Hello everyone! This week we have an all new mixtape for your listening pleasure. For the uninitiated, our mixes contain a few highlighted tracks from upcoming, sometimes unannounced, titles. Take a listen if you want to find out what we have coming up for the rest of the year!
In celebration of what we are calling JAWS Week, we are thrilled to be highlighting our complete soundtrack release of John Williams' essential soundtrack album JAWS - Music From the Motion Picture, as well as three John Williams classics: E.T. THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL, SCHINDLER'S LIST, and SAVING PRIVATE RYAN (on vinyl for the first time ever), courtesy of our friends at LA-LA LAND Records.
Additionally, we have an all new Distributed Title - the soundtrack to PROM NIGHT from our friends at 1984 Publishing.
As usual, all new releases and restocks go on sale on Wednesdays at NOON (CT) via mondotees.com.
We are thrilled to bring you a brand new mix featuring a bunch of tracks from our forthcoming releases. Check it out here and see how many you can guess!
JAWS - Music From The Motion Picture 2XLP.Composed and conducted by John Williams. Artwork by Phantom City Creative. Music restored, mixed, edited & mastered by Mike Matessino. Additional engineering for vinyl by James Plotkin. Liner notes by Mike Matessino. Pressed on 2X 180 Gram Colored vinyl. Featuring audio never before available on vinyl. Expected to Ship in 7-10 Business Days. Ships Worldwide. $35
One of the finest achievements in film music and quite possibly the most iconic score of all time, John Williams’ score to JAWS is absolutely essential for soundtrack collectors. While the Grammy-winning 1975 MCA album was a re-recording, our 2X vinyl set presents the entire Academy Award-winning score as composed and recorded for the actual film in its first-ever vinyl release. Album co-producer Mike Matessino restored, edited and mixed the music from the original studio elements for the best possible quality, approved by the composer himself.
John Williams won a much-deserved Oscar for his work on JAWS, with a score that not only manages to accentuate the terror of the onscreen action without resorting to cheap stingers, but also layers in beautifully understated cues to offset the horror with much needed relief. Quiet and calm one minute, then ratcheting up the tension with screaming strings the next when the great white attacks.
E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 2XLP. Music by John Williams. Distributed by La-La Land Records. Pressed on 2X 180 Gram Black vinyl. Limited to 1,500 units. Ships in September 2019. Ships Worldwide. $40
In continued celebration of E.T.’s 35th anniversary, La-La Land Records, Universal Music Group, Universal Studios and Amblin Entertainment proudly present the LP release of the restored, remastered re-issue of legendary composer John Williams’ (JAWS, CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND, JURASSIC PARK) iconic, original motion picture score to the beloved 1982 classic feature film, E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL, starring Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore and Dee Wallace, and directed by Steven Spielberg.
The incomparable magic of this immortal Academy Award-winning John Williams score – teeming with wonder, brimming with adventure, enlightening with drama, bursting with joy, overflowing with love – is showcased here within this new deluxe LP - a composer-approved presentation that has been specially remastered for vinyl by Bruce Botnick, the original score recordist and soundtrack album co-producer, with a lacquer master cut by the one-and-only Bernie Grundman. Produced by Mike Matessino and Bruce Botnick and this special 2XLP release, pressed on 180 gram black vinyl, is limited to 1500 units and features an attractive booklet insert containing liner notes by Matessino – all of it housed in a stellar gatefold jacket designed by Jim Titus. A must for cinema fans and audiophiles of all ages – this is, without question, an LP release to phone home about!
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 2XLP. Music by John Williams. Distributed by La-La Land Records. Pressed on 2X 180 Gram Black vinyl. Limited to 1,000 units. Ships in September 2019. Ships Worldwide. $35
La-La Land Records, Paramount Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures, Universal Music Special Markets and Amblin Entertainment proudly present the world premiere vinyl LP release of John Williams’ Academy Award Nominated original score to the 1998 feature film SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, directed by Steven Spielberg (who received an Oscar for helming) and starring Tom Hanks, Edward Burns and Matt Damon.
One of the renowned composer’s finest works, Mr. Williams’ powerful orchestral score is a deeply affecting memorial to all who gave the ultimate sacrifice on D-Day. The composer’s masterwork finds the perfect pitch throughout this landmark film, whether underscoring the horrors of war or the emotional and unbreakable bonds of brotherhood forged within its fury. Producer Mike Matessino produced this handsome double LP, newly mastered for vinyl by Bernie Grundman Mastering, with plating, stampers and pressing by RTI. Approved by both the composer and the director, this 180 gram vinyl presentation is limited to 1,000 units and contains jacket interior liner notes by Matessino and art design by Jim Titus.
SCHINDLER'S LIST - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 2XLP. Music by John Williams. Distributed by La-La Land Records. Pressed on 2X 180 Gram Black vinyl. Limited to 1,000 units. Ships in September 2019. Ships Worldwide. $35
La-La Land Records, Universal Music Special Markets, Universal Studios, Amblin Entertainment and Geffen proudly present SCHINDLER’S LIST, a remastered re-issue of legendary composer John Williams’ (JAWS, E.T., JURASSIC PARK) Oscar-Winning original motion picture score to the 1993 Best Picture starring Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, and Jonathan Sagall, and directed by Steven Spielberg.
Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Score, this incredible true story follows the enigmatic Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson), who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust. It is the triumph of one man who made a difference and the drama of those who survived one of the darkest chapters in human history because of what he did. Williams’ musical masterwork, featuring violin solos by the legendary Itzhak Perlman, is an indelible part of this powerful story, whose lessons of courage and faith continue to inspire generations.
Now, this legendary score makes its worldwide LP debut, remastered for 180 gram vinyl by Bernie Grundman Mastering, with metal plating, stampers and vinyl pressing by RTI. Produced by Mike Matessino, and approved by composer John Williams and director Steven Spielberg, this special pressing is limited to 1,000 units and features art design by Jim Titus and liner notes by Matessino.
PROM NIGHT - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack LP. Music by Paul Zaza & Carl Zittrer. Distributed by 1984 Publishing. Pressed on 180 Gram "Bloody Disco Ball" vinyl (red splatter on silver). Also available on "Disco Acid Flashback" vinyl (blood red/royal blue/hot pink transparent splatter). Ships in August 2019. Ships Worldwide. $33
Soundtrack to the cult Jamie Lee Curtis 1980 slasher for the first time ever on vinyl! Remastered from the original master tapes for vinyl, cut at 45 RPM. Housed in a gatefold jacket, 12” Record cut at 45 RPM. Includes custom “tuxedo black” condom. Limited to 650 copies. Artwork by “Ghoulish” Gary Pullin. Overseen by original composers Carl Zittrer and Paul Zaza.