Archive | documentary

Exclusive: Cosmic Gate debut their very first documentary, ‘Materia’

A new insight into Nic Chagall and Bossi — known collectively as Cosmic Gate — has materialized. “Materia means ‘matter’. . . the substance . . . everything around us,” explains Chagall about Cosmic Gate’s latest album endeavor to a cameraman at the beginning of his group’s first ever documentary. It follows the duo across […]

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Documentary that tells the story of female DJs in the early 2000s finally gets summer 2018 release date

An enlightening new feature-length documentary, Girl, that follows several of the top female DJs of the early 2000s, and its Director Kandeyce Jorden’s own personal journey in the male-dominated industry, is now set for release on June 1. Fifteen years in the making, Jorden emerges with intimate interviews and conversations with the top female EDM artists of the […]

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For Honor’s Creation Ended With A Behind-The-Scenes Break-Up

The most interesting moment from a new documentary about the making of For Honor comes just over 70 minutes in when the team at Ubisoft Montreal is celebrating the game getting certified on Xbox One and PS4. Speeches have been made and the champagne is flowing freely when the game’s then creative director Jason…Read more… […]

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Hundred Waters share pensive new ballad, hint at possible hiatus in new mini-documentary

Hundred Waters have shared their first new music since last year’s Communicating LP, which found the band taking a deep dive into the intimate nature of their creation method and the struggle each of their personal connections to one another have endured as the band has evolved over the years. Now, the OWSLA-signed synth-folk trio has dropped […]

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Watch the trailer for ‘What We Started,’ starring Carl Cox, Tiësto, Martin Garrix and more

Recent converts to electronic music in the last few years may not realize exactly what has transpired in the last half decade or so. The short of it is essentially a massive worldwide overhaul in dance music’s popularity — one that happened seemingly overnight. Dance music completely transformed from a historically underground network to a colossal entertainment subset that’s […]

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Ultra Music Festival shares second episode in ’20 Years of Ultra’ documentary series [Watch]

As Ultra Music Festival looks to its landmark 20th anniversary, the global festival brand has released the second installment in its ‘20 Years Of Ultra’ documentary series. The second episode explores the dance culture of the early 2000s, the “growing pains and challenges” associated with electronic culture’s then rapid expansion, and Ultra Music Festival’s impact […]

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Martin Garrix and Carl Cox’s documentary to be released in March

A tidbit sure to elicit an “oh yes oh yes!” from fans, Martin Garrix and Carl Cox’s dance-focused documentary, What We Started, will soon become available on the big screen. Originally premiered in Los Angeles on June 15, 2017 to a crowd of music icons including Moby and Erick Morillo, the documentary will be shown in select […]

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New Netflix docudrama ‘Wormwood’ seeks to uncover history of CIA’s LSD mind control experiments

Netflix is set to release what is sure to be one of the year’s most enigmatic and deeply compelling documentaries in Wormwood, out December 15.The six episode miniseries, which screened at the Venice and Telluride film festivals earlier this year, was directed by Errol Morris, the director behind The Thin Blue Line and The Fog Of War. Now the […]

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Modeselektor’s documentary, ‘We Are Modeselektor’ makes its Internet debut [Stream]

Four years ago, techno tastemakers Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary of Modeselektor released a comprehensive documentary in conjunction with EB.tv. The production, We Are Modeselektor, functioned as a filmic compilation of on tour and behind the scenes footage and commentary, centered around the duo’s development of the Monkeytown Records imprint, and Modeselektor’s stylistic evolution.The 75-minute […]

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Dubfire to release documentary ‘Above Ground Level’ in mid-November

Dubfire is making his debut in documentary. The Iranian artist has released a trailer for “Above Ground Level,” a documentary that will chronicle his life, starting from his childhood in Iran, embroiled in the turmoil of the Iranian Revolution, to his ascendance to dance music deity status. Due out on November 21, the short film […]

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A poignant clip from ‘Avicii: True Stories’ shows Avicii visiting the hospital [WATCH]

A DJ’s job is a demanding one, and even that seems to be an understatement. As more artists speak out in regards to the physical and mental tolls exacted by unremitting schedules, traveling in solitude, and constant late nights at club venues, the difficulties of a DJ’s lifestyle are becoming increasingly visible. Help Musicians UK and the […]

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Watch Danny Brown reflect on life in Detroit in trailer for new documentary

Detroit rapper Danny Brown has always wanted to be a rap star, or so he proclaims in his upcoming documentary trailer, Live at the Majestic.Directed by Andrew Cohn, the concert film/documentary showcases Brown’s origins in the city, his introspective tendencies, and how his hometown’s ethos shaped him as the candid rapper he is today.Out now, the film […]

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Above & Beyond to release a documentary with Abramorama in early 2018

The 2017 year is not closing quietly for Above & Beyond, with the electronic group’s recent announcement that its sixth LP, Common Ground, is due in late January and an accompanying US tour that is set to span more than 25 total stops.In the midst of Above & Beyond’s nonstop momentum arrives Above & Beyond Acoustic—Giving […]

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New Major Lazer documentary ‘Give Me Future’ captures historic Cuba show

Geopolitics, young music fans, and Major Lazer are all are in the cross-hairs of Major Lazer’s new documentary. In a new trailer, Major Lazer take their story far beyond the realms of a “day in the life” feature of the trio.The trailer teases the complexity of throwing a dance music event in Cuba — a surprisingly complicated affair […]

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Candid new documentary examines the mental & physical tolls of a DJ’s lifestyle [WATCH]

A new documentary produced by DJsounds offers insight about the structure of a DJ’s life between the beat drops. Titled Why We DJ—Slaves to The Rhythm, the documentary is an exploration of the lifestyle of a DJ that paints a portrait of the personal sacrifices made by DJs in their effort to play a variety […]

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Daft Punk reveal the men behind the robots in rare documentary footage [Watch]

 Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo are better known as the robotic dance duo Daft Punk, who more or less played a role in dance music’s permanent explosion into the main stream psyche. A popular question by fans about the enigmatic characters, however, is who they are beyond their futuristic personas. Luckily, a brand new […]

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Team SoloMid is producing an episodic documentary about the controversial Super Smash Bros.

Team SoloMid is producing an episodic documentary about the controversial Super Smash Bros. Melee pro William “Leffen” Hjelte, whom they sponsor. So far, it’s a candid look at the Hjelte’s approach to the game and how the community’s received him. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hot Since 82 continues to push the envelope on latest Mexico tour mini-documentary

Hot Since 82 has always felt the need to dig deeper in his house music.While pushing the boundaries of the electronic music scene and managing his imprint Knee Deep In Sound, the British artist has carved a magnificent path for himself along the way. Unsurprisingly, the artist’s new touring concept is no different. Dubbed “Even Deeper,” the […]

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Watch the First Episode of Mayweather/McGregor: All Access

The world is only a month away from the biggest fight in history. But before we get to face off of Boxing biggest fighter Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Conor “Notorious” McGregor, Showtime Sports presents the debut episode of the award-winning documentary series All Access: Mayweather/McGregor. The docu-series returns to immerse fans in the lives and […]

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