Stones Throw Records, which has been releasing critically acclaimed records for the past 20 years, will be showcasing their documentary “Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton: This is Stones Throw Records,” in designated locations across North America beginning February 26. The tour will conclude with screenings at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival.
Following some of these screenings will be special Q&A presentations by the record label’s Peanut Butter Wolf and/or with the director of the documentary, Jeff Broadway. After-parties featuring performances by Stones Throw artists such as J.Rocc, Jonwayne and Knx are also scheduled for after the screenings.
“Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton: This is Stones Throw Records” chronicles the journey of the record label and contains original interviews, rare concert footage, photography and interviews with the many artists that made Stones Throw the acclaimed label it is today. Appearing in the film are Peanut Butter Wolf and artists 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 and Mayer Hawthorne.
For tour dates and more information you can visit the Stone Records website here. Also check out a trailer for “Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton: This is Stones Throw Records” below.