Founded 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 and upcoming releases include Natalia Clavier's "Lumen", La Yegros' "Viene de Mi", and ZZK Sound Volume 3 as well as a grip of singles from Leo Justi.
We are the publishers for a wide range of artists including Lulacruza, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Tobacco, Deep Time, and Pepper Rabbit.