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Father & Son | The Music of Harvey Beaks

December 23, 2015 - When I sat down with C.H. Greenblatt to spot the episode “Yampions,” I was initially excited by the idea of writing some Renaissance/Baroque style music with electronic instruments; channeling my inner J.S. Bach by way of…

The Harvey Beaks Orchestra, 2015

November 13, 2015 - This last week, Team Harvey Beaks flew to Seattle, WA to record music for the current and upcoming season of our show. We recorded with 60 MUSICIANS! A full symphonic orchestra worth of world-class talent from…

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Halloween Harvey Beaks Theme | The Music of Harvey Beaks

October 23, 2015 - Here’s a reworking of our theme song I made a bit creepier with the help of a harpsichord, a contrabassoon, a theremin, a minor key, and some unexpected chord changes. Its always exciting for me take…

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“The Birth of Harvey” | The Music of Harvey Beaks

October 10, 2015 - This weeks’ episode of Harvey Beaks (Icky Chicky) featured a heartwarming flashback of Harvey hatching from his egg. I got to write this little lullaby and title card sequence with music boxes, xylophones, glockenspiels, assorted electronics…

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Magic Children Doing Things | Main Title Theme

October 4, 2015 - I had the pleasure of working with Harvey Beaks story-boarder and web comic artist Monica Ray last year on her peculiar short, Magic Children Doing Things. @montiray is an exceptionally talented artist with a cheerfully irreverent…

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“King of Pranks” Music Suite | The Music of Harvey Beaks

Sept. 18, 2015 - Here’s a fun & simple suite of some of the musical score that punctuates Harvey’s antics in the “King of Pranks” episode. I am truly most at home in this odd/playful/silly/absurd style of writing and I…

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“Pee-Choo” Variations | The Music of Harvey Beaks

One musical theme that has been featured again and again on Harvey Beaks is something we call the “Pee-Choo theme,” which was introduced in the very first episode of the season. It’s always fun to reinterpret this theme and I’ve…

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The Chance Parade | The Music of Harvey Beaks

There’s a cavalcade of dreamers, 
confetti and streamers 
Where floats are filled with broken rules 
and the hopes and whispers of fools 
The spectacle is there to see 
to those lost in pleasant reverie 
But perhaps you haven’t got the

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DAD BAND Montage | The Music of Harvey Beaks

July 25, 2015 - One of my favorite subversive things to do as a composer on a television show  that reaches millions of children all around the world is to include stylistic musical homages to my favorite artists. I consider…

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When I Nod by: Joanna Wang

June 30, 2015 - While Harvey Beaks is on hiatus, I thought I’d share a song from one of my dear friends: the super-weird and talented Joanna Wang. Aside from the members of Oingo Boingo, she is the best thing…

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“Easy’s Radio Music” | The Music of Harvey Beaks

June 8, 2015 - The exterminator named Easy from “A Mighty Foo” is clearly one of the most disturbing characters to have ever appeared on Harvey Beaks (I wonder how many noticed this sociopath Anteater grabbing one of Mrs…