Mark Mothersbaugh scores The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Posted on February 19, 2019 by Dan Goldwasser
This past winter, Mark Mothersbaugh recorded his score to the animated sequel, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. Directed by Mike Mitchell (Sky High), the music was recorded at the Eastwood Scoring Stage and ScoringSessions.com is delighted to bring our readers exclusive photos from the sessions!
The Hollywood Studio Symphony records a cue with conductor/lead orchestrator Tim Davies
Conductor/lead orchestrator Tim Davies performs a cue with the orchestra
Lead orchestrator Tim Davies conducted the score to The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, which was recorde with a large ensemble of the Hollywood Studio Symphony all in the room performing at the same time.
The view from the bass section
The violins perform
The violas, cellos and basses
Pianist Randy Kerber
Percussionist Greg Goodall performs on timpani
The cello and viola sections
The woodwind section
The French horns perform on The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
The brass section performs on The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Conductor/lead orchestrator Tim Davies and the orchestra perform
Inside the booth, composer Mark Mothersbaugh was joined by scoring mixer Brad Haehnel, music editor Dominic Certo, additional music composers Wataru Hokoyama, Tim Jones and Peter Seibert, score mixing assistant Angelo Chacon and ProTools recordist Kevin Globerman. (When Haehnel was off mixing, stage recordist Tom Hardisty would step in as an additional score mixer.)
Composer Mark Mothersbaugh shows off his score artwork with scoring mixer Brad Haehnel
Composer Mark Mothersbaugh (right) works on a cue with additional music composers Wataru Hokoyama and Peter Seibert
Scoring mixer Brad Haehnel checks levels
Composer Mark Mothersbaugh, additional music composer Tim Jones and additional score mixer Tom Hardisty
Composer Mark Mothersbaugh (left) talks with additional music composers Peter Seibert and Wataru Hokoyama as additional score mixer Tom Hardisty (center) and the music team prepare for the next cue
Supervising music editor Dominic Certo, score mixing assistant Angelo Chacon, and ProTools recordist Kevin Globerman
Additional music composers Tim Jones, Wataru Hokoyama, and Peter Seibert
Inside the booth during the sessions for The Lego Movie 2
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is now playing in theaters and a soundtrack album featuring Mothersbaugh’s score is available from WaterTower Music.
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