Limited edition pressing for Record Store Day 2017! Waxploitation Records' Jeff Antebi compiled a multi-media literary mixtape of children's stories with his favorite artists from the worlds of music and the visual arts. For Record Store Day 2017, Waxploitation has created a limited edition artifact of narrations from the book on 12" colored vinyl (with an insert containing an excerpt from the book) with special guests like Zach Galifianlis, Danny Devito, Nick Offerman, King Krule, D.R.A.M., and more! Seventeen tracks in all. Released by Waxploitation on limited edition orange + black colored vinyl housed in a gatefold sleeve with a
Ten years ago the founder of Waxploitation, Jeff Antebi, had an idea to ask his favorite music artists and favorite contemporary painters to come together and collaborate on original children’s stories for a benefit project.
Today, 29 of those pairings make up the 350 page book project called Stories for Ways & Means.
The book includes stories from Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Frank Black, Justin Vernon, Laura Marling, Devendra Banhart, Alison Mosshart and Kathleen Hanna as well as painters/illustrators like Anthony Lister, Dan Baldwin, Swoon, Will Barras, James Jean, Ronzo, Kai & Sunny, and more.
Guest narrators came along for fun as featured voices in short promo films: Danny Devito, Zach Galifianakis, Nick Offerman, Phil LaMarr, King Krule, and Lauren Lapkus.
IS THIS A BOOK FOR KIDS?
Probably not, unless said kid is over 17 years old.