Category “Music”

Meet France’s Toughest Rappers

Cleo Le-Tan heads to the suburban ghetto (banlieue) outside of Paris to smoke some weed with French rapper, Byron, who's starred in videos by Romain Gavras. She then visits the rap group La Comera in their neighborhood and learns to drive, sort of. Cleo meets some of France's toughest gangster rappers, Morsay and Al K-Pote, then spends a night at the opera with mainstream rapper Mokobe Cleo films a music video in a project basement filled with garbage and dead animals, and then takes her new friends to her own hangout Le Baron -- an ex-brothel and the hottest club in...

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Dubfiles

First dubstep documentry which takes a look inside the world of dubstep’s most prolific DJ’s, MC’s, and producers. Come with us as we show you some detailed and personal interviews with the scenes top players. Finding out their likes, dislikes, roots, influences and production...

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N.W.A. The World’s Most Dangerous Group

WA: The World's Most Dangerous Group tells the story of a group of childhood friends from Compton who channeled the rage of the streets through the prism of rap music and pop culture. Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice-Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella gave a powerful voice to the late-80's Compton ghetto that was on the verge of exploding, and in the process scared the hell out of White America. We also show you new interviews with Ice Cube, DJ Yella, Eazy-E's widow Tamika Wright, former manager Jerry Heller, Ice-T, and director John Singleton. Supplemented by rarely-seen footage and interviews of the group's...

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Slices Special Issue

The film draws from the important stages and events in Richie Hawtin’s personal and artistic life, revealing the journey of an introverted and transplanted computerminded teen that develops by way of Detroit’s radio and records fueled by pure driven passion into a successful techno-entrepreneur and global DJ...

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Wasted: Armed With A Voice

15 years of do-it-yourself punk rock and still on the map! Wasted have had their share of ups and downs during the course of countless tours and releases on labels such as Combat Rock Industry, Twisted Chords and Boss Tuneage, but they are still around and sharper than ever with their upcoming 4th album called "Outsider By Choice". The title couldn't be more appropiate. In 2011, Wasted are where they want to be, cranking out the old classics as well the their brand new, short fast and loud...

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Pump Up the Volume

Documentary on the history of house music, from its early days as NY disco to the massive European and International scene it has become, via the major people and clubs who pushed it...

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Hawkwind: Do Not Panic

The inside story of Hawkwind, one of Britain’s wildest acid rock bands. Emerging from the Ladbroke Grove underground at the end of the 60s, the band trailed radicalism and counter-culture in their wake, and have been a direct influence on punk, metal, dance and rave. Includes interviews with some of the band’s enduring legends, including bassist Lemmy, writer Michael Moorcock, founder members Terry Ollis, Nik Turner and Mick Slattery, and former managers Doug Smith and Jeff...

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Keith Moon: Final 24: His Final Hours

Final 24 documents the final moments of this rock star’s life. This compelling documentary series unlocks the hidden secrets, psychological flaws and events that result in the tragic deaths of famed notorious and the iconic. Every episode maps out the final 24 hours of a different famous person’s life. The series weaves the star’s back-story with events from their last day, which lays bare the threads of fate that led inextricably from childhood to the moment of death. These are no ordinary biographies. They’re psychological detective stories attempting to uncover the mystery of why...

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Rhyme & Reason

Rhyme & Reason is a 1997 documentary film about rap and hip hop. Documentary filmmaker Peter Spirer interviewed over 80 significant artists in rap and hip hop music. This documentary explores the history of hip hop culture, how rap evolved to become a major cultural voice (and a multi-billion dollar industry), and what the artists have to say about the music’s often controversial images and reputation. Interview subjects range from veteran old-school rappers, such as Kurtis Blow, KRS-One and Chuck D, to gangsta rap icons Ice-T, Dr. Dre, and MC Eiht, to several current rap hitmakers,...

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