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Monterey Pop

July 20, 2006

 Monterey Pop

Shot on a weekend in June of 1967 at the height of the Summer of Love, Monterey Pop (1968) was documentarian D.A. Pennebaker’s look at the first and only Monterey International Pop Festival. Not only did this concert capture the essence of where rock... 

Red Hot + Blue: A Tribute to Cole Porter

May 8, 2006

 Red Hot + Blue: A Tribute to Cole Porter

This project started as a proposed album of opera singers performing the songs of Cole Porter by a former teacher turned entertainment lawyer John Carlin. Motivated by the many deaths of friends from AIDS, he decided to make the album a vehicle for a... 

The Sugarcubes Live Zabor

March 23, 2006

 The Sugarcubes Live Zabor

The Sugarcubes were the first Icelandic musical group to become successful on an international level. They tapped into the college market here in North America with their unique sound that made them instant indie darlings. The band first formed in 1986... 

The Tales of Hoffmann

February 25, 2006

 The Tales of Hoffmann

Leading British conductor Sir Thomas Beecham conducted the ballet sequence in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s The Red Shoes (1948). He proposed filming one of his favourite operas (which he first conducted in 1910), Jacques Offenbach’s Les... 

Pixies – Sell Out

February 20, 2006

 Pixies – Sell Out

It was the tour that no one thought would ever happen. In 1992, the Pixies were on top of the world. While they hadn’t quite broken through into the mainstream in the United States, they were a huge hit in England, almost reaching stadium status. They... 

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School: Rock On Edition

February 19, 2006

 Rock ‘n’ Roll High School: Rock On Edition

Hey Ho! Let’s Go! Listen up, kids. Rock ‘n’ Roll High School may have been released way back in 1979 but it still kicks the ass of any of those square MTV movies. Forget about Britney Spears and Mandy Moore’s brand of bubblegum... 

The Right Spectacle: The Very Best of Elvis Costello – The Videos

February 2, 2006

 The Right Spectacle: The Very Best of Elvis Costello – The Videos

In the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, Elvis Costello cut an impressive path along the rock ‘n’ roll musical landscape by cranking out one insanely catchy song after another: “Pump It Up”, “Radio Radio”, “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace,... 

The Breakin’ DVD Collection

January 23, 2006

 The Breakin’ DVD Collection

It’s time to put your headband and parachute pants on and break out those Grandmaster Flash records for the holy breakdancing trilogy of films. These movies were made pre-Gangsta rap when disputes were settled either on the dance floor or on the mic.... 

The Blues Brothers: 25th Anniversary Edition

January 15, 2006

 The Blues Brothers: 25th Anniversary Edition

It has been 25 years since John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd’s most famous characters, the Blues Brothers roared their way onto the big screen and re-introduced the world to the joys of classic rhythm and blues. After receiving criticism for only releasing... 

The Dick Cavett Show: Rock Icons

January 13, 2006

 The Dick Cavett Show: Rock Icons

The Dick Cavett Show: Rock Icons 3-DVD set features episodes between the years 1969 and 1974 that showcased popular rock music acts such as Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin and Sly and the Family Stone. Cavett was the antithesis of most of the slickly... 

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