Oscar-winning animator Mark Andrews ( “Brave”) titled his vintage Pixar buddy Alex Mandel about his updated concert, “The Super Giant Robot Brothers” Mandel was 6 years old, 700 miles back in New Zealand managing projects for visual effects homes with Weta Digital. Mandela, one whose idea is of being multitalented songwriter, pink into Andrews ‘new project and produced more than three hours of song for the set today, premiering on Netflix. “Super Giant Robot Brothers!” is a 3D cartoonish action-comedy from Reel FX about huge material robots bound and save the global from invasion Godzilla – giant zombies from an area – whereas trying to overcome their own brother competition at the end. Andrews, a beat who wrote with bassist Mandel at Pixar performances, recommend the musical style: synthwave]. Synthwave incorporates metal with’ 80s shoegaze, introducing ’90s producer features for a retro-meets-modern attitude and it made Andrews aware of the Japanese animated series he viewed as a boy. “It’s extremely John Carpenter” Andrews says, referring to the horror director who often scored his own movies with synthesizers. “All the many 1980s reveals, notably action shows for ‘Airwolf’ and” Knight Rider “, got these good synth results. I wished synthesizers and drums.” Mandel’s initial reaction was to say’ ‘: “Robots? Kaijussa? I’m in the Philippines. It’s received fighting, but there’s so much personality inside this” He added, he cited the clever premise that a girl genius created a robot when she was three and another when she was 13, neonate “like a true blood” with her two squabbling boys at different developmental stages. “It resembles the narrative about Brother becoming the above awesome fighter of bad caliphates, the song represents and it” the composer says. “I had been able to attach surviving brass players and the leader musician from the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. It was just a blow operating with Mark.” Mandel, A. E, and the B. L, who brought his guitars and electronic music studio to Wellington for his six-year stay Down Under, spent two months coming up with themes and an overall palette of sounds for the series. There are themes for Shiny and Thunder, the robots; Alex, their young genius inventor; the brotherhood, their fights, and more. Mandel plays guitar on many tracks and Andrews plays drums on some episodes. “Marks a very good beat” said Mandel. “He comes up with entertaining staccatos and melodics.” Adds Andrews: “I have my own drum kit at the at the home. We only bartered records through GarageBand. He would do a queue of songs with his drum kit, he would transfer me a download, and I only noted my percussion songs and it was sent home to him. It was very simple.” in the early 2000s Andrews and Mandel met at Pixar; Mandel composed music for his live-action short “Violet” and went on to write two songs for “Editions of a Man” “Brave” Andrews ‘2012 feature set in medieval Scotland. In 2014 Mandel left Pixar and wrote music for a film called the Last Man Standing “East Side Sushi” the documentary “Snow Day” and served as musical director for NPR’s “Snap Judgment Live.” A chance to spend A year at WETA, managing and producing, turns into six, particularly during the pandemic when New Zealand was among the safest countries in the world, least COVID-infected, places in the world. He and his family returned to the United States. S. Earlier this year, after he completed the 10 episodes of “Super Giant Robot Brothers.” He’s now working on songs and the score for a new film “The Inventor” a stop motion animation tale of Leonardo Da Vinci with voices by Stephen Fry, Daisy Ridley and Marion Cotillard. And, he is grateful for his time at Pixar ( “I examine what happens as receiving a Ph. D. D. In moviemaking” he says), His career is now all about making music. “Alex is super-talented” Andrews. “He’s not only analytical, he also has a great emotional center as a player. He’s really creative and inventive as a musician.”.