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Benefit album for the crisis in Darfur: Causes 2

posted April 27, 2009, 11:48 am by dscanland | Filed Under Releases | comment Leave a Comment

Tags: The Decemberists, Devendra Banhart, Diplo, Federico Aubele, My Morning Jacket, Causes 2, Benefits, Charity, Waxploitation


Causes 2On May 5th, Waxploitation will release Causes 2, the second album in the label’s ongoing benefit series for the crisis in Darfur. 100% of the profits from the release go to Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières, Human Rights Watch and Oxfam America.

The album includes rare and exclusive songs from some of the most compelling artists in the indie and alternative worlds: Black Moth Super Rainbow, The Decemberists, Devendra Banhart, Diplo, Federico Aubele, Gnarls Barkley, LCD Soundsystem, My Morning Jacket, Matthew Dear, Mum, Neon Neon, RJD2, and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, as well as a contribution from Adult Swim’s Tim & Eric.

Causes 1 was released in 2007 to great acclaim. The album, which reached #35 on the iTunes Album Chart, includes contributions from Animal Collective, The Black Keys, Bright Eyes, Death Cab for Cutie, The Cure, The Shins, Spoon and Teargas & Plateglass and more.

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