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“Madonna: Truth or Dare” Still the Ultimate Pop Music Documentary

She does not have to clean the hotel room. You usually don’t get the chance to spend time in luxury French hotel suites like this, unless you are rich and mega-famous, and when you become this rich and mega-famous, you have a lot of people to clean up your mess. But the woman in the […]

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‘Madonna: Truth or Dare’ is still the ultimate pop music documentary

She does not have to clean the hotel room. You don’t usually spend time in luxury French hotel suites like this unless you’re rich and mega-famous, and when you get that rich and mega-famous, you’ve got plenty of people to clean up your mess. But the woman in the bathrobe is still picking up the […]

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BTS nominated for the 2021 MTV Awards in the Best Musical Documentary category

BTS nominated for MTV Awards: A popular South Korean boy group has been nominated in a category for this year’s MTV Movie and TV Awards. Nominees for Best Musical Documentary and Best Musical Moment announced by 2021 MTV Films & TV Awards May 7. The South Korean boy group was nominated for Best Musical Documentary, […]

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Dave Grohl’s New Music Documentary ‘What Drives Us’ Is Coming to Amazon

Considering that almost every musician in the history of the world has described the act of touring as one of the most boring aspects of being in a band, you might think watching a documentary about it would be like watching music. paint to dry. When the person behind it is Dave Grohl, however, it […]

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Trailer for the musical documentary directed by Dave Grohl, What Drives Us – Film Stories

What Drives Us examines the appeal of touring as a band and will apparently be coming to Amazon Video: Trailer here. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is embarking on a second career as a director. To be clear, it’s not that we think he’ll ever need something to fall back on – we’re pretty sure […]

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The first trailer for music documentary directed by rock legend Dave Grohl “What Drives Us” has been dropped

Cassandra Reichelt April 12, 2021 – 8:29 PM Rock legend Dave Grohl’s second feature just released the first trailer for the musical documentary What motivates us. The visually appealing film, produced by Grohl’s Foo Fighters, is essentially a love letter to all the musicians who have had to tour in the back of their vans. […]

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Watch the trailer for the musical documentary directed by Dave Grohl starring Ringo Starr, The Edge and Steven Tyler

Through Rachel West. Apr 12, 2021 11:34 AM Dave Grohl steps behind the camera and calls on his famous friends to deliver a love letter to rock and roll tours in the new documentary “What Drives Us”. An ode to touring in the back of a van, Grohl engages Ringo Starr, U2’s the Edge, Steven […]

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BBC musical documentary about Amy Winehouse’s mother

Marking 10 years since the death of the ever-remarkable British musician, BBC Two and BBC Music announce an Amy Winehouse documentary titled, Amy Winehouse: 10 years later, to celebrate his life and legacy. The behind-the-scenes film is largely told from the perspective of his mother, Janice Winehouse. “I don’t feel like the world knew the […]

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Tina Turner says goodbye to fans in HBO music documentary

Tina Turner has sold over 200 million albums, won eight Grammy Awards and is a true rock star. She is the queen of rock’n’roll after a successful career spanning more than five decades in the music industry. HBO TINA The documentary includes her intimate interview on how she survived an abusive relationship with her husband, […]

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Eilish shines in the musical documentary

In 2015, 13-year-old Billie Eilish released a song called “Ocean Eyes” on SoundCloud which was co-written and produced by his older brother, Finneas O’Connell. On 200,000 testimonies heard “Ocean Eyes” in just two weeks. In 2017, she released her first EP, “Don’t Smile at Me”, who did not. 14 on the Billboard 200. But it […]

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Music Documentary and Concert Film Service Coda Collection Launches on Amazon

If you’re looking for a streaming service that focuses entirely on rare concert films, music documentaries and docuseries, then Amazon’s new service The Coda collection is for you. Advertising. Scroll to continue reading. The Coda collection shows movies like Jimi Hendrix in Maui, The Rolling Stones on air, Johnny Cash in San Quentinplus upcoming features […]

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Unboxing this year’s must-see musical documentary

Lyrics by David Tomisich Analysis of Alex Winter’s view of one of the most provocative minds in music. What does it mean to be successful as a creative individual? Does success involve using your creativity to write a plethora of easily accessible FM radio rock tunes, with the goal of selling countless records and racking […]

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Watch a virtual screening of a Native music documentary narrated by Wes Studi and 4 other Oklahoma film titles

Brandy McDonnell | Oklahoma Narrated by Wes Studi, Indigenous music documentary ‘Spirit Flute’ will stream virtually on Friday Norman Cultural Connection will host a virtual screening of his documentary “Spirit Flute: Healing the Heart” at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Narrated by Oscar-winning Cherokee actor and Oklahoma native Wes Studi, the 65-minute film delves into the extraordinary […]

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Guy Clark’s Music Documentary Seeks To Get Its SXSW Due, Year Later

“Well, that may sound like déjà vu …”, wrote filmmaker Tamara Saviano on her Facebook page this week, alerting her friends that her documentary on musician Guy Clark, “Without Getting Killed or Caught” was announced. Thursday as this year’s South By premiere. Southwest Film Festival… as it was announced last year. The good news is […]

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‘Justin Bieber: Never Say Never’ Changed Music Documentary 10 Years Ago Today

