Great Job, Internet!: Read This: The men behind the music on Adventure Time

Among the many sublime elements that come together to make Adventure Time one of the best cartoons on television is the music. Vice‘s music blog Noisey spoke with the show’s head musicians Casey James Basichis and Tim Kiefer, who have been writing the music for all six season of the show’s run. They attended the California Institute Of Arts with Adventure Time‘s creator Pendleton Ward, and as they tell Noisey‘s Emma Garland, making music for the show is an intense process. The results, as you can hear, are oh so beautiful—from fun dance grooves to heartbreaking confessionals.

The musicians add some perspective to the show itself, with Kiefer discussing how much the show has evolved:

By this point it feels like we’re neck-deep embroiled in “The Hero’s Journey” narrative. The characters have taken on countless new dimensions; fresh relationships forged while others …

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