Category Archives: Music Documentaries

DOC NYC Feature: Better Than Something: Jay Reatard dir. Alex Hammond & Ian Markiewicz

By Lee Cahill When I was in college, people like 2-time Grammy-nominated producer Howard Benson would come speak to the students about the music industry. He, as well as every other speaker who ever rolled through campus, would inevitably recall stories about how they … Continue reading

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DOC NYC Feature: I Want My Name Back dir. Roger Paradiso

By Lee Cahill I Want My Name Back tells a story that, unfortunately, has become commonplace in the music industry: artists getting ripped off by their record label. Only, in this case, it went far beyond the usual story of … Continue reading

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“Pico De Gallos” Needs You.

Our friend Jonathan Argudo is making a feature documentary. But he needs your help. Along with Geko Jones, the powerhouse NYC DJ behind the weekly Qué Bajo?! parties (for which Jon makes the promo videos), Jonathan traveled to Colombia earlier … Continue reading

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Dig It! An Interview with Ondi Timoner

By Lee Cahill Ondi Timoner is a decorated American filmmaker who has a knack for finding self-destructive artists who walk the line between creative genius and delusional mental patient. Naturally, her characters lead very intense and exciting lives. Such is … Continue reading

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Diplo dir. Wing-Yee Wu

by Dorian Tocker You know Diplo: DJ, record producer, owner of the record label Mad Decent, and one half of Major Lazer (Bomboclat badman! See Major Lazer’s video for “Pon De Floor” in our Favorites). But you probably don’t know Wesley … Continue reading

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SXSW Feature: Who Took The Bomp: Le Tigre On Tour dir. Kerthy Fix

By Lee Cahill Who Took The Bomp: Le Tigre On Tour follows guess who? Le Tigre on tour for their last album This Island in 2004-2005. For those of you who are unfamiliar, Le Tigre is a feminist-electro-pop-punk band, spearheaded … Continue reading

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Firewall of Sound: An Interview with dir. Devin DiMattia

By Lee Cahill In the ever-evolving music business of today, how does a band break through the noise to reach fans? How do you get them to listen to more than just one song? And even if a band reaches … Continue reading

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