Radio Disney, the No. 1, 24-hour radio network devoted to kids, tweens and families, will kick off its fourth season of “N.B.T.” (Next Big Thing) beginning FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14. “N.B.T.,” a daily multiplatform feature that launched the careers of Kicking Daisies, Coco Jones and Hollywood Records recording artists Allstar Weekend, puts the spotlight on aspiring young recording artists and provides them the chance to showcase their music across national broadcast and online platforms. Over the course of 10 weeks, Radio Disney and Disney Channel audiences will be invited to look, listen and vote for their favorite artist at RadioDisney.com or on the Radio Disney Facebook page, or text* “NBT” to DISNEY (347639). The winner will have their single released by Disney Music Group.
Released by Disney Channel via its official youtube channel, here is the full music video for ‘Kick It Up A Notch,’ featuring music legend Slash, from the end-titles of the Disney Channel Original Movie, Phineas and Ferb Across the 2nd Dimension.
It’s one of seven new songs featured on the movie’s soundtrack. For more information on the album and the full track listing, you can see our previous report here.
-Radio Disney has released this behind-the-scenes clip which features ‘Phineas and Ferb’ co-creator Dan Povenmire and music legend Slash as they talk about the importance of music to the show as well as Slash’s collaboration on ‘Kick It Up A Notch’ with the shows’ stars, Phineas and Ferb, for a featured performance on the Disney Channel Original Movie soundtrack, Phineas and Ferb: Across The 1st and 2nd Dimensions, available to own on August 2.
In the video below, you’ll get some sneak peeks at the animated version of Slash as he appears in the music video for the film’s first single, which will make its debut on Friday, July 22.
Walt Disney Records is set to release the soundtrack to Phineas and Ferb: Across The 1st and 2nd Dimensions, on August 2, 2011. The album features 7 new songs (“Everything’s Better With Perry,” “Brand New Best Friend,” “Summer (Where Do We Begin?),” “Taking Care Of Things,” “Mysterious Force,” “Robot Riot”) and the end credit track “Kick It Up a Notch,” the Phineas and Ferb collaboration with legendary guitarist Slash. The soundtrack also includes 15 songs from the hit animated series. The Disney Channel Original Movie “Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension” premieres Friday, August 5 (8 p.m., ET/PT), on Disney Channel: Saturday, August 13, on Disney XD: and also on the ABC Television Network (date TBD).
Pitchfork is reporting that on August 23, Walt Disney Records will be releasing an album titled ‘Muppets: The Green Album’ which features contemporary artists performing classics from ‘Sesame Street,’ ‘The Muppet Show’ and the previous Muppet films.
The track list provided is as follows:
01 OK Go: “Muppet Show Theme”
02 Weezer and Paramore’s Hayley Williams: “Rainbow Connection”
03 The Fray: “Mahna Mahna”
04 Alkaline Trio: “Moving Right Along”
05 My Morning Jacket: “Our World”
06 Amy Lee: “Halfway Down the Stairs”
07 Sondre Lerche: “Mr. Bassman”
08 The Airborne Toxic Event: “Wishing Song”
09 Atreyu’s Brandon Saller and Good Charlotte’s Billy Martin: “Night Life”
10 Andrew Bird: “Bein’ Green”
11 Matt Nathanson: “I Hope That Something Better Comes Along”
12 Rachael Yamagata: “I’m Going to Go Back There Someday”
Pogo, who is widely known for his authorized (and often unauthorized) Disney and Pixar video remixes has struck again, this time with ‘Bloom’ which focuses on the fairer sex in the Disney kingdom.
Pogo describes the track as ‘a patchwork of vocals and musical chords from various Disney films. I recorded the harp sample from Sleeping Beauty, and a series of chords from A.I: Artificial Intelligence to form the base of the chorus. The vocals are sampled from Disney films, each of which are illustrated in this video.’
We don’t mean to induce mass panic, but it’s time to face the harsh reality: there’s just 185 more shopping days until Christmas. Of course now you’re likely to be in a frantic haze, asking yourself what do you get the Disney fan in your life who already has everything? But before you smash a window with that chair, we ask you to set it down gently, take a seat and relax because we’ve done all the hard work for you.
“We Can Change the World,” the inspiring new pop/rock anthem for Disney’s Friends for Change — performed and co-written by 18-year-old actress and Hollywood Records recording artist Bridgit Mendler (“Good Luck Charlie,” “Lemonade Mouth”) — will premiere Friday, June 10 on Radio Disney at 7:00 pm ET/4:00 pm PT and Disney Channel in the 7:00 pm ET/PT hour. Beginning Saturday, June 11, the song will be available on Disney.com/ProjectGreen and the music video will be available at iTunes. Coinciding with its premiere, Disney will donate $250,000 to the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund benefiting global charities. “We Can Change the World” is the third Disney’s Friends for Change anthem. Previous songs have helped raise more than $800,000 for conservation projects around the globe.
Fully loaded with global locales, fast-paced racing, international espionage and a touching tale of friendship, Cars 2 also features an amped up score by Oscar® and GRAMMY®-winning composer Michael Giacchino, plus music from alternative rock legends Weezer, country music hitmaker Brad Paisley, bestselling British singer/songwriter Robbie Williams, French superstar Bénabar and the power pop Japanese girl band Perfume. The international lineup puts the tune in tune-up as the Cars characters hit the road on a worldwide tour full of epic adventure.
Amazon.com has recently updated its description for the original motion picture soundtrack for Disney/Pixar’s Cars 2, which will be released on June 4, 2011.
Short of an actual track list, the description notes that the soundtrack, primarily consisting of a score composed by Michael Giacchino, will feature 26 tracks in all and will include a cover of the Car’s classic ‘You Might Think’ by Weezer and new music from Brad Paisley, including a duet with Robbie Williams.
Cars 2 will be released in theaters nationwide on June 24, 2011.