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never was established ten years ago today, and the world of music documentaries has never been the same since. The film, which follows the musician during the height of Bieber Fever – a much more favorable global pandemic, was better than expected and never should have been, likely thanks to director […]

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The Prodigy is making a musical documentary

A new documentary is currently in the works which will chronicle the life story of English electronic band The Prodigy. The film is dedicated to the late vocalist Keith Flint and will be the band’s first major project since his death in 2019. Directed by longtime collaborator Paul Dugdale, the feature will be produced by […]

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The Prodigy is working on their very first musical documentary

The Prodigy is working on their first feature musical documentary, with help from the studio behind the drama london gangs. Provisional title The Prodigy, the project directed by Paul Dugdale is expected to be produced by the founding members of the group, Liam Howlett and Maxim. Pulse Films – the studio behind london gangs, the […]

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New musical documentary by Edgar Wright

Here’s the part of the story where I tell you that I don’t really know Sparks. But a lot of other people are, and they’re here to The Sparks Brothers, a new documentary from director Edgar Wright. beck, Patton Oswalt, Jason Schwartzmann, Mike Myers, Fred Armisen, Neil Gaiman, Bjork, and many, many more people sat […]

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The Prodigy is working on its first-ever music documentary

The Prodigy is working on its first feature-length musical documentary, with help from the studio behind the drama London Gangs. Provisional title The Prodigy, the Paul Dugdale-led project is set to be produced by founding band members Liam Howlett and Maxim. Pulse Films – the studio behind London Gangs, the recent film by Riz Ahmed […]

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Song For Our People: an award-winning musical documentary will be released on February 9

New York, New York – Gravitas Ventures and Mustapha Khan Films are proud to announce the upcoming release of Song For Our People. The new music documentary will be available on iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, Google Play, YouTube and other video-on-demand platforms from February 9. Song For Our People follows an extraordinary group of activist […]

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Debut of the documentary La Cité de la musique

As of today, Mercury Studios (encompassing Eagle Rock Entertainment) and Michael Murphy Productions present the release of the famous New Orleans documentary Up From The Streets®: New Orleans: The City of Music. The film will be available exclusively in digital formats. Up From The Streets®: New Orleans: The City of Music debuted at the 2019 […]

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Puloma Basu and Rob Hatch-Miller on their documentary “Other Music”

From left to right: Rob Hatch-Miller and Puloma Basu Puloma Basu and Rob Hatch-Miller on their documentary “Other Music” A lasting presence November 25, 2020 By Stephen Axman Photography by Lauren Randolph Web-exclusive In these cloistered times, a geographical myopia begins to appear. Although the record store was once a habitual oasis in the wave […]

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The problem continues to find solutions with music, documentary and business development

For Los Angeles rapper Problem, growing up in Compton wasn’t easy. But to help ease the often grim realities, the future emcee kept something special in his metaphorical back pocket. Problem (born Jason L. Martin) spent the first years of his life in Würzburg, West Germany before moving to Southern California. As a result, he […]

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‘Small Island Big Song’ Is The Most Important Music Documentary You’ll Watch This Year

Lyrics by Tom Parker We chat with Tim Cole, the director of the groundbreaking film. With the events of 2020, the issue of climate change has been overshadowed by a phenomenon that also reflects the worrying trajectory of society. Yet, while COVID-19 might be considered a once-in-a-generation event, climate change is not. It’s bubbling like […]

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Full trailer for musical documentary “Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You”

Full trailer for musical documentary “Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You” by Alex Billington October 15, 2020Source: Youtube “I am in the middle of a 45 year conversation with these men and women around me.” Apple TV+ has released the full trailer for the music documentary Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to Youyet another Bruce Springsteen doc on […]

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Which artist should get a music documentary next? Vote! – Billboard

Billie Eilish announced Monday, September 28 that she will hit the big screen next year with her new documentary Billie Eilish: The world is a bit hazy. But who should have a musical doc on … Kendrick Lamar performs on Day 3 of Lollapalooza Buenos Aires 2019 at Hipodromo de San Isidro on March 31, […]

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Indigenous music documentary series Amplify isn’t just about identity

Shane Belcourt mixes up the format for Amplify, his Indigenous music documentary series on APTN. It does away with the typical biographical style that most music documentaries rely on. They often spit out facts, informing and feeling inspired by the pages of Wikipedia. Instead, it takes notes from shows like Netflix’s Chef’s table and HBO […]

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Bulova and Calum Scott direct musical documentary series

Discovering Britain’s Got Talent Calum Scott’s debut album, Only Human, has sold over a million copies and has been number one on iTunes in over 20 countries with over a billion combined streams. No wonder Bulova is expanding her relationship with the singer-songwriter, which began in 2016 after her appearance on the talent show, and […]

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Bass Documentaries You Should Watch

Bass Documentaries You Should Watch We all love to watch movies and series. Each of us has our favorite genres, series, episodes, actors, and even directors. It’s the same with music – we have one or more favorite genres and subgenres, a list of the most popular artists, clubs, festivals and labels. What if we […]

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The musical documentary “Fandango at the Wall” will premiere on HBO

Musical documentary “Fandango at the Wall”, recounting an extraordinary journey undertaken by musician Arturo O’Farrill and producer Kabir Sehgal – both multiple Grammy winners – to Veracruz, Mexico, to recruit master musicians for a Live album recording on the US-Mexico border wall, is scheduled to air on HBO on September 25. HBO Latino and HBO […]

