zaterdag 5 oktober 2013

Modulations – History of Electronic Dance Music



This documentary film takes a look at the electronic music scene all over the globe. Loads of great music, picture material from big venues, parties and of course great interviews with experts like Derrick May, Frankie Bones, Squarepusher, Mixmaster Morris, Carl Craig etc etc. This documentary is huge, it covers the whole electronic music era from the beginning of 19th century.
Did you know that the term “house” came from a club called the Warehouse? Or that Jungle is comprised of most other forms of electronic music? Or that the 303, an over-used synthesizer that makes that “acid” sound, was actually a failure on the market and that it’s low resale value contributed to its over-abundance in electronic dance music? These are just some of the facts that you’ll learn if you watch this documentary of electronic music.


Summer of Rave


 Pump Up the Volume Documentary - The History of House Music


 Groove (2000)
An inside look into one night in the San Francisco underground rave scene.
  

on Friday, a single e-mail blips through the Internet. The word spreads quickly through the city: the party is on. Saturday evening, two hundred people secretly converge at an abandoned San Francisco warehouse. As the sun sets the records start spinning, setting into motion a night that no one will forget.


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Rolling (2007)


A med student, a teenage runaway, a lawyer, a drag queen, a high school basketball player, a drug dealer, and a teacher all cross paths in the Ecstasy-riddled L.A. underground party scene. Rolling is a turbulent journey that takes a tough yet entertaining look at this unique drug phenomenon. With the pace and style of a documentary, Rolling captures the essence of Ecstasy culture, exposing the delicate balance of relationships and responsibilities with chasing this drug-induced euphoria.…


 

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