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  • Hitmaker in Concert

    Mike Hurst And His All Star Band

    Year: 2002

    Runtime: 1 hr 55 min

    Legendary producer, performer, composer and author Mike Hurst performs a plethora of hits spanning the entirety of his popular oeuvre. In this live recording from the Kenton Theatre in Henley On Thames, Mike Hurst and his All Star Band introduce a selection of numbers from his distinguished back catalogue, including the first British vocal top ten record in the US 'Silver Threads and Golden Needles' (which Mike performed as a member of The Springfields). He plays in public on a regular basis either with his All Star Band or in his one man show: Mike Hurst - Hitmaker. The tracklist features 'Rock Island Line', 'Lovesick Blues', 'Hey Good Lookin', 'Cry Me A River', 'Silver Threads And Golden Needles', 'Island Of Dreams', 'I Love My Dog', 'First Cut Is The Deepest', 'Mighty Quinn', 'Under The Moon Of Love', 'Treat Her Right', 'Spooky', 'Who Do You Love', 'Baby Let's Play House' and many more.

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  • Band In Seattle: Concert 112 A

    Cody Beebe & The Crooks

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 45 min

    Cody Beebe & The Crooks make rock music. Roots rock, if you want to be exact. It’s raw, it’s true, and every track is a slice of Americana. “Roots rock seems like the best term to encompass everything we’re doing,” says frontman and guitarist Cody Beebe. The band doesn’t stop with rock; they incorporate elements of blues, jazz, country, funk and soul to helm their distinctive sound. “We make Southern rock, but we’re from the Northwest,” Beebe jokes. It’s as if Lynyrd Skynyrd and The Allman Brothers updated their vibe and sprinkled it with pieces of Big Sky Country, Puget Sound, and Evergreen forests.

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  • Band in Seattle: Live Debut - Concert 107 A

    Cracker Factory

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 40 min

    Many years ago, before the iPod and the topless espresso stand, three young men came together in a sonic experiment that would unlock the sacred mysteries of the planet and lay them bare upon the table. You can call the men of Cracker Factory a lot of things. Call them miscreants, heathen sorcerers, or scoundrels of the merriest variety. Just don't try to compare them to any band in existence. R.L. Heyer (lead guitar and vocals), Shane Smith (bass and backing vocals) and Denali Williams (drums) mingled their musical ministrations for the first time in a dusty bar in Cheney, WA and the rest is sweet history. There is not enough space here to tell all, but suffice it to say that R.L. is one of the most incredible guitar players you will ever hear, and the music of Cracker Factory will bring hours of joy to anyone who listens. .

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  • Pearls - Live

    Elkie Brooks And Friends

    Year: 2004

    Runtime: 1 hr 38 min

    Elkie Brooks’ Pearls is an intimate look at one of Britain’s finest female singers at work performing with a band comprised of great friends and world class musicians. During Elkie Brooks’ 2005 Tour, her band visited Classic T Stage, located at Shepperton Film Studios to perform live in session and record as the cameras roll. The session, filmed over several days, captures Elkie Brooks re-recording many of her greatest hits and a collection of new material.
    Special Guests: Rick Wakeman - Keyboards, Martin Taylor - Guitar, Humphrey Lyttelton - Trumpet, Sarah Jory – Steel Guitar

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  • Ride On: A Magic Dream

    Marc Bolan

    Year: 2004

    Runtime: 55 min

    Produced 2005 Marc Bolan was one of the major glam rock figures of the early '70s and at the height of his career, was as big as The Beatles and bigger than Bowie. He was a flamboyant entertainer and extraordinary performer for his millions of adoring fans. 'Ride On' takes you on a journey from his struggles on the back streets of North London, to his success achieving international recognition. The programme also features many of Bolan's famous hits, including "Get it On" and "Wild Swan" and shows the in-depth story of Marc Bolan and his rise to success.
    Rolan Bolan, Marc's son, authorized the programme which is packed with never before seen footage of Bolans' performances and exclusive interviews with his friends and long-time lover Gloria Jones. These interviews provide an insight into his career, which lasted two decades and saw Bolan through the Glam Rock movement, to the start of the Punk revolution.

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  • Band In Seattle Concert 107 B

    Something In The Trees

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 41 min

    Matt (bass), Josh (vocals), and Larry (guitar) met while working at Experience Music Project in 2003. They quickly formed a bond and vowed to play music together someday, but the right project was a long time coming. In 2008, Adam (guitar) made his way to Seattle, and more musical connections were forged. Eric’s (drums) migration from New York in 2011 proved to be the perfect catalyst, and Something In The Trees was born. What began as an opportunity to hang out, enjoy mutual musical obsessions, and build some chops on their respective instruments became a torrent of creative synthesis and songwriting. Their eponymous first release is the result of this confluence.