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Franky Perez and Ducati team up for live music documentary

While the COVID-19 crisis has caused some inconvenience to motorcyclists, live musicians have borne the brunt of state government responses to the pandemic. Concert halls across the country continue to be closed, making it difficult for musicians to make a living. Franky Perez is no exception. However, after heading to a spare bedroom at her […]

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The Other Music Documentary pays homage to a sacred gathering place

With Other Music – our documentary on New York’s beloved independent record store that closed in 2016 – we decided to make a film about the loss of physical space, and therefore the community it housed. We knew losing a place like Other Music wasn’t just about bricks, paint, wood, and merchandise. We knew that […]

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“Other Music” documentary about the legendary New York record store

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 08/08/2020 (BROOKLYN, NY) — Factory 25 has announced the large-scale digital release on August 25 of other music, a documentary about the legendary New York record store that closed in 2016. The store helped launch the careers of countless independent stars. The movie will be available […]

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Another music documentary on streaming services this month

the Other Music documentary, which tells the story of New York’s much-loved and much-missed independent record store (which closed in 2016), had a quick digital premiere in April to celebrate what should have been the weekend of Record Store Day, but is now turning into wide release, on on-demand streaming services like iTunes, Amazon Prime, […]

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Another music documentary gets a digital release date

The beloved New York record store documentary Other Music now has an official digital release date. Other Music will arrive on Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play, and other streaming services on August 25, following a canceled theatrical release due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film will be distributed by Factory 25. Find the poster for […]

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Oklahoma music documentary series ‘Play It Loud’ wins back-to-back Emmys

A version of this story appears in Friday’s Weekend Life section of The Oklahman. Turn it up: Oklahoma music series ‘Play It Loud’ wins second Emmy in two years Chad Mathews had a specific and surprising combination in mind when he developed the idea for the Oklahoma music documentary series “Play It Loud.” “I said […]

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Baronet Presents Music Documentary Series On The Rooftops At Asbury Park

NEWS | FEATURES | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 07/31/2020 (ASBURY PARK, NJ) — The Asbury Hotel is screening some of the very best music documentaries Wednesday night at The Baronet, the hotel’s socially distanced rooftop cinema. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and movies start at sunset. Seating is first come first served and may […]

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Music documentary RECORDING now available on iTunes, Amazon and other platforms

Movies Through Tom stockman | July 22, 2020 RECORDING OF THE CURRENT MUSIC DOCUMENTARY is currently available on iTunes, Amazon and other platforms. For more information on how to view this exceptional document, visit the film’s website HERE RECORDING IN PROGRESS is a documentary about the creative spaces that produce the music we know and […]

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Official trailer of the musical documentary “David Foster: Off the Record”

Official trailer of the musical documentary “David Foster: Off the Record” by Alex Billington June 17, 2020Source: Youtube “David knows exactly what he’s looking for. That’s his whole thing: he knows what he wants.” Melbar Ent. released a new official trailer for the documentary titled David Foster: Off the Record, a profile of the award-winning […]

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TV One releases Go-Go musical documentary “The Beat Don’t Stop”

The rhythm does not stop (2020)Photo: Courtesy of TV One The sounds of Go-go hit the nation to another level when we all heard those conga drums in the background of “ass”By EU (Experience Unlimited) as part of Spike Lee’s school stun soundtrack. However, I didn’t really feel the purity of the native Washington, DC […]

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New Orleans music documentary set for home release via local theaters

“Up From the Streets,” a history and celebration of New Orleans music hosted by Grammy-winning artist Terence Blanchard, will have a “virtual theatrical release” starting May 15 with proceeds from the sale of tickets for the benefit of struggling Louisiana musicians. The film, subtitled “New Orleans: The City of Music,” debuted in October at the […]

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New Orleans Musical Documentary ‘Up From The Streets’ Gets Virtual Cinema Release

By Nate Todd April 29, 2020 • 1:08 p.m. PDT A new documentary, From the streeton New Orleans Music arrives via Virtual Cinema on May 15. The film features interviews with NOLA musicians Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Harry Connick Jr. and more commentary from Keith Richards, Robert Plant, Sting and Bonnie Raitt, among others. Up […]

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New Orleans musical documentary Up From The Streets gets virtual release May 15

Starting May 15, Eagle Rock Entertainment and Michael Murphy Productions will present a virtual cinema release of the acclaimed New Orleans documentary. Up From The Streets ®: New Orleans: The City of Music. Viewers will be able to purchase a ticket for the film at a local cinema and watch the film at home, allowing […]

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The Enzian presents an online Q&A event about the documentary “Other Music” with Park Ave. CD’s Sandy Bitman

Monday, April 27, 2020 Job Through Matthew Moyer on Mon 27 Apr 2020 at 1:10 p.m. Click to enlarge Photo by Jim Leatherman for Orlando Weekly Sandy Bitman The Maitland Enzian Theater completes its series of videos on demand from the Other music documentary – about NYC’s singular record store – with a special event […]

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the documentary Other Music is a love letter to record store culture (watch it)

“I like the conservatives,” said Matt Berninger from the National in the Other Music documentary it’s streaming from today. “People who are passionate enough to comb everything and write a hundred words on a little card and make sure it stays stuck to the shelf.” Those little cards at Other Music, New York’s beloved record […]

