Thursday, September 29, 2011

Tom Waits Gives to David Lynch's Foundation





Tom Waits Teams Up with David Lynch. Wait What?!

This is in fact very true. The haunting masters of music and film are helping to make change in the world through The David Lynch Foundation’s (DLF) promotion of their Transcendental Meditation (TM) program for different groups of people. DLF’s TM program helps veterans with PTSD, homeless, prisoners, kids struggling in school, American Indians, and children growing up in violent environments. Tom Waits has contributed his song "Briar and the Rose" to The David Lynch Foundation Music (DLFM). DLFM acts as a record label, and has received new, unreleased, or remixed tracks from 34 star-studded artists (including Tom Waits) that want to “Download For Good”. Wait, so this is only available on iTunes? Wouldn’t it be better if this were released on vinyl? Yes, that is why The David Lynch Foundation Music has partnered with Altavoz Distribution to produce not just the album on vinyl, but an entire DELUXE BOX SET!

Inside this exclusive and VERY LIMITED EDITION box set (1,000 in the USA) will be:

* (4) 180 Gram Vinyl Discs with 33 tracks from different artists (including Tom Waits)
* Unique art by Romio Shrestha and the artists (Romio’s art is featured in prestigious museums)
* An AliveDrive with a bonus track (gives you premier content from the artists on your computer)
* David Lynch wooden sticker

Contact your local record store, and tell them you want the David Lynch: Download for Good, Music that Changes the World Box Set from Altavoz Distribution.

A large portion of the sales made from this box set benefit two different charities. The DLFM’s portion of the sales benefits the DLF. Altavoz Distribution gives a percentage of its revenue to their majority shareholder, the Help Earth Foundation.

Here is the link about the project on the Official Tom Waits website: http://www.tomwaits.com/news/article/132/Tom_Waits_Teams_With_David_Lynch_Foundation/

Tom Waits Facebook page; scroll down to see the actual post on March 7th: http://www.facebook.com/#!/tomwaits