Founded by Jeff Antebi in 1996, Waxploitation is a record company, artist management company and music publisher.
We are best known for developing the careers of artists including Gnarls Barkley, Broken Bells, and Danger Mouse as well as projects like ROME (Danger Mouse + Jack White + Norah Jones), Dangerdoom (Danger Mouse + Adult Swim + MF DOOM), and Dark Night of the Soul (David Lynch + Danger Mouse + Sparklehorse).
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. Our ongoing Causes album series has included exclusives and rarities from a wide range of contributing artists like The Shins, LCD Soundsystem, Diplo, Death Cab for Cutie, Bloc Party, Devendra Banhart, The Decemberists, Sharon Jones & Dap Kings among many more.
Our current releases include La Yegros' debut album "Viene de Mi" as well as the debut "HVY BL NSS PR" album by Leo Justi.
We are the publishers for a wide range of artists, producers and songwriters including Black Moth Super Rainbow, Tobacco, Deep Time, Gringo Star, Pepper Rabbit, Chaos Chaos, Xander Singh.
2015 will see the release of our long awaited SFWAM project which includes original limited edition collaborations with Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Frank Black, Devendra Banhart, Kathleen Hanna, Gary Numan, Amadou Bagayoko, and Jim James as well as contemporary fine artists such as Anthony Lister, Will Barras, Dan Baldwin, James Jean. Candice Tripp, Swoon, and more.