Tag Archives: Music Films

Review: UB40 – Food For Thought

UB40 Food for Thought

Shot on a hot summer night in Cologne, Germany in 1981, “Food For Thought” captures the early days of the band, just after the release of their second album.

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I Know You, Rider: Luv & Haight at the Wetlands Preserve

Wetlands Preserved: The Story of An Activist Nightclub (2006) documents the rise and fall of a unique enterprise, one that was both inspired by–but in no way limited to–the 1960s hippie ethic.

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Interview with Wetlands Preserved Director Dean Budnick

“Wetlands was unlike any music venue or any nightclub I had ever entered, let alone one in New York City. I remember being blown away by the use of space, in particular the downstairs lounge, which was something of the ultimate chill zone.”

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When Reagan Babies Fight Back! Another State of Mind

With punk today absorbed into the mainstream, can another alternative music culture appear? 1983’s Another State of Mind shows how it can be done.

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Idlewild: Act Like You Know

Trust OutKast to steal the familiarity out of a passage that has long-since been deemed cliché and to grant it new meaning.

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Jandek on Corwood: When the Private is Public, and Still Unknown

This DVD profiles a musician whose personal work has continued to mystify, scare and inspire, with music written by a recluse who has truly been an outsider.

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