After years of being on the road and in the studio as a multi-instrumentalist, Jim switched gears in 2004 to work exclusively in the recording studio.
Jim splits time between being a writer and producer for Kobalt Publishing, producing records and developing artists for his label Santa Monica Recordings which is distributed by Kobalt as well.
From 2011 – 2015 he co-owned Kung Fu Culture Publishing with major motion picture music supervisor Dave Jordan. Dave and his company Format have supervised films like A Star Is Born, Trolls, Straight Out Of Compton, Sing, Guardians of The Galaxy, The Avengers, and Pitch Perfect to name a few. Jim’s songs have been featured in many major motion pictures, trailers, commercials and television shows.
Jim is also an executive producer for Apple Music / Beats1 Radio with Zane Lowe. He currently produces Joshua Homme's (Queens of the Stone Age / Eagles of Death Metal) show The Alligator Hour, St. Vincent’s Mixtape Delivery Service, Ezra Koenig’s (Vampire Weekend) Time Crisis, and Haim’s show Haim Time.