“A vividly emotional documentary” – Los Angeles Times
“A perfect cinematic distillation of the storied underground label’s ethos” – Variety
“You don’t have to be music of a music fan to be entranced” – Los Angeles Magazine
“ Stones Throw finally gets it due” – Pitchfork
“A heartfelt tribute. . . made with skill and a lot of affection” – The Hollywood Reporter
OUR VINYL WEIGHS A TON, the critically acclaimed documentary based on the story of Stones Throw Records will be available on DVD, Blu-ray and digital download on May 27, 2014. Pre-order Here. Both the DVD & Blu-ray will include a bonus CD of the soundtrack album, which features new music from Madlib and label highlights from Aloe Blacc, Madvillian, J-Dilla, Mayer Hawthorne and more. Today the digital soundtrack album goes on sale worldwide. Purchase on Itunes.
Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton is a feature-length documentary about avant-garde Los Angeles-based record label Stones Throw Records. The film weaves together rare concert footage, never-before-seen archival material, inner-circle home video, photographs and in-depth interviews with the artists who put Stones Throw Records on the map. Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton gives us an exclusive look into the label’s left-of-center artists, history, culture and global following.
OUR VINYL WEIGHS A TON features original music by Madlib and exclusive interviews with Peanut Butter Wolf, Kanye West, Common, Mike D, ?uestlove, Talib Kweli, Tyler, The Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, Ariel Pink, Flying Lotus, Geoff Barrow, A-Trak, J Rocc, Dam-Funk, Mayer Hawthorne, and other members of the Stones Throw Family.
OUR VINYL WEIGHS A TON is produced and directed by Jeff Broadway, who also produced CURE FOR PAIN: THE MARK SANDMAN STORY, which tells the tragic tale of Morphine front man Mark Sandman.
Info and theatrical screening information can be found HERE.