FX’s ‘Baskets’ to Feature Music by Andrew Bird

Posted: January 19, 2016 by filmmusicreporter in TV Scoring Assignments
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basketsAndrew Bird is composing the score for the new FX original series Baskets. The show is created by Louis C.K., Zach Galifianakis & Jonathan Krisel (Portlandia) and stars Galifianakis himself, alongside Louie Anderson, Martha Kelly, Sabina Sciubba and Ernest Adams. The comedy is set in Bakersfield, California and follows a man who sets out on becoming a professional clown. After failing to get a degree at a prestigious clowning school in Paris, he is stuck with a job at a local rodeo. Louis C.K., Galifianakis & Krisel are also executive producing the project with M. Blair Breard (Louie), Dave Becky (Master of None, Everybody Hates Chris), Marc Gurvitz (According to Jim) and Andrea Pett-Joseph. Bird who is best known for his recording career as a singer/songwriter has previously scored a couple of shorts, as well as the 2010 feature Norman. Baskets premieres on January 21 and will air every Thursday night on FX. Visit the official show website for updates.