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Another Musical Documentary Gets “Virtual” Release for Independent Theaters and Record Stores

The film will be available only through record stores and theaters from April 17 and will not be available on other digital platforms for several months. The rental process will be easy for the viewer. Once the customer purchases the film from the record store or at the cinema from April 17, they will receive […]

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Matt Schrader Creates Score – A Documentary About Film Music – Under the Line

Although he has been a news producer since 2005, Matt Schrader sought to “get out of this world” to try something different when he set out to create the singular project Score – A documentary about film music. While Schrader had seen DVD featurettes on feature film composers, he learned that a feature film on […]

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Trailer for the documentary ‘Other music’: watch

From when it opened in 1995 until it closed in 2016, Other Music was one of the most influential record stores of the early days, and certainly a lifeblood in New York’s indie music scene. An upcoming documentary on the store, titled Other Music, hits theaters in April during Record Store Day weekend. Directed by […]

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Another music documentary hitting theaters this spring (watch a new trailer)

the Other Music documentary, about the popular New York independent record store that closed in 2016, was acquired by distributor FACTORY 25 which will release the film in theaters in the United States this spring around the weekend of Record Store Day (April 18). With this announcement comes a new trailer for the film, which […]

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Bill Simmons and HBO’s Ringer Films to Produce Musical Documentary Series Similar to ESPN’s “30 For 30”

Sports editor Bill simmons is the latest entertainment media personality to try his hand at producing a series of musical documentaries. A new report shared by Hollywood journalist reveals Simmons and his team at The ring will partner with HBO for music-focused documentaries similar to ESPNis sport oriented 30 for 30 series. Related: “Beastie Boys […]

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HBO, Bill Simmons’ crew for music documentary series – The Hollywood Reporter

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons team up on music documentary series, taking a similar approach to what Simmons did with sports documentaries on ESPN 30 for 30 series. The six-part series will ask six filmmakers to explore pivotal moments or periods in an artist’s career, iconic albums or broader perspectives on the music industry. […]

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HBO and Bill Simmons team up for ’30 for 30′-Like music documentary series

HBO and Ringer’s Bill Simmons is teaming up for a series of documentaries about the world of music, taking a similar approach to what Simmons did with sports documentaries in ESPN. 30 for 30 series. The six-part series will ask six filmmakers to explore pivotal moments or milestones in an artist’s career, iconic albums, or […]

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Justin Bieber announces new music, documentary series Justin Bieber: Seasons with YouTube

In addition to new music, pop star Justin Bieber has announced that he will be releasing a personal documentary series with YouTube in January. Justin Bieber is launching a documentary series about the creation of his new album on YouTube, the platform on which the singer made his musical debut more than a decade ago. […]

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“It’s a land grab right now” – The Hollywood Reporter

The highlights have arrived when it comes to musical documents. On the heels of Apple TV + which shelled out $ 26 million for a film about singer-songwriter Billie Eilish and Amazon paid $ 25 million for a Rihanna documentary directed by Peter Berg, negotiators say space will only heat up. In fact, sources say […]

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Martin Scorsese to make new musical documentary

While details remain unknown, the unscripted Scorsese Project is one of nearly 20 films and TV series unveiled by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. Among the nearly 20 documentary film and TV series projects shared with Variety by Ron Howard and Imagine Entertainment by Brian Grazer, one stands out: Martin Scorsese has a new musical […]

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New musical documentary by Martin Scorsese on the way

Martin scorsese can’t stop, won’t stop. he just delivered Irish, one of his best films, and he’s also working on Moon Flower Killers. You’d think he might want to take a break, but no, he’s already got something else planned: a new documentary. The documentary focuses on the New York music scene of the 1970s, […]

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Music Documentary Features Songs by an MTSU Student

The Tennessee State Museum will host a free screening Nov. 7 of “Spirit Song,” a documentary featuring songs from the collaborative album “Voices of the Guardians,” by Native American composer, musician, and Middle Tennessee State University student Gareth Laffely and Emmy-winning producer, composer and pianist Lance Bendiksen. The special screening will take place from 6 […]

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Ray Benson on King Records, documentary by Ken Burns “Country Music”

Chris Varias | Special for Cincinnati Enquirer Ray Benson was Ken Burns’ man to tell the world about the majesty of Bob Wills in particular and Texan music in general. Benson, frontman of western swing group Asleep at the Wheel, is featured throughout Burns’ recent documentary “Country Music” on PBS. Benson was a pretty obvious […]

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New Order musical documentary hits Showtime

Showtime has chosen a feature-length documentary on iconic British group New Order. Mike Christie (“Hansa Studios: By The Wall 1976-90 ″) produced and directed“ New Order: Decades. ”He follows the group’s preparations as they re-stage their“ So It Goes ”collaboration with the artist Liam Gillick and an orchestra of 12 synthesizers during the Manchester International […]

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‘Country Music’ documentary depicts old-time Nashville

Beverly Bowling | Guest columnist While watching an episode of the Ken Burns documentary “Country Music,” I realized I was watching the official memorial service in old Nashville that I love so much. Our city, as well as our musical genre, is in transition. While I understand that change is not only necessary but inevitable, […]

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‘Country Music’ documentary brought back Cambrian CA columnist

