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  • R. Stevie Moore - Tape to Disc

    Amazing documentary of one of the most underrated geniuses of the home tape / DIY scene. 

    J Dilla’s Vinyl Collection - Crate Diggers by Fuse

    The latest episode of Fuse TV’s series Crate Diggers is all about J Dilla – with J Rocc and DJ Spinna in a Detroit storage locker looking through Dilla’s vinyl. 

    MOCA presents The Art of Punk - Black Flag

    On the first episode of “The Art of Punk” we dissect the art of the legendary Black Flag. From the iconic four bars symbols, to the many coveted and collected gig flyers, singles, and band t-shirts, all depicting the distinctive Indian ink drawn image and text by artist Raymond Pettibon.  

    The Source Family

    Drag City Film Distribution announces the forthcoming May 2013 theatrical run of THE SOURCE FAMILY (previously titled THE SOURCE), the feature length documentary directed by Maria Demopoulos and Jodi Wille about Father Yod and The Source Family’s radical experiment in ‘70s utopian living.

    Dubspot presents Clive Chin: The Lost Archives of 17 North Parade

    A new original three-part series which details the history and discovery of previously unknown and unreleased recordings by many of reggae’s greatest stars from 70’s by Randy’s.

    Punk in Africa - Documentary Trailer

    And while the contemporary phenomenon of global punk makes for fascinating news stories, a new documentary, Punk in Africa, demonstrates that international punk rock is as old as the Western variety. It just never got the same press. In South Africa, shortly after the 1976 Soweto Uprising, multi-racial punk bands began to form, with names like Gay Marines, National Wake, and Screaming Foetus.

    Black Sabbath and the Birth of Heavy Metal - On The Road (by noisey)

    Noisey teamed up with Marshall Headphones and Jesse Hughes of Eagles Of Death Metal to investigate the original heavy metal sound born in the UK, as pioneered by musical heroes Black Sabbath in the 1970s.

    Bruh Yusef Lateef ~ The Living Jazz Legend

    50 minute feature on Yusef Lateef, (born William Emmanuel Huddleston on October 9, 1920) is a Grammy Award-winning American jazz musician, academic, and author well known for incorporating Arabic and Eastern sounds into his musical offerings.

    (Source: youtube.com)

    David Vorhaus - Analogue Electronic Music 1979
    (by JeffreyPlaide)

    In this historical video excerpt, David Vorhaus talks about two of his analogue inventions - the MANIAC analogue sequencer, and the Kaleidophon from 1979.

    Mighty Sparrow - Calypso as Mother music
    (by IsDePanInMe)

    Clip from Calypso King of the World documentary. Sparrow comments on his early years in NewYork, Harry Belafonte and Reggae music.

    Pierre Henry documentary - The Art of Sounds
    (by straypixel)

    Experimental French composer Pierre Henry, one of the pioneers of musique concrète, is the subject of this documentary that traces his development of a new sound that shocked the music world. During the 1950s, the radical innovator and his colleague Pierre Schaeffer created a unique form of music based on electronically modified environmental noises.

    Sun Ra, Brother From Another Planet

    Sun Ra and his Arkestra were the subject of a few documentary films. Today’s documentary, Don Letts’ ‘Sun Ra, Brother From Another Planet’ from 2005, reuses some of Mugge’s material and includes some additional interviews.

    (Source: radioolio)

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