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Cinema Art Theater will present the documentary “Women Trailblazers in Music” | Culture & Leisure

The documentary “Women Trailblazers in Music” presents female composers through the centuries. Coastal Point | Submitted On March 24, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society’s Cinema Art Theater will present “Women Trailblazers in Music,” a documentary created by award-winning pianist, composer, and now filmmaker Judith Lynn Stillman, about fascinating female composers spanning 12 centuries. A post-screening […]

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BET Announces New Unscripted Music Documentary Series, “Murder Inc.”

A new unscripted documentary series is being produced by BET and Irving “Irv Gotti” Lorenzo title, Murder Inc.. The five-part television event is designed to tell the untold story of the rise, sudden fall and redemption of, Records of Murder Inc.; and the mastermind behind the Hip Hop powerhouse, Irv Gotti. According to the statement […]

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An eye and ear opening experience

Often confused with soundtracks, which primarily contain source material (songs with lyrics), a score is instrumental music composed and performed for a specific film. For some people, the only thing they will listen to is movie soundtracks, and many insiders believe this is the most interesting genre in music today overall. Funded entirely by a […]

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Biffy Clyro announces musical documentary Cultural Sons of Scotland

Biffy Clyro has announced the release of a music documentary titled Biffy Clyro: Cultural Sons of Scotlandabout the making of their ninth studio album, The myth of happiness forever. Created in partnership with Amazon Music and Warner Records, the film will be available exclusively on Amazon Music Unlimited and Amazon Prime Video starting February 25. […]

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The documentary “Irma: My Life In Music” will air on PBS stations in February

Beloved New Orleans singer Irma Thomas turns 81 on February 18. The Louisiana native recorded her first single, “Don’t Mess With My Man,” in 1959. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Thomas recorded songs written for her by pianist Allen Toussaint and worked on all the Gulf Coast. She opened a music club, The Lion’s Den, […]

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Official trailer for the musical documentary ‘In the Court of the Crimson King’

Official trailer for the musical documentary ‘In the Court of the Crimson King’ by Alex Billington February 9, 2022Source: Youtube “I can’t be the only sane man in this asylum.” An official trailer has just debuted for a music documentary premiering at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival taking place in March. It’s titled At the […]

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GIANTS: Electronic Music Documentary Series from Moog Music

GIANTS: Electronic Music Documentary Series from Moog Music – gearnews.com For a better experience on Gearnews, we recommend that you enable JavaScript. Herb Deutsch · Source: Mog Delving into the beginnings of electronic music, Moog presents a series of documentaries about the legends and innovators of synthesizer history and culture. GIANTS Beautifully shot and elegantly […]

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First clip from new music documentary ‘This Much I Know’ – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Here is a nice first clip for an expected musical doc what i know to be truewhich will debut at the upcoming Berlin Film Festival. As the movie world eagerly awaits the release of Andrew Dominik’s Marilyn Monroe biopic BlondScored by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, the director’s new musical documentary marks another collaboration […]

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Andrew Dominik, Nick Cave and Warren Ellis reunited for a musical documentary

fans of Nick Cave and Warren Ellis will have the opportunity to dive behind the musician’s works and see what goes into creating the incredible songs the duo are known for. Deadline reports that the filmmaker Andre Dominique, will be the spearhead of the project entitled, what i know to be true, which will act […]

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Steven Tyler to star in Reelz’s new musical series, “Frontmen”

by the staff of the best classical groups Steven Tyler (right) with Aerosmith’s Joe Perry at the People’s Choice Awards Steven Tyler is highlighting REELZ on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 8 p.m. ET / PT, as part of the network’s new music documentary series, The singers. In this episode, fans learn firsthand how Tyler, […]

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ZHU Welcomes You to ‘Dreamland’ in Amazon Music’s New Documentary: Dancing Astronaut

by: Ariel King Sep 13, 2021 In many ways, ZHU’s rise was different from many others who achieved superstar popularity in the dance space. By emphasizing fashion in its aesthetic, ZHU has given a new definition to what it means to be a dance music artist and brand. In his new Amazon Music documentary, Welcome […]

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“Rock & Roll Revival,” another major music documentary in the works » LIVING LIFE FEARLESS

We can easily say that 1969 was the year of the founding music festivals. While virtually everyone is familiar with the Woodstock festival, mostly thanks to the legendary music documentary, other equally important music events have remained in the shadows until recently. The first such event to receive the documentary film treatment was the excellent […]

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Documentary on Black Church Music by IU Professor, WTIU Wins National and Regional Awards: News at IU: Indiana University

A documentary concert film about the traditions, historical significance and significance of black church music that Indiana University professor Raymond Wise wrote and directed has won national and regional awards from the television industry and a journalism organization. “Amen! Music of the Black Church,” a WTIU documentary that premiered in April 2020, won three awards […]

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Lionsgate announces documentary “The Jesus Music”

