Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: This is Stones Throw Records [Trailer Video] + Tour [News]

Posted on February 12, 2014 by


“Stones Throw Records announced today a multi-city North American tour with theatrical sneak previews of the critically acclaimed documentary “OUR VINYL WEIGHS A TON: This Is Stones Throw Records” and post-screening Stones Throw performances in partnership with audio design company AiAiAi. Special Q&A’s with label head Peanut Butter Wolf and/or director Jeff Broadway will follow each screening, as well as after-party performances by Peanut Butter Wolf along with Stones Throw label artists J.Rocc, Jonwayne, and Knx.”

Wed 2/26 – San Francisco – Noise Pop HQ

Fri 2/28 – Vancouver, BC – Fortune / The Vogue Theatre

Sun 3/2 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg / Indie Screen

Mon 3/3 – Philadelphia, PA – Boot & Saddle / Performance only; no screening

Tue 3/4 – Boston, MA – Middle East Downstairs / The Brattle Theatre

Wed 3/5 – Montreal, QC – SAT / The Rialto Theatre

Thu 3/6 – Toronto, ON – Coda / The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

Fri 3/7 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick / Emagine Royal Oak Theatre

Sun 3/9 – Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle / The Logan Theatre


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.

Starting February 26, 2014, the sneak screenings and concert tour will kick-off and make stops in major markets such as New York, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. Music and film fans in those select markets will have the once-in- lifetime experience to see the documentary film on the big screen before its soon-to-be announced national and international releases, ask founder Peanut Butter Wolf questions, and then go see him perform live that same night with other artists from the Stones Throw Family.

The North American Tour makes its final stop at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, TX where the doc will screen several times as part of the 24 Beats Per Second lineup “showcasing the sounds, culture and influence of music and musicians” through the documentary medium. Following the film’s final screening on March 15th, Stones Throw will host the label‘s showcase at the North Door.


March 7 @ 9:30pm SXSatellite: Alamo Village

March 13 @ 9:30pm Vimeo Theater

March 15 @ 4:00pm Stateside Theater