“Country Music” – Ken Burns’ recent series that is billed as “a story of America, told one song at a time” – might seem like an odd subject for a rave review from the daughter of a jazz musician father and of a jazz critic mom. But stay. Yes, the eight segments were enlightening, haunting […]

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Ken Burns’ Country Music Documentary Is Worth Your Time

But music is not my forte. I attended a Grand Ole Opry performance shortly after the new building opened. Much has changed in the 45 years since my visit. I watched the movie Country Music by Ken Burns. More than 3 days. Like all his films, it is well researched and gives great flavor to […]

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Nashville gears up to boost tourism after Ken Burns country music documentary

Grand Ole Opry Presents Episode 1 of Ken Burns Documentary “Country Music” with Pre-Show Concert … [+] with Old Crow Medicine Show Credit: Pam Windsor To launch Ken Burn’s highly anticipated Country music film, the Grand Ole Opry hosted a special screening of Episode 1 the night it aired on television, as well as a […]

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Quibi orders a series of musical documentaries “& Music” – deadline

Quibi has placed a direct order for a new documentary music series titled &Music which comes from OBB Pictures by Michael D. Ratner and Scooter Braun and GoodStory Entertainment by JD Roth. The series will focus on the little-known artists – choreographers, videographers, set designers – behind the world’s biggest music stars. Each episode will […]

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5 Takeaways From Ken Burns’ “Country Music” Documentary, Ep. 3

Ken Burns’ Country music The documentary touches on the entire history of country music, but Episode 3 specifically covers a turning point where music took a permanent turn from being acoustically based to electric instrument based. This is perhaps the point that led to modern country music more than any other, led by Hank Williams. […]

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‘Country Music’ documentary explores rich origins of rural genre

Only one African American appears in “The Origins of Country Music,” the latest painting by Thomas Hart Benton, which adorns the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. But African influences were much more prominent in the genre’s early days, according to the first episode of “Country Music,” Ken Burns’ 16-hour eight-part docuseries. […]

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Union County Museum Sees New Attention After Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ Documentary

The documentary covers major country music stars, including Roy Acuff and Chet Atkins, who call Union County home. UNION COUNTY, Tenn. – Filmmaker Ken Burns’ new country music documentary started airing this weekend – and in the birthplace of country music, it’s causing a stir. Union County is a small county with a big history. […]

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C13Originals Launches “Long May They Run” Musical Documentary Podcast Series

Created, directed and produced by C13Originals, and hosted and written by Dean Budnick — veteran music journalist, editor of Relix review, author and filmmaker — each season of That they run a long time will explore the greatest, most successful, trailblazers, touring and iconic bands of all time, whose communities and followers grow with each […]

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How to watch a country music documentary

If you want to know more about Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, and other musical legends who have helped shape the world of country, then you will definitely want to listen to Ken Burns’ new documentary, Country music. The long-awaited feature film (it took eight years to make it!) Finally debuts on […]

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Ken Burns Country Music Documentary Soundtrack

Filmmaker Ken Burns talks about Dolly Parton Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns interviews Dolly Parton for his upcoming series on country music history. Adam Tamburin / The Tennessean You can’t have a 16-hour country music documentary without an equally massive soundtrack. As fans begin to watch Ken Burns’ eight-part documentary “Country Music” on PBS, they’ll also […]

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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ documentary series airs on PBS

Country Music (8 p.m. and 10 p.m., PBS/UNC-TV) – Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns does it again, this time providing a definitive eight-part, 16-hour chronicle of country music history and how it evolved through the 20th century. The series explores this American art form from its roots in ballads, anthems and the blues to its mainstream […]

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PBS Documentary “Country Music” Has Several Links to Iowa

Rosanne Cash talks about the meaning of Johnny Cash’s song “I Walk the Line” An excerpt from the documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns on PBS About a decade ago, famous documentary filmmaker Ken Burns called his longtime collaborator and friend, Dayton Duncan, from Iowa, to ask the producer and writer for his opinion on […]

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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ Documentary Traces a Genre That Reflects ‘America’s History’ | The buzz

“Country Music,” filmmaker Ken Burns’ latest series of in-depth documentaries about the American experience, has the potential to bring a whole new audience into the country music fold, a country music expert said Friday. Burns’ new documentary, which premieres Sunday on PBS, traces the origins and meaning of “the soundtrack not of the elite, but […]

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Ken Burns on the making of his new documentary series “Country Music”

Ken Burns pictured at the Harris Concert Hall in August.lynn silversmith In Ken Burns’ editing room, a neon sign reads “It’s complicated”. The motto has held true in all of American history the documentary filmmaker has covered and it certainly is in his latest series for PBS, “Country Music”. which begins airing Sunday night. The […]

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Ken Burns on Making His New ‘Country Music’ Documentary Series

Ken Burns pictured at Harris Concert Hall in August.Lynn Goldsmith Ken Burns pictured at Harris Concert Hall in August.Lynn Goldsmith This image released by PBS shows Johnny Cash at his home in California, used in the Ken Burns documentary, “Country Music,” which airs September 15-22 and September 22-25 on PBS.Sony/AP Music Archive Ken Burns’ eight-part […]

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Johnny Cash leads Ken Burns documentary “Country Music” from Sunday | Local entertainment