The film will hit theaters this fall Lionsgate announced the contemporary Christian music documentary (CCM), The music of Jesus, hits theaters this fall. With moving songs of faith, love and hope, the music of Jesus grew out of the American counterculture movement of the 1960s to become a global phenomenon. This compelling documentary reveals the […]

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Patti Smith and Ben Folds featured in musical documentary “The Sound of Us”

The sound of us, a new music documentary from Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated director and producer Chris Gero, received its first official trailer on Thursday. The film, which features interviews with Patti Smith, Ben Folds, Jason Mraz, Sarah McLachlan and many more, is set to receive the Movie That Matters Award at the 2021 Cannes Film […]

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Caribbean Music Documentary Parang Receives Emmy Nomination

Characteristics Julien Neaves Thursday, July 8, 2021 LA DIVINA PASTORA: In the Caribbean music documentary, Parang, ethnomusicologist Dr. Daniella Brown plays cuatro and sings Golpe by Trinidad and Tobago’s famous parang group, La Divina Pastora. – A Caribbean music documentary titled Parang received an Emmy nomination, the most prestigious award for television in the United […]

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Apple TV + announces new music documentary series hosted by Mark Ronson

Music fans and sound production aficionados will be excited about the new show. Apple TV + has announced a brand new music documentary on its streaming service, Watch the sound with Mark Ronson, a six-part series hosted by the legendary producer and DJ. Best known for his work with Amy Winehouse and more recently with […]

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BTS Break The Silence: The Movie Wins Best Music Documentary at MTV Music & TV Awards, Members Thank ARMY

BTS won the award for best musical documentary for their documentary Break The Silence: The Movie at the MTV Music & TV Awards this year. The documentary takes a behind-the-scenes look at K-pop group’s Love Yourself: Speak Yourself stadium tour and was released in September 2020. Speaking to Twitter, the MTV Awards shared a video […]

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BTS’s “Break The Silence: The Movie” Wins Best Music Documentary at 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards

BTS won an award for their documentary film! The annual MTV Movie & TV Awards, titled “MTV Movie & TV Awards: Unscripted” this year, took place on May 17 (local time). At the event, BTS ‘documentary “Break the Silence: The Movie” was announced as the winner of the award for Best Music Documentary, a socially […]

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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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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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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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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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‘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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Review: “40 Years In The Making: The Magic Music Movie” Finds Rocky Mountain High In Band Reunion

Chronicle of a folk-rock band reunion you’ve probably never heard of – unless you lived in Boulder, Colorado, in the early 1970s – “40 Years in the Making: The Magic Music Movie “transcends the trippy longing to deliver a moving message about the healing power of reconciliation. An obvious labor of love from TV hitmaker […]

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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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DVD Review: Score: A Documentary About Film Music

★★★☆☆ From roaring fanfares to murderous strings and heartbreaking themes, film music is explored in Matt Schrader’s new documentary Goal, packed with contemporary interviews with budding composers as well as a history of Hollywood film music. Movies were never silent. From the Lumière brothers’ first experiments in 1895 and the Nickelodeons that sprouted over the […]

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Score: A Film Score Documentary Has No Theme – Films & TV

SCORE: A FILM MUSIC DOCUMENTARY “Hey! You! You with the vuvuzela! GET OUT.” Of all the pieces that must fit together such for a film to have even one hope of work, the element that comes closest to pure magic is not the visual effects. Nor is it the cinematography or the editing. Shit, that’s […]

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‘Score: A Film Music Documentary’ sheds light on an essential – but often overlooked – part of the filmmaking process

What is your favorite film music? Music is a big factor in almost all of my favorite movies. The score for Requiem for a dream alternates between the sonic equivalent of Clint Mansell’s panic and the minimalist chord progressions of the Kronos Quartet. Jon Brion and Amy Mann Magnolia The soundtrack is so fused into […]

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A documentary on film music delves into the world of film composers

As I’ve mentioned before, I believe that a film’s music is one of the most important and perhaps least appreciated characters in a film. As James Cameron says,The music is the heartbeat of the film.“Without soundtracks, many films wouldn’t have the emotional impact they bring to the table. Just think about aliens without James Horner’s […]

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‘Score: A Film Music Documentary’ Reaches Kickstarter Goal and More

The first-ever film music documentary is heading towards the final stanza of a Kickstarter campaign with an end goal of $100,000. With more than two dozen interviews with film composers already filmed, Score: A documentary on film music already has Hans Zimmer (see clip below), Danny Elfman, Howard Shore and Christophe Beck on board, in […]

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‘Foo Fighters Sonic Highways’ musical documentary premieres on HBO – The Denver Post

Dave Grohl packs a lot of story, sentiment, and personality into his HBO music series — and the massive project almost eludes him. The documentary, timed to coincide with the Foo Fighters’ upcoming album, tells several stories at once: the history of American rock music, the history of some music studios, the memories of some […]