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M&M’s “My M&M’s”
Producer: Draftfcb
Composer: Mark Greenberg

This was the first of four M&M’s spots I scored. This one features voiceover by SNL alum and Wicked star Ana Gasteyer.

Alpha Phi “Our Sigma”
Producer: BoomThrift
Animation: Also-Online
Composer: Mark Greenberg

One of two animated shorts for Alpha Phi that I’ve created music for. The folks that did the illustration and animation also coincidently designed the Mayfair Workshop website.

Online Game Theme Montage
Cartoon Network/
Adult Swim
Producer: Ham in the Fridge
Composer: Mark Greenberg

To date, ask this video has 1,843,576 hits on YouTube. It’s a montage of snippets from Cartoon Network and Adult Swim online games produced by Ham in the Fridge, Minneapolis with all audio and music composed by me.

“Died Young Stayed Pretty”
Director: Eileen Yaghoobian
Composer: Mark Greenberg

The trailer for independent documentary “Died Young Stayed Pretty” by Canadian filmmaker Eileen Yaghoobian. The film takes an interesting look into current underground punk rock poster making scenes throughout North America.

Producer: Mode Project
Composer: Mark Greenberg

We worked on two versions; this national version and another for CASA’s local Illinois chapter. Voiceover by Second City’s Jen Bills.

Meals On Wheels
Producer: Mode Project
Composer: Mark Greenberg

M&M’s “At Home”
Producer: IMC2
Composer: Mark Greenberg

Another installment of our MyM&M’s work.

Target – ChannelRed
Produced: Ham in the Fridge
Composer: Mark Greenberg

This was part of a national campaign for Target’s own in-store ChannelRed. I also worked on a 10 second ‘bug’ and a 15 second preview as well.

Producer: Sponge
Composer: Mark Greenberg

“Five Minutes to Kill (Yourself)”
Adult Swim Online Games
Producer: Ham in the Fridge
Composer: Mark Greenberg

I created the theme music, gameplay music, and winning and loosing scenerio music as well as all the sound design for the whole series of the very popular Adult Swim’s FIVE MINUTES TO KILL (YOURSELF) online games. Finally I’m ‘cool’ in the eyes of 12 year olds!

Kashi “Guard Dog”
Producer: Amazon
Composer: Mark Greenberg

One of two animated spots I did for the folks at Amazon Advertising and Agoraphone for Kashi Heart to Heart cereal. Session musicians for these included current members of Iron & Wine and NRBQ!

Safeway “O Organics”
Producer: DDB Chicago
Composer: Mark Greenberg

“Music House of Tomorrow”
Producer: Calabash
VO: Dave O’Donnell
Composer: multiple

With help from our friends Dave O’Donnell and Calabash Animation, we created a fun animated short showing our creative process at the Mayfair Workshop… featuring our patented secret weapon, the MAYFAIR-O-PHONIUM.

Wilco “Born Alone”
Director: Mark Greenberg
Label: dBpm/Anti-

I directed the official video for the song “Born Alone” from Wilco’s The Whole Love LP. The video is made up of thousands of images I collected during the tracking of the album. I was also worked as engineer’s assistant on these recordings.

The Raccoonists “Own It”
Director: Mark Greenberg
Label: Polyvinyl

The Raccoonists are a band made up of Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy and his sons Spencer and Sammy. This song is from a split 7″ they did with the great Deerhoof. I created their official non-official video.

Mark Greenberg Bio


I own and operate the Mayfair Workshop, clinic an audio and music composition shop in Chicago IL. In addition to managing a group of twelve composers, I’ve created music and sound design for many clients such as M&M’s, Volkswagen, Target, Safeway, Coke, McDonald’s, SC Johnson, Kashi, Hewlett-Packard, 3M, BestBuy, TicketsNow, Meals on Wheels, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Ambien, Unilever, Wagner, Amtrak, and the Chicago Cubs among others. I’ve worked with many agencies and design firms such as DDB, Draftfcb, Upshot, AronldWorldwide, W+K, Cramer-Krasselt, Second City, Coudal Partners, Barbarian Group, Mode Projects, and Rivet.

In addition to ad work, my production credits include working on the production team for albums by Wilco (dBpm), Mavis Staples (Anti-), Andrew Bird (Fat Possum), the Mekons (Bloodshot), Edith Frost (Drag City), Azita (Drag City), the Zincs (Thrill Jockey), and On Fillmore (Dead Oceans).

As a musician, my credits include playing on records by OKGO (Capital), Wilco (Reprise), Mavis Staples (Anti-), Delta 72 (Touch and Go), Dianogah (Southern), Tsunami (Simple Machines), and Jenny Toomey (Misra) among many others.

I was a founding member of the Coctails (Hi-Ball/Carrot Top) and have recorded and/or toured with bands such as Archer Prewitt (Thrill Jockey), Eleventh Dream Day (Thrill Jockey), the Sea & Cake (Thrill Jockey), Smog (Drag City), Chestnut Station (Drag City), Kelly Hogan (Anti-), and Candy Gold (featuring members of Cheap Trick and Wilco).

I also created the official video for the song “Born Alone”, a track from Wilco‘s 2011 album “The Whole Love” (dBpm).