Sam Wolfe Connelly's Artwork for Mondo's 'Black Swan' Vinyl Release
by Alex Billington
August 28, 2015
The only person standing in your way is you. With Fantastic Fest coming up very soon, MondoCon will be hosting their 2nd annual expo also in Austin, Texas. One of the big items Mondo will be selling at their own Con this year is a brand new vinyl pressing of Clint Mansell's Black Swan gorgeous score, for Darren Aronofsky's film starring Natalie Portman as a ballerina. The score is actually Mansell's own interpretation of Tchaikovsky's ballet Swan Lake, which is also unfortunately why the Academy decided to disqualify the score from Academy Awards consideration, even though it was clearly one of the best scores that year. Those who are dying to get their hands on vinyl, especially music by Clint Mansell, you won't want to miss this.
Here's the artwork by Sam Wolfe Connelly for Clint Mansell's Black Swan vinyl release at MondoCon:
Check out this tweet photo by Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky of an early copy of the vinyl pressing:
#badass @iamclintmansell pic.twitter.com/3dC66ck9SF
— darren aronofsky (@DarrenAronofsky) August 21, 2015
Thanks again to Nerdist for the art and info on the vinyl release. Clint Mansell's Black Swan score will be released on two clear 180-gram vinyls, one with a white swirl and the other a blue swirl. More info will be available via @MondoNews down the line. These will be sold at the upcoming MondoCon event, being held in Austin, TX from October 3rd to 4th at The Marchesa Hall & Theatre. Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan was released in 2010, and was nominated for five Academy Awards; Natalie Portman won for Best Actress. This score was the fifth collaboration between Aronofsky and composer Clint Mansell, and they teamed up again for Noah. You can follow them online: @darrenaronofsky and @iamclintmansell. One of your favorites?
Dat paddle hand is hot. BLACK SWAN remains as strong as the the day I saw it.
DAVIDPD on Aug 29, 2015
Sam Wolfe is styling, such good work.
Carpola on Aug 29, 2015
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