South Arkansas country music icon Johnny Cash will be featured in the first episode of Ken Burns’ new 4-hour documentary series, “Country Music.” Cash was born in Kingsland (Cleveland County) and raised in the Dyess community of northeast Arkansas. The episode will focus on singer / songwriter Johnny Cash and his upbringing in Dyess. “Country […]

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How to Watch and Stream Ken Burns’ Documentary “Country Music” on PBS

Rosanne Cash talks about the meaning of Johnny Cash’s song “I Walk the Line” An excerpt from the documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns on PBS Country music gets the Ken Burns treatment. On Sunday, September 15 at 8 p.m. ET (7 p.m. CT), PBS will air the first of eight episodes exploring the history […]

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Songs from our country: the documentary “Country Music” explores the history of the genre and its most important figures | Music

You won’t be disappointed if you grant it to see artists with Oklahoma connections. This club includes Bob Wills, Gene Autry, Roger Miller, Jean Shepard, Garth Brooks, Hank Thompson, Gill (his career improved after a bitter experience for KISS), Reba McEntire, Wanda Jackson, Roy Clark, Trisha Yearwood and Woody Guthrie (Marty Stuart said country music […]

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A-State to Host a Viewing Party for Johnny Cash’s ‘Country Music’ Documentary Episode

A-State to Host a Viewing Party for Johnny Cash’s ‘Country Music’ Documentary Episode 09/09/2019 JONESBORO — Arkansas State University is pleased to host an official watch party for an episode of acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns’ documentary “Country Music” on Wednesday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Forum Theater, 115 E. Monroe, Jonesboro. The […]

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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ documentary to premiere ahead of Cash Festival in Dyess

Johnny Cash, the son of farmers who grew up in Dyess Colony in the delta region of northeast Arkansas, was mesmerized. Since childhood, the aspiring musician wanted to hear his own voice on the radio. He had served in the service and returned to the area to begin his musical career. One evening, he sat […]

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Rhiannon Giddens of Greensboro to Appear in Ken Burns Documentary ‘Country Music’ | Entertainment

Born to an African-American mother and white father, Giddens, 42, became known for exploring African-American history for her music. She plays banjo and violin among other instruments. The modern banjo, she noted, is inspired by the African instrument known as akonting, which is made from a gourd. At the beginning of its existence, the American […]

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The most comprehensive bluegrass musical documentary ever made will air on PBS in August

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Big family: the history of bluegrass music offers a comprehensive look at bluegrass – its origins, the pioneers who shaped its sound, and its global appeal. The documentary, narrated by actor and bluegrass enthusiast Ed Helms, will air nationally on PBS stations Friday, August 30, 2019 at 9/8pm ET. Check local listings. […]

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Preview of new Ken Burns country music documentary to play River Music Experience September 12 | Local News

The documentary chronicles the history of country music and many of its stars, including the Carter family, Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Williams, Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard and Loretta Lynn. The free Redstone Room screening event will feature preview and special guest Dani Lynn Howe, one of the co-hosts of the morning show on local […]

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Ken Burns’ new country music documentary explores the history of the genre

In his new documentary, filmmaker Ken Burns delves deeply into the origins, history and colorful personalities of country music. Airing September 15 on PBS, the eight-part film Country music is a joyous celebration of a uniquely American kind. Burns takes a close look at the evolution of country music through the work of artists like […]

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Ken Burns on New Country Music Documentary: “You Join a Family” When You Become a Country Music Fan

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – Before a birthday cake was even handed out for Ken Burns ’66th birthday, the panel discussion on Burns’ new documentary series “Country Music” during Television’s 2019 Summer Press Tour Critics Association was a celebration of love. The 4-hour documentary, which premieres on PBS on September 15, is a fascinating journey through […]

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Lisbon Beat review – energetic musical odyssey at the gates of the city | Music documentary

Jhere’s a short, sharp burst of energy in this brief musical documentary by DJ Rita Maia and cinematographer Vasco Viana on the Afro-Portuguese music scene in the suburbs of Lisbon, the “wavy villages” that emerged after the 1970s It’s not quite right to call it ghetto culture; the middle is more nuanced and complicated than […]

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What we know so far

The world is just a month away from the PBS premiere ‘ Country music, a massive documentary that explores the history of the beloved genre. The multi-part film is directed and produced by Ken Burns, co-produced by Julie Dunfey and written by Dayton Duncan, the brains behind PBS documentaries on everything from Civil War and […]

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Seattle Country Music Documentary Series | A&E

Ken Burns’ most recent documentary offers an in-depth look at the history of country music. Whether or not you are a fan of the genre, music and pop culture fans can always recognize the importance of country singers like Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, and Garth Brooks. These country icons and many […]

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Musical Documentary ‘Teddy Pendergrass – If You Don’t Know Me’ Coming to Disc and VOD from MVD – Media Play News

If you don’t know me Stephanie Prange June 17, 2019 Teddy Pendergrass – If you don’t know me, the R&B star’s story, will be released on DVD, Blu-ray Disc and VOD on August 23 by MVD Entertainment Group. On the brink of world stardom when tragedy struck, Pendergrass’ story is a tale of surprising twists […]

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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ Documentary Soundtrack Detailed

