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Showing posts with label Music. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Music. Show all posts

Sep 30, 2019

Tear the Roof Off-The Untold Story of Parliament Funkadelic (2016)

Members of Parliament-Funkadelic open up about money, their exploits, and the creativity behind the unique genre of music called funk.

Riot on the Dance Floor (2014)

Telling the gritty story of New Jersey's most infamous punk clubs. City Gardens was a venue for underground music and during its time it hosted many iconic acts.

Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued (2014)

A documentary that goes behind the scenes with some of today's most talented songwriters as they make new music based on long-lost, newly discovered lyrics from Bob Dylan's legendary Basement Tapes sessions. T-Bone Burnett brings Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddens, Taylor Goldsmith, Jim James, and Marcus Mumford together in a dramatic two-week studio session at Capitol Studios. Features an exclusive interview with Bob Dylan.

Heaven Adores You (2014)

A look into the life of American singer and songwriter Steven Paul Elliott Smith. Smith rose to fame after composing the score for Good Will Hunting in the late 1990s, but his career was cut short after his untimely death a few short years later.

Beatles Stories (2011)

Fans and friends of the Beatles discuss their experiences of `The Fab Four', from eating beans on toast with Ringo Starr to playing Scrabble with George Harrison.

20 Feet from Stardom (2013)

Filmmaker Morgan Neville shines a long-overdue spotlight on the hit-making contributions of longtime backup singers like Darlene Love and Merry Clayton.

Sep 29, 2019

The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town (2010)

After the success of 1975's "Born to Run," Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are poised to become rock 'n' roll's newest stars. Instead of churning out another album, they take almost three years to record their darker, more mature fourth album, "Darkness on the Edge of Town." Intent on expanding his worldview beyond New York and New Jersey, Springsteen explores broader themes of love and loss while battling to regain control of his tightly managed career.

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda (2017)

One of the most important artists of our era, Ryuichi Sakamoto has had a prolific career spanning over four decades. From techno-pop stardom to Oscar-winning film composer, the evolution of his music has coincided with his life journeys. Following Fukushima, Sakamoto became an iconic figure in Japan's social movement against nuclear power. As Sakamoto returns to music following a cancer diagnosis, his haunting awareness of life crises leads to a resounding new masterpiece. RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA is an intimate portrait of both the artist and the man.

Records Collecting Dust (2015)

Written and directed by San Diego based musician and filmmaker Jason Blackmore, Records Collecting Dust documents the vinyl record collections, origins, and holy grails of alternative music icons Jello Biafra, Chuck Dukowski, Keith Morris, John Reis, and over thirty other underground music comrades.

R.E.M. by MTV (2014)

On April 5, 1980 four college pals-Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe-took the stage together for the first time to play at a friend's birthday party. The band they started that night stayed together for thirty years and changed the shape of rock music. R.E.M. By MTV tells R.E.M.'s story in their own words, through three decades of performances and interviews R.E.M gave to MTV channels in the USA and around the world. Featuring revealing, never-before-seen footage, R.E.M. By MTV tells the amazing story of a band that did it their own way, and changed how a generation of musicians after them did it, too.

Amplify Her (2019)

By combining ecstatic energy and artistry, Amplify Her follows talented young women in the electronic music scene as they come-of-age amidst the emerging cultural renaissance of the feminine.

Sep 28, 2019

Under the Electric Sky (2014)

Beginning in 1997 with a few thousand revelers in Los Angeles, the Electric Daisy Carnival has become the largest dance music event in North America. Known for its over the top displays of pyrotechnics, world-class artists, costumed theatrical performers, interactive art installations, full scale carnival rides and state-of-the-art lighting and sound production, this year's festival attracted 345,000 attendees from June 21-23, 2013. Shot in IMAX 3D, the film will follow festivalgoers as they prepare for their journey to EDC Las Vegas and chronicle their unique experience throughout the three-day festival. Behind the scenes footage and interviews with key Insomniac team members will give new audiences the chance to discover what has made the Electric Daisy Carnival a global phenomenon.

The Wrecking Crew! (2008)

The son of guitarist Tommy Tedesco pays tribute to his late father and a core group of studio musicians who played on some of the biggest hits of the 1960s and '70s, including "California Girls" and "Mrs. Robinson."

The Stone Roses: Made of Stone (2013)

The Stone Roses: Made of Stone is a 2013 British music documentary on the acclaimed band The Stone Roses directed by Shane Meadows. The film stars band members Ian Brown, John Squire, Gary Mounfield and Alan Wren. Shane Meadows documents the reunion of iconic British band, The Stone Roses.

The Blueblack Hussar (2013)

Pop star Adam Ant embarks on his first tour in 15 years after being arrested and committed to a psychiatric ward.

Sep 27, 2019

Queen: Days of Our Lives (2011)

In 1971, four university students got together to form a band. Since then, that certain band called `Queen' have released 26 albums and sold over 300 million records worldwide.

Sep 26, 2019

Ibiza: The Silent Movie (2019)

A unique audio-visual journey into the bohemian soul and magic of the island of Ibiza. Featuring the iconic music of Fatboy Slim.

Sep 25, 2019

Festival Express (2003)

This compilation of footage from the Grateful Dead's Canadian train tour depicts the height of the band's music and fame for five days in 1970, along with that of performances from Janis Joplin, Buddy Guy, The Band and The Flying Burrito Brothers. However, there's also a dark side shown alongside the seminal concerts, as when the train stops, the musicians are often confronted with worried promoters, inquisitive reporters and protesting students who can't afford ticket prices.

Don't Follow Me: I'm Lost (2012)

Rocker Bobby Bare Jr., son of country music legend Bobby Bare, pursues rock and roll purity while struggling with life on the road.

Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives (2015)

In the 1990s, Stretch and Bobbito became unlikely legends of hip-hop radio. With a blend of offbeat humor and fresh music, the late-night program introduced the world to artists like Nas, Wu-Tang and Eminem.