Waxploitation Records

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Waxploitation
Founded1996 (1996)
FounderJeff Antebi
StatusActive
GenreElectronic
Hip Hop
Indie
Latin Music
Country of originUnited States of America
Official websitewww.waxploitation.com

Waxploitation is an American record label, artist management company and music publisher, which was founded in 1996 by Jeff Antebi, .

The company is best known for developing the careers of artists including Gnarls Barkley, Broken Bells, and Danger Mouse as well as projects like Danger Doom with MF DOOM, Rome with Jack White and Norah Jones, and Dark Night of the Soul with David Lynch and Sparklehorse.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Waxploitation managed Danger Mouse's producing career from 2004 to 2010, an era during which he produced albums by The Black Keys, Beck, and Gorillaz, as well as the infamous Grey Album.

In addition to creative ventures, Waxploitation has a longstanding commitment to philanthropy including their ongoing Causes album series has included songs from The Shins, LCD Soundsystem, Diplo, Death Cab for Cutie, Bloc Party, Devendra Banhart, The Decemberists, Sharon Jones & Dap Kings among many more.[7][8]

In 2017, Waxploitation published the book entitled Stories for Ways & Means featuring original collaborations with Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Frank Black, Justin Vernon, Laura Marling, Devendra Banhart, Amadou Bagayoko, Gary Numan, Kathleen Hanna, and more.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rome - Danger Mouse, Daniele Luppi - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Broken Bells - Broken Bells - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Dark Night of the Soul - Danger Mouse, Sparklehorse - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  4. ^ "The Odd Couple - Gnarls Barkley - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  5. ^ "St. Elsewhere - Gnarls Barkley - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  6. ^ "The Mouse and the Mask - Danger Doom - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  7. ^ [1][dead link]
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-11-11. Retrieved 2013-05-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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