Deluxe 5-CD box set arrives Friday, August 30 with 2 CDs, 2 LPs, and digital setups Friday, September 13 Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, in association with Universal Music Group (UMG), will release Country Music – A Ken Burns Film (The Soundtrack) in a deluxe 5-CD collectible box set on Friday, August […]

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Documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns: the soundtrack is scheduled for August

Just before the September 15 premiere of the eight-part PBS documentary Country Music – A film by Ken Burns, Legacy Recordings will unveil the musical highlights of the 16-hour-and-a-half-hour series with a deluxe five-CD box set spanning the history of the genre. The impressive tracklist represents the artists featured in each of the series’ episodes, […]

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Ron Howard’s latest musical documentary highlights opera superstar Pavarotti

Inspired by his friends Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee and the late Jonathan Demme, Ron Howard entered the world of musical documentaries. In 2013 he directed Jay-Z’s concert documentary “Made in America” ​​and in 2016 he chronicled the most famous rock band in history in “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years ”. […]

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Maren Morris’ musical documentary on YouTube: 5 takeaways

After a busy few weeks that saw her set new streaming records for a female country artist and rack up CMT Music Award nominations, Maren Morris looks back on her rise to stardom with the help of Busbee and Miranda Lambert in a new Featured Artist Stories episode from YouTube. The 15-minute mini-documentary features personal […]

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Thom Zimny, Johnny Cash and the new musical documentary

Over the past two years, Thom Zimny ​​has become the leading director of musical documentaries. At the start of last year, he led the Elvis Presley: the researcher, which performed at several film festivals before landing on the HBO menu. At the end of last year, Zimny’s Springsteen on Broadway was added to Netflix offerings […]

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Ken Burns Documentary “Country Music” Donates to Hall of Fame

Ken Burns’ next documentary Country music will begin airing on PBS stations before the end of the year, but some will live forever in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. At a press conference Wednesday in Nashville, Burns showed an excerpt from the documentary and announced that he would donate all transcripts and […]

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Filmmaker Ken Burns launches ‘Country Music’ documentary in Bristol

Ken Burns has a new story to tell. The man who is arguably one of the most successful and well-known documentary filmmakers has turned to country music. And starting in September, it will tell the story through an eight-part series of how the raw and simple music of rural America evolved into an entertainment industry […]

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Another musical documentary premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival

On June 25, 2016, New York’s Other Music, a must-see East Village record store, closed. Its more than two decades of activity was celebrated with a tribute show at the Bowery Ballroom starring Yoko Ono, Sharon Van Etten and Yo La Tengo, among others. In April, the store’s history will drag on in Other Music, […]

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John Prine’s musical documentary hits Sony Classics

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all worldwide rights to Zachary Fuhrer’s documentary about singer-songwriter John Prine, provisionally titled “John Prine: Hello in There”. Currently in post-production, the film tells the story of Prine, who broke through with an album he wrote as a postman in suburban Chicago, and went on to create some of the […]

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Ken Burns Country Music Documentary Release Date & Live Concert

On September 15, 2019, PBS will present the first episode of the documentary from director Ken Burns Country music, a detailed exploration of the genre that has been in the works for eight years. Directed by Burns and produced by acclaimed filmmaker with longtime collaborators Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunfey, Country music Premieres Sunday, September […]

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Nashville’s Ryman Prepares Ken Burns Country Music Documentary Concert

Marty Stuart talks about the importance of playing Ryman An excerpt from the documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns on PBS As anticipation grows for Ken Burns’ documentary “Country Music” – premiering in September – PBS and Ryman Auditorium have announced an all-star concert at the historic venue. Burns will host “Country Music: Live at […]

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Nashville’s Ryman Sets Up Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ Documentary Concert

Marty Stuart talks about the importance of playing Ryman An excerpt from the documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns on PBS As anticipation grows for Ken Burns’ “Country Music” documentary – which will premiere in September – PBS and Ryman Auditorium have announced a star-studded concert at the historic venue. Burns will host “Country Music: […]

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NC’s Link Wray Among Native Americans Featured in PBS Music Documentary | WFAE 90.7

As a child, Fred Lincoln “Link” Wray, Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parents’ home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Native American Shawnee ancestry as the Wrays faced segregation in the American South, as did African Americans. Wray finally took all […]

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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ documentary to air on PBS

Marty Stuart talks about the importance of playing Ryman An excerpt from the documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns on PBS Through his lens, he made epic explorations in “Baseball”, “Prohibition” and several wars. Next year, documentary giant Ken Burns will take audiences on a 16-hour journey through “Country Music.” The eight-part film is slated […]

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Review of Amazing Grace – transcendent documentary by Aretha Franklin | Music documentary

In 1972, after a series of successes and Grammy awards, Aretha Franklin decided that her next project would be a return to her roots. The daughter of a Detroit preacher, Franklin secured a Baptist church in Los Angeles for a two-night recording session, and the result was Amazing Grace, her most successful album and best-selling […]

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Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams review – from school days to stadiums | Music documentary

Jit’s a watchable, albeit celebratory and unchallenging portrait of a massive rock institution. He doesn’t see much need to look for flaws, problems, loose threads that could be pulled for everything to come undone. Even less is he looking for a Spinal Tap satire. It could be seen as part of an emerging musical documentary […]

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Who shot the sheriff? : The Bob Marley Netflix Music Documentary Series

