Mondo: The Art of Soundtracks
Written By: Mondo, Todd Gilchrist, Michael Giacchino, Spencer Hickman, Mo Shafeek
Mondo: The Art of Soundtracks highlights the all-original art created exclusively for Mondo’s vinyl releases by world-renowned artists for film, television, and video game soundtracks. Featuring stunning new takes on classic and modern material, this collection reinvigorates the bygone era of unique and collectible vinyl record artwork.

From vintage re-creations to new interpretations, from digital and painterly to photographic and abstract, the record art compiled in this volume captures the spirit of the record label that reinvigorated the soundtrack industry, in a beautiful mash-up fit for a book—or record—shelf.
Format: Hardbound
Publication Date: 6/1/2021
ISBN: 9781683838852
Pages: 216
Trim Size: 11.75 x 11.75 x 1

  • About the Author 
  • Press
Mondo, Author: MONDO is a company in Austin, Texas that works with incredible artists to create sought-after posters, soundtracks, and collectibles for pop culture past and present. Together with their sister label, Death Waltz Recording Co., Mondo creates unique vinyl pressings for soundtracks to films, TV, and video games that are accompanied by striking original art. This volume presents highlights and favorites from a decade of slinging vinyl.

Todd Gilchrist, Co-Author: Todd Gilchrist is a Los Angeles-based film critic and entertainment journalist with more than two decades of experience writing for dozens of print and online outlets, including Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Rolling Stone and Fangoria.

Michael Giacchino, Foreword: Composer MICHAEL GIACCHINO has credits that feature some of the most popular and acclaimed film projects in recent history, including The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Star Trek, Jurassic World, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, War for the Planet of the Apes, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Coco, in addition to the groundbreaking television series LOST. Giacchino’s 2009 score for the Pixar hit Up earned him an Oscar®, a Golden Globe®, the BAFTA, the Broadcast Film Critics' Choice Award and two GRAMMY® Awards. His most recent work for the critically acclaimed Jojo Rabbit earned him a BAFTA nomination.

Spencer Hickman, Introduction: Spencer Hickman is Co-Creative Director for Mondo Music and Death Waltz Recording Co.

Mo Shafeek, Preface: Mo Shafeek is Co-Creative Director for Mondo Music and Death Waltz Recording Co.