Posts Tagged ‘Cars 2’

Two new movies are opening wide this weekend: Pixar’s animated film Cars 2 directed by John Lasseter is expected to top the weekend box office. The film’s music is composed by Michael Giacchino. A soundtrack album featuring five songs, as well as Giacchino’s score has been released by Walt Disney Records. To listen to audio […]

The Sound and Music of ‘Cars 2’

Posted: June 24, 2011 by filmmusicreporter in Composer Interviews
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SoundWorks Collection has published a new profile on the sound and music of Pixar’s Cars 2, which is opening in theaters today. The profile includes interviews with composer Michael Giacchino, re-recording mixer and sound designer Tom Myers, and sound effects editor Al Nelson. Check out the full video after the jump. Giacchino recently also was […]

Michael Giacchino on ‘Cars 2’

Posted: June 14, 2011 by filmmusicreporter in Composer Interviews
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Michael Giacchino has been doing a lot of interviews lately about his score for Pixar’s animated film Cars 2. The Pixar Podcast recently featured a 30-minute conversation with Giacchino talking about his work on the Pixar film, his collaboration with director John Lasseter, the difference between working on film and TV, his thematic approach and […]

A press release from Disney has announced the contents of the upcoming soundtrack release of Pixar’s Cars 2. Apart from 21 tracks of Michael Giacchino‘s original score, the album also includes a song written by the composer and performed by French singer/songwriter BĂ©nabar. The song is called Mon coeur fait vroum (My Heart Goes Vroom) […]

Walt Disney Records has announced a soundtrack album for the Pixar animation sequel Cars 2. The album includes Michael Giacchino’s original score from the film. According to the Pixar Blog, there will also be two original songs featured on the album, including a duet by two male artists. The soundtrack will be released on June […]

According to a recent article in Variety, Michael Giacchino has started working on Pixar’s animation sequel Cars 2. Giacchino follows the footsteps of Randy Newman, who scored the first part back in 2006. In the sequel directed by Brad Lewis and John Lassetter, racing star Lightning McQueen teams up with his best friend Mater for […]