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The Kate Bush Story (BBC Documentary)

via BBC Four: “This documentary explores Kate Bush’s career and music, from January 1978’s Wuthering Heights to her 2011 album 50 Words for Snow, through the testimony of some of her key collaborators and those she has inspired. Contributors include the guitarist who discovered her (Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour), the …

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House / Techno

Hip-House Documentary (1989)

Hip House Documentary featuring Fast Eddie, Tyree Cooper and Rocky Jones of DJ International Records in The Underground Studios. Includes appearances and interviews by Bill Coleman, KC Flight, Precious, Sundance and other artists. Props to our good friend Poirier for sending it our way.

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Worldwide Sounds

Brasil Brasil! “Part 1: From Samba to Bossa” (BBC Documentary)

A three-part series from BBC “The series offers a detailed account of the years in which Brazilian music has evolved and constantly changed, while capturing the global imagination. Filmed at Brazil’s massive carnival celebrations, in the lawless favelas, the extraordinary maracatu ceremonies of the northern countryside, and in the music …

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Future Sound of Mzansi – Documentary Trailer
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Future Sound of Mzansi – Documentary Trailer

via Future Sounds of Mzansi: “Future Sounds of Mzansi is a documentary which aims to explore, express, and interrogate South Africa’s cultural landscape, 20 years into it’s democracy,. A chief vehicle of this exploration is electronic music, a staple of South African popular culture. The film explores the past, present …

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Jazz Soul

“Lookin 4 Galt” Documentary (2012)

You might not have heard of Canadian composer Galt MacDermot but you’ll almost certainly recognise his music. Creator of the most popular musical of all time, Hair, Galt also turned his hand to some of the most famous samples in history – without wanting to give too much away, Busta, Doom …

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Footwork
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“From Jack to Juke: 25 Years of Ghetto House” Documentary (Sonali Aggarwal, 2012)

“Currently all the rage with hipsters worldwide, Chicago Juke music has roots that run deep. This documentary chronicles the birth and evolution of a genre over 25 years.”

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“80 Blocks From Tiffanys” Documentary
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“80 Blocks From Tiffanys” Documentary (Gary Weis, 1979)

We’ve been looking for this one for a while now and we’re glad we could dig it out for you. 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s by Director Gary Weis and Writer John Bradshaw from the movie of the same name for the production company Above Average Productions Inc. from 1979. So …

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Soul

Northern Soul: the beginning of club culture

About a month ago I was visiting New York City for a mini-vacation to catch up with some friends, do some record digging and play some gigs. My first night in Brooklyn I was kicking it with my man, DJ Concerned, who informed me that my last full day in …

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D’Angelo (2014 RBMA Lecture)

via RBMA: “D’Angelo opens up about his career in a rare extensive interview as part of Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York.”

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