Tag: Documentary

DOCUMENTARY: The Art of Listening (2017)

Video

Directors Michael Coleman and Emmanuel Moran made The Art of Listening “for music fans to rediscover the intricacies and details available in the sounds of their favorite recordings.”

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808: A Documentary On “The Heart Of The Beat That Changed Music”

Video

808: The Music features music from Public Enemy, Beastie Boys and 808 State. For one of the most influential pieces of technology in music,...

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New Crowdfund To Pay “Compensation” For The Amen Break

Sampling

It’s the most famous drum break in the history of recorded sound and like most old samples, none of the musicians involved have...

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: Detroit Techno City (Documentary)

Techno

Relive the origins of Detroit techno with our Saturday Matinée documentary, Detroit Techno City....

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Richard Pryor In Wattstax (1973)

Music

Richard Pryor’s appearances in the Wattstax documentary of 1973 are the focus of our Throwback Thursday feature this week. In 1972,...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Pump Up the Volume – The History of House Music (Documentary)

House

Upon Frankie Knuckles sad passing, this week's Throwback Thursday is dedicated to the genre he fathered in documentary series Pump Up the...

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: “Wu: The Story Of The Wu-Tang Clan”

Music

“Wu: The Story Of The Wu-Tang Clan” is our Saturday Matinée feature presentation this week. Wu-Tang Clan have not only been a...

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BBC Radio 4: The Art Of The Loop

Sampling

BBC Radio 4’s The Art Of The Loop, presented by Matthew Herbert, essential listening for all you Sampleface readers. Firstly,...

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Leftover Links #15: Jamaica

Music

The latest edition of Leftover Links is all about Jamaica, with articles featuring Lee “Scratch” Perry, Count Ossie and the...

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: What Ever Happened to Hip Hop?

Video

Producer and cinematographer Sonali Aggarwal asks the question “What Ever Happened to Hip Hop?” in his 2009 documentary and it...

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution

Music

Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution is our Saturday Matinée feature presentation. Germans are known for their efficiency (amongst...

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: A Band Called Death

Music

Before punk even existed, three brothers from Detroit formed a band in their spare bedroom, moving from R&B to rock. A Band Called...

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: The Black Power Mixtape

Music

Relive moments from the Civil Rights America and the Black Power Movement through the eyes of Swedish journalists in The Black Power...

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: When Albums Ruled the World (Documentary)

Video

When Albums Ruled The World is a BBC documentary looking back at a time when music wasn't so disposable and downloads didn't exist....

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