Items tagged with "rock doc"

Doc director and drummer talk ‘FANNY: The Right To Rock’

May 7, 2021 by

360°Sound spoke with Bobbi Jo Hart, director of the new documentary FANNY: The Right To Rock, and Fanny’s drummer Alice de Buhr. Fanny were the first all-female rock band to sign with a major label, but far too few people today even know who they are. The four-piece released four studio albums between 1970 and […]

Hot Docs 2021: Preview of Music Documentaries

April 28, 2021 by

Phil Childers and I are thrilled to be covering Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival for 360°Sound. The largest documentary fest in North America, Hot Docs will be online this year and run from April 29 to May 9. Our exclusive coverage will be focused on the music documentaries making their Hot Docs premiere. Here’s a […]

SXSW Film Fest: ‘The Sparks Brothers’ Q&A Highlights

March 19, 2021 by

360° tuned in to the Q&A following the SXSW screening of the documentary The Sparks Brothers about the remarkable 50-year career of the band Sparks. In a discussion moderated by Scott Aukerman, director Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Baby Driver), and brothers Ron and Russell Mael of Sparks talk about the film, which is […]

Our Guide to SXSW Music Docs

April 9, 2020 by

Like every other event in the world, South by Southwest (SXSW), the annual culture conference and festival in Austin, Texas, was canceled in early March due to the coronavirus pandemic. I was going to cover the film festival portion of SXSW for 360°Sound and was really looking forward to reviewing the music documentaries making their […]

New Order Decades: A Documentary Film

January 31, 2020 by

New Order: Decades is a fascinating look at the legendary new wave group that rose from the ashes of seminal post-punk band Joy Division following the suicide of singer Ian Curtis in 1980. Currently airing on Showtime, Decades is part retrospective music documentary, part concert film. “This is a film about the past, the present, […]

Duran Duran: There’s Something You Should Know

January 27, 2020 by

80s music lovers rejoice! Showtime has released new documentaries on two of the greatest bands of the decade — Duran Duran and New Order. While heavily associated with the 80s, these synth-heavy new wave acts from Britain carried on through the 90s and into the new millennium. Both bands continue to produce new material and […]