Venture Bros. Season 6 on DVD and Blu-ray

venture-bros-poster-patrick-ledgerAdult Swim has announced that The Venture Bros. Season 6 will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on October 4, 2016. The season features new musical score from JG Thirlwell throughout.

The cult hit series from creator Jackson Publick (The Tick) scored No. 1 rankings among adults and men 18-24, 18-34 and 18-49 for its timeslot when the hotly anticipated sixth season first aired earlier this year, after a 2 ½ year hiatus.

The home entertainment release contains all eight epic episodes from season six, plus the new-to-disc 2015 All This and Gargantua-2 45-minute special. Thirlwell’s musical score for this special was nominated for an Annie Award, the highest accolade in the field of animation.

Episodes included are: “Hostile Makeover,” “Maybe No Go,” “Faking Miracles,” “Rapacity in Blue,” “Tanks for Nuthin’,” “It Happening One Night,” “A Party for Tarzan” , “Red Means Stop” plus All This and Gargantua-2“. Bonus material includes commentaries for every episode and deleted scenes.

JG Thirlwell scores "Archer" series on FX

Screen shot 2016-03-22 at 8.06.41 AMJG Thirlwell is creating the musical score for the new season of the critically acclaimed hit show Archer. Archer is an animated, half-hour comedy that revolves around a former spy agency turned private investigation firm and the lives of its employees. The new season, which is Archer‘s seventh, begins airing on March 31 2016 in the US on the FX network. Until now Archer has been using stock music for their score, and this is their first season with a composer. JG will also continue work on Venture Bros for Adult Swim / Cartoon Network, and will be releasing Volume 2 of Venture Bros soundtracks on his Ectopic Ents label through an arrangement with Adult Swim very soon. Thirlwell was recently nominated for an Annie Award for his work on the Venture Bros, which is the highest honor in the field of animation.

All new Venture Bros special for Jan 2015

vb2014-special-announceA brand new one hour Venture Bros special will be airing January 19th, 2015 (at midnight ET/PT) on Adult Swim / Cartoon Network.

Space. The final frontier, where no one can hear you scream, revenge is only served cold, and the drinks are comped in the casino. Join the Ventures—and pretty much everyone they’ve ever crossed paths with—as they rocket to the Gargantua-2 space station for an epic, hour-long adventure that will change the Ventureverse as we know it forever.
This double episode will feature a ton of new music by JG Thirlwell. The rest of season six will be airing at a later date.

Venture Bros Season Five moved to June 2 2013

imagesThe Venture Brothers Season 5 Premiere has been moved back to June 2nd 2013 at Midnight on Adult Swim / Cartoon Network. JG Thirlwell advises that you should continue to hold your breath as it’s going to be a wild ride. Go Team Venture!

Venture Bros Season Five imminent

Screen shot 2013-03-16 at 3.05.35 AMJG Thirlwell has finished scoring season five of The Venture Bros. The season premieres on May 19 at midnight on Adult Swim. JG is excited for the new season and feels it may contain some of his best scoring work to date. You can see a preview of the season here.

Venture Bros Season Four Part Two out now on DVD

Venture Bros Season Four Part Two is now available on DVD. The disc contain eight episodes, including the double length season closer “Operation P.R.O.M.”, and is brimming with new scores by JG Thirlwell, as well as commentary on each episode by Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer. It is available at Amazon, the Adult Swim store and many fine retailers.

New Steroid Maximus live videos posted

Four videos from the Steroid Maximus at Prospect Park bandshell in Brooklyn show last summer have just been posted in the video section of foetus.org. For the show (which was part of the Celebrate Brooklyn festival),  JG Thirlwell assembled and conducted a twenty piece mini-orchestra.

Among the clips is an edited version of a Venture Bros medley which includes versions of “Fumblestealth”, “Bolly” and “No Vacancy (Venture Bros Theme)”,  as well as an explosive version of “Gawker” from the Venture Bros soundtrack and two tracks from the Steroid Maximus album Ectopia: “L’espion Qui A Pleure” and “Aclectasis”.

The videos were shot by Drew Ravani and Margarita Jimeno, and edited by Rimma Dreyband.