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The Church of the SubGenius Documentary Examines the Cult of a Cult

Long before the internet invaded every aspect of culture, a pair of friends who first bonded over their love of comic books and Captain Beefheart dreamed up “a weird fringe cult specifically for weirdos” that would walk the line between sincerity and parody. Thus, the Church of the SubGenius was born.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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New documentary on the female pioneers of electronic music to premiere in November

A new documentary focused on electronic music’s female pioneers will premiere in November. The film, Sisters with Transistors, will investigate the role of women in the early days of the genre, shedding light on how trailblazers contributed to “inventing the devices, techniques and tropes that would define the shape of sound for years to come.” […]

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New documentary on the female pioneers of electronic music to premiere in November

A new documentary focused on electronic music’s female pioneers will premiere in November. The film, Sisters with Transistors, will investigate the role of women in the early days of the genre, shedding light on how trailblazers contributed to “inventing the devices, techniques and tropes that would define the shape of sound for years to come.” […]

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Billie Eilish documentary to hit theaters, Apple TV+ in 2021

A documentary film about Billie Eilish, Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry, will be released in theaters and on Apple TV+ come February 2021. After being named Artist of the Year at the first-ever Apple Music Awards in 2019, 18-year-old Billie Eilish landed a $25 million deal for the right to stream a documentary […]

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‘Underplayed’ doc shines long overdue spotlight on women in dance music [Review]

Underplayed, a new documentary which premiered on September 19 at the Toronto International Film Festival, examines the glaring disproportion of female voices in dance music compared to their male counterparts. In addition to paying homage to influential women like Wendy Carlos and Suzanne Ciani—who built essential tools like the synthesizer and pioneered some of the […]

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‘Underplayed’ doc shines long overdue spotlight on women in dance music [Review]

Underplayed, a new documentary which premiered on September 19 at the Toronto International Film Festival, examines the glaring disproportion of female voices in dance music compared to their male counterparts. In addition to paying homage to influential women like Wendy Carlos and Suzanne Ciani—who built essential tools like the synthesizer and pioneered some of the […]

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Netflix announces new Woodstock ’99 documentary

A new Netflix documentary centered on the notorious Woodstock ’99 festival is in the works. As reported by Deadline, the streaming leader has teamed up with Raw—the studio behind Netflix originals Don’t F**k with Cats and Fear City: New York vs. The Mafia—on production, which has allegedly already begun. The latest venture parallels Netflix’s previous 2019 documentary […]

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Roland celebrates 40th anniversary of TR-808 with documentary and free plug-in

Celebrations are in store for the 40th anniversary of Roland‘s revolutionary TR-808 drum machine. For the milestone occasion, the Japanese electronic equipment manufacturer has shared a variety of engagements including a short documentary film, an 808 playlist, and a free DAW plug-in. The TR-808 has left a lasting legacy in popular music, from hip-hop to […]

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Pioneer DJ releases documentary on COVID-19’s impact on the electronic music industry [Watch]

Pioneer DJ has shared a new documentary detailing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on electronic music. Titled DISTANT DANCEFLOORS: COVID-19 and the Electronic Music Industry, the short film details the past six months through the lens of the dance scene while investigating the changes and the future of the industry. Premiered on August 4, […]

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Pioneer DJ releases documentary on COVID-19’s impact on the electronic music industry [Watch]

Pioneer DJ has shared a new documentary detailing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on electronic music. Titled DISTANT DANCEFLOORS: COVID-19 and the Electronic Music Industry, the short film details the past six months through the lens of the dance scene while investigating the changes and the future of the industry. Premiered on August 4, […]

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DJ Snake announces release date for ‘Paris La Défense Arena’ film

Four months ago, DJ Snake set a record with an absurdly large wall of death that occurred during his highly memorable Paris La Défense Arena performance. With a maximum capacity of nearly 40,000, DJ Snake’s headlining event was a monumental benchmark in the French producer’s career. With festival season 2020 all but gutted, DJ Snake […]

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DJ Snake announces release date for ‘Paris La Défense Arena’ film

Four months ago, DJ Snake set a record with an absurdly large wall of death that occurred during his highly memorable Paris La Défense Arena performance. With a maximum capacity of nearly 40,000, DJ Snake’s headlining event was a monumental benchmark in the French producer’s career. With festival season 2020 all but gutted, DJ Snake […]

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Red Bull traces the rise of electronic music in South Africa, Norway in two new documentaries [Watch]

Across the globe, the experience of electronic music is as diverse as its many subgenres. From South Africa to Norway, Red Bull traces the roots of the dance music movement via two new documentaries, Rave & Resistance: How Club Culture Started in 90’s Johannesburg and Northern Disco Lights: The Birth of Norwegian Dance Music. In […]

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‘Drum & Bass: The Movement’ documentary shines light on history and culture

Every genre has its story, but the one of drum ‘n’ bass is founded on a movement. To celebrate the scene beyond the nights at the club, Drum&BassArena is releasing a full length documentary, aptly titled Drum & Bass: The Movement. The 80-minute documentary touches on the genre’s strident club scene, but more importantly, hones […]

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The best documentaries on Netflix…that aren’t Tiger King or Making A Murderer

Streaming libraries expand and contract. Algorithms are imperfect. Those damn thumbnail images are always changing. But you know what you can always rely on? The expert opinions and knowledgeable commentary of The A.V. Club. That’s why we’re scouring both the menus of the most popular services and our own …Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The best documentaries on Netflix…that aren’t Tiger King or Making A Murderer

Streaming libraries expand and contract. Algorithms are imperfect. Those damn thumbnail images are always changing. But you know what you can always rely on? The expert opinions and knowledgeable commentary of The A.V. Club. That’s why we’re scouring both the menus of the most popular services and our own …Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Coachella documentary premiering March 31 on YouTube

A Coachella documentary, titled Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert premieres on YouTube on March 31. The film, which was announced earlier this year, continues the long standing partnership between YouTube and the iconic west coast festival. According to an official statement, the documentary will “open up the vault for the very first time,” giving […]

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Coachella documentary premiering March 31 on YouTube

A Coachella documentary, titled Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert premieres on YouTube on March 31. The film, which was announced earlier this year, continues the long standing partnership between YouTube and the iconic west coast festival. According to an official statement, the documentary will “open up the vault for the very first time,” giving […]

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The Punch-Out Speedrunning Community Spent Five Years Trying To Beat One Player And All His Records

Back in the early 90s and early 2000s, Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out for the NES was a popular early speedrunning game. But eventually, players moved on. However, one player went back to some old Punch-Out fansites in 2010 and discovered that every world record at the time had been set by one player, Matt Turk. Nobody had…Read […]

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The Punch-Out Speedrunning Community Spent Five Years Trying To Beat One Player And All His Records

Back in the early 90s and early 2000s, Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out for the NES was a popular early speedrunning game. But eventually, players moved on. However, one player went back to some old Punch-Out fansites in 2010 and discovered that every world record at the time had been set by one player, Matt Turk. Nobody had…Read […]

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