A team of filmmakers this week debuted the first teaser trailer for “35,000 Watts: The Story of College Radio,”and they’re looking for help funding the project.
Nikolaos Katranis and Russell Craig Richardson are working on a four-part documentary series on post-punk music, based on Simon Reynolds’ book “Rip It Up and Start Again.”
Nick Cave is offering fans a first glimpse at the new film “This Much I Know To Be True,” which will document Cave’s creative partnership with bandmate Warren Ellis.
The long-in-the-works documentary “Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché” will make its commercial debut next week in the U.S. with a “one night only” nationwide theatrical screening.
This Friday, Showtime will premiere Alison Ellwood’s new documentary “The Go-Go’s,” which traces the rise of the hugely popular band out of the Los Angeles punk scene in the late ’70s and early ’80s. The 98-minute film premieres at 9 p.m. ET/PT on July 31. Watch the full trailer right here.
On this Christmas Eve, Nick Cave has dropped a little gift for Bad Seeds fans: He’s streaming the band’s recent 2-hour, 23-minute concert film “Distant Sky Live in Copenhagen” — filmed on Oct. 20, 2017, at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen — on YouTube for free. Watch it right here.
The Cure is teasing the release of its final performance of 1989’s Disintegration during a five-night run in Sydney, Australia, this past May and sharing three full songs — “Plainsong,” “Pictures of You” and “Disintegration” — taken from that concert. Watch those three clips right here.
The concert film/documentary “New Order: Decades” — chronicling the group’s 2017 “So It Goes…” synth-orchestra collaboration with artist Liam Gillick — will receive its U.S. premiere when cable network Showtime airs the 88-minute work in late December. Watch a trailer for the film right here.
Hot on the heels of the well-received Wax Trax! Records documentary comes a broader look at Chicago’s role in the development of industrial music in the 1980s and ’90s, a film that backers are hoping fans of the genre can help get completed via a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign. Watch the trailer right here.
The INXS concert film “Live Baby Live” — capturing the band’s iconic performance before 74,000 fans at London’s Wembley Stadium in 1991 — has been given an “astonishing visual upgrade” and audio makeover, and will be screened in movie theaters worldwide this fall. Check out the trailer here.
Depeche Mode will premiere its latest Anton Corbijn-directed concert film “Spirits in the Forest” — filmed in Berlin at the final show of the band’s 2017-2018 Global Spirit Tour — in movie theaters around the world on Nov. 21. It’s being billed as a “one night only” event. Full details right here.
The Cure today shared the first footage of their 2018 appearance at the Meltdown festival that will be included in the band’s upcoming 40 Live: Curaetion-25 + Anniversary box set, which document that performance and their 40th anniversary show in London’s Hyde Park last year. Watch their performance of “Disintegration” right here.
The Cure will commemorate last year’s 40th anniversary celebration with a new 6-disc box set this fall that will include full audio and video of the band’s recently screened “Anniversary” concert film as well as the yet-to-be-seen visual document of the group’s Meltdown festival set. Full details right here.