Cry Baby: The Pedal That Rocks The World tells the story of the wah wah effect pedal, from its invention in 1966 to the present day. Musicians, engineers, and historians discuss the impact of the pedal on popular music and demonstrate the various ways it has been used, as well as how its evolution has improved the ability of artists to express themselves musically. The film features interviews with Brad Plunkett, the inventor of the pedal, plus many other musical luminaries such as Ben Fong-Torres, Eddie Van Halen, Slash, Buddy Guy, Art Thompson, Eddie Kramer, Kirk Hammett, Dweezil Zappa, and Jim Dunlop. These professionals explain how a musical novelty transcended convention and has become timelessly woven into the fabric of modern pop-culture.
Featuring: I Swear, Rope The Moon, Beer & Bones, I Love The Way You Love Me, Life's A Dance + Never before seen interviews.
Spock's Beard, filmed live in Holland in 1999, on their Day for Night tour.
In this bonus feature included with Jean Michel Jarre's Oxygene Moscow DVD, director Aubrey Powell documents the legendary artist and his preparation for Oxygene Moscow.
A live performance of King Crimson's "double trio" formation, from Tokyo, Japan, recorded October 5-6, 1995. The "double trio" formation was: Robert Fripp and Adrian Belew (guitars), Tony Levin and Trey Gunn (basses, Warr guitar, Chapman Stick), Bill Bruford and Pat Mastelotto (drums).
Following the success of the 1979 show and the financial benefits accruing to Amnesty from the spin-off movie, TV special and record albums – Cleese, Lewis and Walker planned the next show to be a more spectacular event. Cleese focused on broadening the comedic talent to be presented at the show. In addition to the Amnesty show stalwarts drawn from the Oxbridge/Monty Python/Beyond The Fringe orbit, he invited newcomers such as Rowan Atkinson’s colleagues from the BBC TV show Not the Nine O'Clock News including Pamela Stephenson and Griff Rhys Jones; comedian Victoria Wood and regional comic Jasper Carrott. Lewis secured a return appearance by Billy Connolly and a debut appearance by "alternative" comedian Alexei Sayle who Lewis had recently discovered and was managing. Building on the success of Pete Townshend's 1979 appearance Lewis recruited other rock musicians to perform at the 1981 show including Sting, Phil Collins, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Donovan and Bob Geldof.
Documentary on punk band Against Me!
The films of the David Lynch mash-up album - a sequence put together to honour his films, his soundtracks and their soundscapes.
A look back on the weird and wasted career of the Holy Modal Rounders.
At the heart of "Dreaming in America" is Lucero's story about that amazing thing, too often overlooked: a blue-collar rock group's struggle to survive. As the music industry has exploded over the past few decades and the ability to "move units" has become the defining calculus of the business, it's an incredibly emotional experience to see a band who does it because they have to, because their lives depend on it, and because they love it. There are hundreds of such bands criss-crossing the country at any given moment. This is a film about one of them-a band on the edge of greatness, working to break through. In a happy bit of rock kismet, "Dreaming in America's" cameras started rolling just as Lucero was breaking from its indie rock past and considering the treacherous leap to a major label deal unlike anything seen by the industry before. At that point, the band was between labels and, though it had sold north of 20,000 records.
This live show was recorded in Paris Spring 2006. Alice's live collaboration with her producer and oracle TM Juke has wowed audiences from New Zealand to The Netherlands and this feverish reaction lead to Tru Thoughts putting together this live DVD. Alice switches genres with natural grace and style, aided and abetted by her musical co-conspirators. The DVD includes tracks from her work with TM Juke, Quantic, Nostalgia 77 and The Quantic Soul Orchestra. Highlights include a cover of The White Stripes track‚ Seven Nation Army‚ OutKasts Draculas Wedding and Nina Simones‚ My Baby Just Cares For Me
Live Acoustic performance recorded at Westwires Recording USA in Allentown, PA on Feb 13th 2004 for WZZO Radio.
Recorded live at Harpo’s in Detroit, MI (Sept. 14th, 2002) in front of a sold out crowd of brew swilling maniacs, Boozed, Broozed & Broken-Boned sees BLS storm through a set of hard-hitting material from their previous three studio albums (Sonic Brew, Stronger Than Death, and 1919*Eternal) with Zakk unleashing his incomparable Les Paul magic. Also, in what is reportedly a first, the band, crowd and crew managed to empty the club of its last drop of beer!
The film details an entire live performance from Devo's 1996 reunion tour with Lollapalooza, opening for Metallica. The band performs a stripped down set consisting of songs from their first three albums. - from Wikipedia Devo Live contains an entire performance from their 1996 reunion tour with Lollapalooza, filmed at Irvine Meadows, California. - also from Wikipedia
"This lone video artifact offers indisputable evidence that in 1980 Devo had reached a turning point. We were no longer just art monsters, we were mainstream performers too. " - Gerald V. Casale (from the back of the DVD case) August 17, 1980 Phoenix Theater, Petaluma
This first ever Aimee Mann DVD is a 2 DISC SET, including a one hour and twenty minute, nine camera live concert DVD, shot in Hi-Def and recorded in Brooklyn NY June `04, PLUS a bonus 13 track LIVE CD featuring all of Aimee's hits and live versions of 2 new songs from her upcoming studio album. Set List 1. The Moth 2. Sugarcoated 3. Going Through The Motions 4. Amateur 5. Wise Up 6. Save Me 7. Stupid Thing 8. That's Just What Your Are 9. Pavlov's Bell 10 Long Shot 11. 4th of July 12. King Of The Jailhouse
Seether released an acoustic CD/DVD set titled One Cold Night, recorded on February 22, 2006, at Grape Street in Philadelphia. Morgan, who had been suffering from a stomach ailment, decided to do an acoustic performance of their set-list rather than cancel the show.
Classical performer André Rieu treats his fans to 23 festive tracks with this Christmas release. Rieu celebrates the holiday season with songs including "Jingle Bells," "Slumber my Darling," and "Winter Wonderland."
The magic of Deva Premal and Miten's concerts with Nepalese bansuri maestro Manose is captured in this beautifully new DVD, In Concert. In Concert contains many of their most inspirational mantras and songs, plus six brand new, unrecorded concert favorites, including the uplifting anthem, In the Light of Love/Om Shree Dhanvantre Namaha. The two hour DVD highlights the extraordinary energy shared by these three gifted artists and their audience, and also includes interviews with Deva & Miten, and other extra features
This beautiful DVD release documents two sold-out concerts Deva & Miten gave on January 22 and 23, 2005 at Byron Bay's Community Theater. Joined by keyboard wizard Maneesh de Moor, Kamal (bass), Sudha and Jalalo (vocals), they perform many of their all-time favourites, including the Gayatri Mantra, So Much Magnificence, Ide Were Were, Aad Guray, and many more. Also included is a short feature on Deva and Miten's life together.