Pat Irwin is currently composing the music for the AMC series “Feed The Beast” set to premier on June 5, 2016.
Past credits include Showtime’s Nurse Jackie and HBO’s Bored to Death as well as numerous independent films including: “But I’m A Cheerleader,” “My New Gun,” and “Bam Bam And Celeste.” Documentaries include HBO’s “Fall To Grace,” written and directed by Academy Award winner Alexandra Pelosi, (Sundance 2013) He has composed scores for hundreds of cartoons including “SpongeBob SquarePants,” “Rocko’s Modern Life,” “Pepper Ann,” and “Class of 3000” (with OutKast’s Andre 3000) and “Peg + Cat,” currently airing on PBS. He received ASCAP Film & Television Awards in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 for his contributions to the “SpongeBob” soundtrack.
Pat Irwin was a member of The B-52s from 1989-2008. He was also a founding member of The Raybeats (formed in 1979 with George Scott, Don Christensen, and Jody Harris, from the Contortions) and Eight Eyed Spy (formed in 1979 with Lydia Lunch and Jim Sclavunos from Teenage Jesus.) The Raybeats recently released “The Lost Philip Glass Sessions” on Orange Mountain Music (OMM.) The recordings were produced by the iconic composer Philip Glass and were recorded with Philip Glass, Kurt Munckasi, and members of the Philip Glass Ensemble. Originally recorded in 1982 the tracks were never completed or released until 2013 on OMM.