Editor Bradford Thomason let us know about a new documentary that he’s working on about electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani.
Suzanne Ciani: A Life in Waves is an upcoming feature-length documentary film that explores Ciani’s life and work.
If you watched television, went to the movies or listened to the radio in the 80s and 90s, you’ve heard Suzanne Ciani’s work, whether you knew it or not. Continue reading
Sabroso! A Road Trip to Colombia’s Caribbean Coast – is a new mini-documentary that takes a look the electronic music scene of Colombia and how the area’s musical heritage has shaped its contemporary music scene – a blend of traditional influences and modern sounds.
The documentary highlights the music and producers featured in its latest Maschine Expansion Pack, Caribbean Current. Continue reading
You Know Films today released this trailer for 808 – an upcoming documentary on the classic Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer drum machine: Continue reading
Justin H Brierley has launched a Kickstarter project to help raise funds to produce a documentary on electronic music pioneer Tod Dockstader.
Dockstader is a composer, film maker, cartoonist, writer and, now, an Alzheimer’s patient. Continue reading
This mini-documentary, Sensation of Swimming in the Sound, takes a look at Lydia Kavina, one of the leading performing musicians on the theremin. Continue reading
Kvadrat is a feature-length documentary that looks at the reality of techno DJing, through the example of Russian DJ Andrey Pushkarev.
Filmed as a hybrid between a road-movie and a music video, the film not only illustrates the festive atmosphere of techno night clubs, but also reveals the lesser known side of this profession: weeks of track selection, lengthy travel, difficult schedule. Continue reading
I Dream Of Wires – an independent documentary about the history, demise and resurgence of the modular synthesizer – will make its theatrical debut at Moogfest 2014 on Saturday April 26, at noon in the Fine Arts Theater. A 2nd Moogfest screening is scheduled for April 27.
The documentary features interviews with over 100 modular musicians, inventors and enthusiasts, including Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), Gary Numan, Vince Clarke (Erasure), Morton Subotnick, Chris Carter (Throbbing Gristle), Daniel Miller, Carl Craig, Flood, Cevin Key (Skinny Puppy), James Holden, Factory Floor, Legowelt, Clark, John Foxx and Bernie Krause, as well as manufacturers and modular industry leaders Doepfer, Modcan, and Make Noise. Continue reading
Europe in 8 Bits is a new documentary (available on demand online) that explores the world of chip music, in Europe.
We’ve embedded the preview above – the full documentary is available to view via Vimeo. Continue reading