Documentaries

House Music, Disco, Techno and Electronic Music documentary films, trailers and movies

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New documentary showcases electronic music’s female pioneers

Sisters With Transistors profiles the overlooked role of female musicians, producers and engineers at the dawn of electronic music.

The Prodigy to star in a new documentary

"This one's for Keef!" The Prodigy promise "uncompromising, raw and honest" documentary forthcoming on the history of the iconic UK electronic music group.
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Sylvester Is Too Big For a 15 Minute Short Video But That’s What We’ve Got To...

Watch Love Me Like You Should: The Brave and Bold Sylvester streaming now.
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Larry’s Garage Takes Us Back to Paradise

Watch a new documentary on classic disco Paradise Garage and the king who held court there, Larry Levan.
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New Documentary on Disco Legend John Morales

Disco Confessions shines a deserved spotlight on one of the most important music icons of the last 50 years.

The Ultimate Detroit Techno History Documentary is Coming to Chicago

Rough cut screening of God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines will debut in Chicago on October 18 2019.

Fyre Festival Is Like The War On Terror. It Will Never End.

Billy McFarland is laughing all the way from his jail cell as Netflix and Hulu get sucked into the disastrous festival's bankruptcy case.
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Detroit Techno Doc Screening Rough Cut at Freep Film Festival

God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines takes an unflinching look at the people behind the creation of Detroit Techno. The doc is creeping toward completion.

The Wax Trax Documentary is Going On a Multicity Tour

Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records is coming to a House of Vans near you. Oh, and a soundtrack for Record Store Day too.

God Said Give ‘Em Drum Machines: A New Documentary on the History of Detroit Techno

A new documentary tells the story of Detroit Techno pioneers Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May, Eddie Fowlkes, Blake Baxter, and Santonio Echols.
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Watch: New Documentary on “The Disco King of Skokie”

New film The Disco King of Skokie sheds new light on Carey Weiman and Chicago's '70s disco scene through House Music to EDM.
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The Ultimate UK Garage Documentary Makes Its Chicago Debut

Rewind 4Ever: A History of UK Garage at East Room on Sunday June 17 2018 with a director Q&A and afterparty sets by Mazi, RUBB Sound System, the Almaria Brothers & Czboogie.

Relive the Magic of Fyre Festival in a New Documentary Series

Hulu has picked up a new multi-party documentary about the debacle of the Fyre Festival in the Caribbean.
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Watch a New Documentary About Sunshine Jones on Tour

Martha Traer's HOME shows Sunshine Jones on his 2016 live tour.
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I Was There When: House Music Took Over The World

Behind the scenes with Jake Sumner of the new Ch 4 documentary on the dawn of House Music in Chicago.

4 Great UK Garage Documentaries

How a scene that started in a pub on an off-night took over the world and then lost it again.

What We’re Watching: Keith Haring’s The Message

Everything you wanted to know about the brilliant New York street artist Keith Haring from a gorgeous and rare documentary, Keith Haring: The Message.
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Tear The MF’ing Roof Off!

New documentary on the wild and dangerous times of Parliament Funkadelic Tear The Roof Off debuts in Chicago.
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A Brief History of the Minimoog, Part Two

Mini-documentary captures the iconic modular synth whose distinctive sound was heard on Kraftwerk's Autobahn, Thriller and Dr. Dre's The Chronic.

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Beloved: Inside the new 5 Mag

An oral history of Freerange Records with Jimpster, Tom Roberts, Matt Masters, Pezzner, Manuel Tur and Fred Everything, plus Chicago house with Black Sjuan, DJ Paulette's welcome to the club, Elbert Phillips on Tears, Dark Heaven and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.