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Watch Strut’s New Dance Mania Documentary (Video)

Hardcore Traxx, the Dance Mania compilation from Strut Records, is still slated for a release sometime in 2014 on February 11 2014. In the meantime, the label just dropped this 15 minute "mini-documentary" and promotional...

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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808 The Documentary Makes its Chicago Premiere April 17

Fresh off a debut at SXSW, the documentary on dance music's quintessential machine is set to debut in Chicago this April 17. 808 The Documentary, the film about the ubiquitous drum machine that powered House...

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.

This is the Disco Documentary We’ve Been Waiting For

For the public at large, it's all about KC. For people who really love music, it's Gino Soccio, it's T-Connection, it's Boris Midney and Queen Samantha and more. Behind these artists was TK Disco, and...
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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.
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DJs That Inspire: Edward Fields

Stories of DJs come and go, but sometimes there are those that go beyond the ordinary and need to be shared. I've known Edward Fields for a few years now. he's always been incredibly kind,...
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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.

Coming Soon: Bob Moog Documentary Electronic Voyager

Here's a nice success story to start your day. Electronic Voyager, a documentary dedicated to the life of synthesizer and electronic music pioneer Bob Moog, has exited its kickstarter campaign fully funded with hours...

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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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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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.
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A Brief History of the Minimoog, Part One

Watch part one of A Brief History of the Minimoog is right here.

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

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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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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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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