'Causes' Album Series Launches With Collection For Darfur
October 9, 2007 at 5:23 AM (PT)
On NOVEMBER 27th, WAXPLOITATION will launch its inaugural "Causes" album series with CAUSES 1 which includes exclusive and rare tracks donated by ANIMAL COLLECTIVE, THE BLACK KEYS, BLOC PARTY, BRIGHT EYES, CORNELIUS, THE CURE, DAVID SYLVIAN, DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE, (INTERNATIONAL) NOISE CONSPIRACY, THE SHINS REMIXED BY CLINT MANSELL, SPOON, TEARGAS & PLATEGLASS, THIEVERY CORPORATION and TRAVIS.
100% of the proceeds will go to three non-profit organizations: DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS , HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH and OXFAM AMERICA.
The album will be available digitally on ITUNES for only 90 days beginning on NOVEMBER 27th. "We've made a conscious decision to create a sense of urgency -- to mirror what is a dire situation in DARFUR. It's not just a symbolic gesture," says WAXPLOITATION's founder JEFF ANTEBI. "These non-profits need help there now."
WAXPLOITATION will also be pressing a limited edition CD which can be pre-ordered by signing up at www.waxploitation.com/signup