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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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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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Kygo Reveals ‘Stole The Show’ Documentary With Epic Teaser Video Ft. Steve Aoki & Bono

Kygo readies his latest project, Stole The Show – a documentary set to premiere July 26th on Apple Music. To hype it, he drops a trailer that features Steve Aoki, U2 and more. Check it out below! So excited for everyone to check out my documentary #StoleTheShow out July 26th on @applemusic A post shared […]

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Kygo announces “Stole the Show” documentary, sophomore album details

Multitalented genre pioneer Kygo has announced a personal documentary “Stole The Show.” The film will be released July 26 via Apple Music and chronicles Kygo’s journey from the early stages of his career to his career-defining performance at Barclays Center in Brooklyn in January 2016.Featuring testimonials from his manager, Myles Shear, and DJ friends Steve Aoki, Martin […]

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Frank Ocean documentary may be in the works

A new cross-medium collaboration may be in the works that is sure to get fans excitedSpike Jonze, the filmmaker Being John Malkovich and Where The Wild Things Are, among others, has been spotted at several Frank Ocean performances, most recently the Lovebox Festival in East London’s Victoria Park, where he was spotted tracking the mercurial artist with […]

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‘What We Started’: a dance music film that gets it right

New documentary film What We Started looks to be our generation’s first veritable attempt at capturing the history of dance music in its entirety. It’s an ambitious undertaking, especially considering the traditional portrayal of dance music in Hollywood, which, more often than not, appears out-of-touch or overtly contrived.Fortunately, What We Started is not one of […]

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Snoop Dogg Thought Dr. Dre Was A Prank Caller During Their First Phone Conversation

Appearing on the upcoming HBO documentary, The Defiant Ones, Snoop Dogg revealed he thought Dr. Dre was a prank caller the first time he reached out on the phone. During Dre’s interview segment, he revealed hearing an old Snoop mixtape at a bachelor party and decided to reach out: “This is a fucking diamond in the […]

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Martin Garrix & Carl Cox To Release Documentary Film, “What We Started”

What We Started is a new documentary on the way paying tribute to electronic dance music and will star Martin Garrix and Carl Cox. Director Bert Marcus chronicles the underground inception of dance music in the 1980’s and expands into the current day landscape. The Documentary will premiere at the LA Film Festival on Thursday June 15th. You […]

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