Altavoz is an independent B2B entertainment wholesaler that's revolutionizing the entertainment distribution model. We work with independent entertainment suppliers, including music and video producers, film makers and game developers.
Most importantly, we work with charitable organizations to help them raise money for their causes through the creation, manufacture and distribution of specialty music products.
Why we're on Fundable.com
We're doing this for the David Lynch Foundation and Transcendental Music Foundation label with the deluxe product "Music That Changes The World," a special limited edition box set. We want to make sure that there are enough proceeds from the sale of this product to go to support the very important work of the David Lynch Foundation.
Originally released in very limited quantity for Record Store Day 2012, we are asking for help in making a second pressing of "Music That Changes the World" – more product available to more people means more support for soldiers with PTSD, at-risk youth and women and girls who suffer from violence and abuse.
How we'll use the funds
We'll use the funds raised here to manufacture the second printing of the 44-page color book and pressing of the vinyl -- there are four LPs in each box set. The jacket design is expermential in that the record sleeves are integrated into the book. The binding has never before been done this way, and the bulk of the funds will go to this intensive effort. The pages include liner notes that are specially designed for each artist, as well as artist quotes and other information printed throughout with All of this has been done by Walter and his team at Inmprint Indie Printing. There's a reason why it's iloveimprint.com. The vinyls are of the highest quality, 180 gram vinyl stamped in Cleveland Ohio's GottaGrove pressing plant by Matt and his team at gottagrooverecords.com
What we make is what you get -- "Music That Changes The World" -- plus some.
The special limited edition vinyl box set features a gorgeous 44-page color book with an introduction by David Lynch. The four volume vinyl collection boasts performances by 33 top musical artists spanning Pop, Latin, Electric, Rock, World, Indie, Hip-Hop and Classical who have come together to express their support for the foundation and its visionary director, the filmmaker David Lynch. Artists include Alanis Morissette, Amanda Palmer, Ben Folds, Tom Waits, Maroon 5, Neon Trees and more. The compilation also includes a previously unreleased track from Sean Lennon's "Ghost of the Saber Tooth Tiger."
Special thanks to David Wilson for this amazing T-Shirt design.
Vol 1.0 A. 1. Peter Gabriel - Curtains 2. Ozomatli - Monster 3. Arrested Development - Let It Go 4. Slightly Stoopid w. Don Carlos - Wiseman, Live @ Black Water B. 1. Iggy Pop - Milk Cow Blues 2. Phil Soussan - Shot In The Dark 3. Rodrigo y Gabriela - Satori, live 4. Band From TV - I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
Vol 1.2 A. 1. Moby - The Poison Tree 2. Ben Lee - Food For The Moon 3. Alanis Morissette - 20/20 4. Heather Nova - Doubled Up B. 1. Amanda Palmer - In My Mind 2. Nancy Sinatra - End of the World 3. Tom Waits - Briar and The Rose 4. Au Revoir Simone - Boys Of Summer 5. Special Beat w. Pauline Black - Night Club
Vol 1.3 A. 1. Maroon 5 - The Air I Breathe 2. Pink Jaffee featuring Jakob Dylan w. Daryl Hannah - Wont You Stay 3. Emin - All I Need Tonight 4. The Waterboys - In The Beginning Was Love 5. Carmen Rizzo w. Grant-Lee Phillips - Bring the Mountain Down B. 1. The Charlatans - The Only One I Know (RMX_with Factory Floor) 2. Andy Summers featuring Geeta Novotny - Ave Maria 3. The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger - Formica
Vol. 1.4 A. 1. Dave Stewart - Man To Man 2. Ben Folds - Wild Mountain Thyme 3. Donovan - Listen 4. Mary Hopkin - Gold and Silver 5. Peter & Gordon - True Love Ways B. 1. Patricia Kaas - Addict Aux Heroines Remix by Jourdan Bordes 2. Neon Trees - Animal, djs From Mars Remix 3. Salman Ahmad w. Valerie Geffner - Nachoon Gi.
All songs were re-mastered for this project by Gavin Lurssen, a three-time Grammy award winner and one-time Latin Grammy award winner, whose mastering credits include the music of Elvis Costello, Eric Clapton, Alison Krauss and Robert Plant to name just a few. His Grammy’s include mastering for the soundtrack of the movie, Oh Brother Where Art Thou, and for his work on the box set accompaniment to the acclaimed PBS series, Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues. His most recent award, the Latin Grammy, was for the Best Engineered Album, Distinto by Diego Torres. Reuben Cohen is a Latin Grammy award winner whose mastering credits include the music of Bruno Mars, the Far East Movement, Snoop Dogg, Sean Kingston, Common, and Ingrid Michaelson.
The special limited edition box set features a gorgeous 44-page color book illustrated by Romio Shrestha, who has been called “a modern master of the Indo-Nepali-Tibetan Buddhist traditions of enlightenment art,” and New Jersey artist Davel Hamue.
We don’t make a move without thinking about how our actions affect our suppliers and partners — and how we can make a positive impact. We connect artists and entertainment content producers with social causes, so when you do business with us, you are supporting good works in local communities and around the world. Our social change arm – Help Earth Foundation – directs our charitable giving. It might seem sappy, but we really do believe that collectively little things can make a big difference. And most of all, we believe that people with passion can help change the world. Visit us at www.altavozdistroco.com to learn more about us and what we do.
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