

“To The Top” directed by Heidi Hartwig, starring Aurelie Claudel.


“The Party Years” in studio footage.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

New 4 song EP in the works...

After releasing two fairly mellow acoustic style records, I’ve been making an EP of four songs that is a little bit closer to my first Dopo Yume full length in energy, synthy-ness and bass riffs. But if you still crave the acoustic, don’t worry, because 1 of the 4 is as east village open-mic café-style as I’ve ever done.

It will be released in late Spring, but for now, check out this video from last month in the studio.

IN THE STUDIO: with Jordan Galland from plastic pearl on Vimeo.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Remixing Metaphores: Making of "Shroedinger's Cat" Music Video

I got the call on a Wednesday afternoon that we needed to film the video the following Monday at Union Pool. I was lucky enough to get an awesome, hardworking last minute skeleton crew willing to spend Halloween weekend building sets and doing pre-production. Sean and Charlotte did all the historical costumes and took care of casting themselves, which made it possible to put it together so quickly. Below is a video filmed on the set and some story boards I drew. We had only 8 hours to load in and film every shot, clean up and load out before Union Pool opened to the public.

Making of "Shroedinger's Cat" Music Video from Jordan Galland on Vimeo.


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and here's the actual video...

The G.O.A.S.T.T. "Shroedinger's Cat" from Jordan Galland on Vimeo.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Harold and Mod: a behind the scenes look at the “Requiem” music video

It was a hot day in august. The 27th, I think. We shot for 16 hours in four different locations in manhattan. The budget was 1000 dollars total. Below is a video of interview footage cut together with onset photographs.