Despite all the scholarship that exists in pop history, many mysteries remain: who killed Jam Master Jay; what happened precisely on the night of Sam Cooke’s death; and what exactly was the relationship between Johnny Cash and Richard Nixon? New to Netflix Remastered docuseries seeks to investigate these and other stories in the coming months, […]

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Who shot the sheriff? : the musical documentary series of Bob Marley on Netflix

Despite all the scholarship that exists about pop history, many mysteries remain: who killed Jam Master Jay; what exactly happened the night Sam Cooke died; and what exactly was the relationship between Johnny Cash and Richard Nixon? The new from Netflix Remastered docuseries looks to investigate these stories and more in the coming months, starting […]

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Review of Bad Reputation – clever and fun rock retrospective of Joan Jett | Music documentary

IIt’s a strange but all too common phenomenon that film biographies of music stars often leave the viewer less fond of the subject as a person, sometimes in direct proportion to how much he or she liked the subject’s work beforehand. (See, for example, Nina Simone bio-doc What Happened, Miss Simone? and Lady Gaga’s tribute […]

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The 20 best music documentaries – ranked! | Music documentary

Charming Belgian TV presenter Marcel Vanthilt tries to get to grips with the New York rap scene. Interviewees include LL Cool J and Schoolly D, but this featurette is as sensitive to social nuance as it is musical. It catches Blur on the brink of exploding Britpop, looking sharp but muddled, and often the worst […]

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A documentary on film music (2016)

What makes film music unforgettable? Starring Hans Zimmer, James Cameron, Danny Elfman, John Williams, Quincy Jones, Trent Reznor, Howard Shore, Rachel Portman, Thomas Newman, Randy Newman, Leonard Maltin, and the late James Horner and Garry Marshall, SCORE: A FILM MUSIC DOCUMENTARY brings The Hollywood’s elite composers have come together to offer viewers a insider’s look […]

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Christine and the Queens Star in Latest Apple Music Documentary, ‘Chris’: Watch a Preview

Christine and the Queens are the latest subjects to take center stage in an upcoming Apple Music documentary charting the trajectory and personal life of French singer Héloïse Letissier titled Apple Music Presents: Chris, due out September 14. Breaking boundaries around the world through his personal expression and powerful songwriting, Letissier’s musical methodology is laid […]

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‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ Music Documentary About Tiffany: Review

As we all know, the word “fan” comes from “fanatic”. As in, “religious bigots responsible for sectarian violence” or “fanatical Trump supporters blame FBI investigation into Deep State,” to paraphrase two headlines I quickly found online after Googling the term . While we’re all fans of various art and artists, the fanatic goes overboard, whether […]

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Musical Documentary ‘Echo In The Canyon’ To Open LA Film Festival – Deadline

Musical documentary by Andrew Slater Echo in the Canyon has been set as the opening night film of Film Independent’s 2018 LA Film Festival, which kicks off September 20 and runs through September 28. This will mark the world premiere of the documentary which highlights iconic music groups The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield […]

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Kesha released a trailer for her Apple Music documentary “Rainbow – The Film”

Beats 1 on Apple Music YouTube A year after releasing his Grammy nominee Rainbow album, Kesha releases a moving documentary that follows her as she works on the album, which she recorded from 2014 to 2017, and throughout her legal battle with producer Dr. Luke, who has denied her accusations emotional and sexual abuse. In […]

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Watch the new trailer for Kesha’s musical documentary

Kesha releases a documentary about the recording of her third LP, Rainbow – his first record after his ongoing legal battles with Dr. Luke. In the trailer for Rainbow – The movieKesha says making the album has been a life-saving journey. “Sometimes things just seem too much to handle,” she says in the clip. “You […]

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G FUNK Musical Documentary Now Streams on YouTube Premium

“G Funk”, the highly anticipated new musical documentary, is now streaming on Youtube Premium. “G Funk” tells the untold story of hip-hop’s most iconic subgenre and features never-before-seen footage and interviews with Warren G, Snoop Dogg, Chuck D, Ice Cube, Ice T, Too Short, The DOC, Wiz Khalifa and others who detail the story of […]

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YouTube Originals’ Music Documentary “G FUNK” To Air On July 11

YouTube has announced the acquisition of the highly anticipated music documentary G Funk, which tells the untold story of hip-hop’s most iconic subgenre through its pioneer, Warren G. G Funk, explores the origin of sound and its lasting impact on music and culture. The film also chronicles Warren G’s journey with Snoop Dogg and Nate […]

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Beyond the Bombshells is a simple musical documentary

News of the shocking “Whitney” revelations quickly went viral early Thursday morning, once the Cannes Film Festival premiere of Kevin Macdonald’s bio-documentary on Whitney Houston was released. The film, made with the full permission of her family, revealed that the late singer was sexually abused as a child by her cousin, late singer Dee Dee […]

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[WATCH] The Weeknd’s Apple Music documentary series “Another You”

ANOTHER YOU part 1 (documentary) https://t.co/krk0IoaPBu pic.twitter.com/vZ3I8LQoSg — The Weekend (@theweeknd) April 13, 2018 Clearly, a lot has been on The Weeknd’s mind over the past year: his surprise new EP, My dear melancholy, packs a lot of emotion into six songs, presumably drawn from his personal experience, like the time he may have almost […]