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Ballantine’s True Music Series has released a new documentary titled Communities Behind the Dancefloor, going in-depth on the stories behind four gamechanging clubs from across the globe. Glasgow’s home of rowdy ceiling-hitters Sub Club, Beirut’s unique pyramid structure The Gärten (pictured), Barcelona’s long-running landmark Nitsa x Apolo, and former NYC house and techno haven Output, which closed down at the start of this […]

The new 20-minute documentary Black to Techno is a stunning snapshot of the Detroit techno scene that reclaims the black origins of the genre’s innovative spirit and soul. Directed by British filmmaker Jenn Nkiru, the film was commissioned by Frieze and Gucci as part of their Second Summer of Love series. From New York’s underground culture to to the rise […]

On January 18, 2019, Netflix will release Fyre – a documentary about the calamitous Fyre Festival that grabbed the world’s attention in 2017. Directed by Chris Smith, the documentarian behind Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond, the film will give viewers a “first-hand look into the disastrous crash of Fyre as told by the organisers themselves.” Back in […]

Filmmakers Jennifer Washington and Kristian Hill are currently raising funds via Kickstarter for their new documentary God Said Give ‘Em Drum Machines: The Story of Detroit Techno. For the past seven years, Washington and Hill have been researching and documenting the lives of seminal Detroit techno pioneers such as Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May, Eddie Fowlkes, Blake Baxter and Santonio Echols. Through their […]

This week Dekmantel shared a short film on the talented Lena Willikens. Presented by Dekmantel and Golsch, the mini-documentary follows the German artist as she explores her life, her family, her artistic background and her influences throughout the nine-minute offering. Directed by Anna Bogomolova, the film takes place in Sao Paulo, Cologne, Dusseldorf and Amsterdam and showcases Lena’s […]

DJ Shadow has released a nine-track live album titled ‘Live in Manchester: The Moutain Has Fallen’ via Mass Appeal Records. The LP was recorded during DJ Shadow’s sold-out performance at England’s Albert Hall in October of 2017 – a show in conjunction with his extensive worldwide tour to support his 2016 album ‘The Mountain Will Fall.’ […]

Netflix will release a new documentary miniseries called Wormwood this month helmed by Errol Morris, director of The Thin Blue Line and The Fog Of War, that looks into the shady dealings of the CIA and its Project MKUltra human experiments. The operation which began in the early 1950s and was officially halted in 1973 saw the CIA using unknowing […]

Following the release of his transformative hit track ‘Levels’ in July of 2011, Swedish artist Avicii was all-at-once showered with celebrity and catapulted into the hectic lifestyle of an high-demand touring DJ. Starting at just 18 years old, the artist’s meteoric rise to fame was followed by a wildly demanding tour schedule which required him to hastily […]

  Norman Cook (aka Fatboy Slim) has joined Julien Temple’s upcoming Ibiza – The Silent Movie as its music director. The film will feature music from and curated by the DJ. The project is a feature-length documentary that will provide a “compelling audiovisual journey into Ibiza’s bohemian soul”, featuring original material documenting the island’s club scene alongside […]

Field Day is celebrating its 10 year anniversary with its June 3 festival this summer, and has locked in a typically impressive line-up to mark the occasion, including a headline slot from Aphex Twin. A new documentary has also been released charting the history of the event, which includes interview spots from founder Tom Baker […]


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