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  • The Reformation Tour 2009: Live at the O2

    Spandau Ballet

    Year: 2008

    Runtime: 1 hr 59 min

    In 2009 Spandau Ballet's first tour together for almost 20 years saw the triumphant return of one of the UK's most successful and best loved bands. Filmed during their sell out concerts at London's O2 Arena, Tony, John, Gary, Martin and Steve return with a vengeance in The Reformation Tour that brought 100,000 fans to their feet. From classic hits including Gold, True, Through The Barricades, To Cut A Long Story Short and Chant No 1 to Once More and With The Pride from their new album, Spandau Ballet Live at The O2 proves that it was absolutely worth the wait.

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  • Live at Montreux, 1981

    Stray Cats

    Year: 1979

    Runtime: 1 hr 20 min

    When the Stray Cats rolled into Montreux in July of 1981 they were one of the hottest properties around. They had 3 hit singles and a UK top 10 album already under their belts along with a string of headlining concerts, all of which had come since their relocation from New York to London in 1980. The band's combination of original songs and rockabilly classics with a punk attitude and style had caught the moment to perfection. Added to this were their considerable musical accomplishments and knack for songwriting. All in all it was a heady concoction and the crowd in Montreux reacted with near hysterical excitement, something rarely seen in what is usually a polite and reserved audience. This is the Stray Cats at their peak.

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  • Desert Age

    Various Artists

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 1 hr 16 min

    In the early 1980’s, growing in a similar yet geographically separate way to the “grunge” movement in Seattle, was a new and lesser known genre of music known as “desert rock.” It was a catch-all style that ultimately evolved from jam-band generator parties that took place in remote desert locations outside of Palm Springs, CA. "Desert Age" traces the complete historical lineage of the people, places and bands that shaped that scene and genre to this day. The film is comprised of exclusive interviews, private photos and home videos that offer in-depth access to a scene that has remained insulated and undocumented until now.

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  • At The Fader Sideshow

    White Denim

    Year: 2007

    Runtime: 19 min

    The jam indie rock trio White Denim hail from Austin, Texas, where bandmates Josh Block (drums), Steve Terebecki (bass), and James Petralli (guitars, vocals) first set up shop in 2005. All three members were veterans of the Austin scene; Block and Petralli had previously played together in the alt-rock band Parque Torche, while Terebecki was a member of Peach Train. Drawing from a number of punk and garage rock influences, the group fashioned a hard-hitting sound with crunchy guitar riffs and frantic energy.

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  • Doom Troopin': The European Invasion

    Black Label Society

    Year: 2005

    Runtime: 1 hr 54 min

    Black Label Society is the brain child of guitar great Zakk Wylde. Hard and heavy, big on riffs and even bigger on the solos, BLS is the bastard child of Black Sabbath only pumped up on steroids. Having graced the worlds stages for the last 18 years, both as Ozzy Osbournes right hand man as well as fronting BLS, Zakk Wylde has established himself as one of the few remaining guitar heroes. "European Invasion" captures BLS live on their sold out European tour last year - one of the most anticipated tours of the year and they didnt disappoint. Witness the full Paris show as well as 4 tracks from the Astoria in London. Bonus footage includes a 1 hour long On The Road documentary, 3 promo videos taken from the Billboard top 20 album "Mafia" and the making of documentary for the promo video "Suicide Messiah".

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  • Skullage

    Black Label Society

    Year: 2008

    Runtime: 1 hr 17 min

    Black Label Society was founded in 1998 by legendary guitar hero Zakk Wylde and runs in parallel with Zakk’s ongoing work as Ozzy Osbourne’s lead guitarist. This film features a mixture of live tracks from across Black Label Society’s career and the original promo videos for “Stillborn”, “Suicide Messiah”, “In This River” and “Fire It Up”. Also featured as a bonus is a previously unseen “slightly amped” set from Lehigh Valley.

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  • Episode 115: Band In Seattle

    Blackheart Honeymoon & Le Sang Song

    Year: 2012

    Runtime: 23 min

    Get a sneak peek into the lives of Seattle Rock and Soul bands: Blackheart Honeymoon & Le Sang Song

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  • Black Ice Vérité

    Drive By Truckers

    Year: 2014

    Runtime: 1 hr 5 min

    "This truly is Armageddon." said the local Athens, GA meteorologist on the seemingly sub-zero night last winter that the Drive-By Truckers were scheduled to play live at the 40 Watt. Luckily no snow, ice or hail could stop the band from firing up the room as they performed their critically acclaimed 12th LP, English Oceans, in full. Titled Black Ice Verite, fans will be able to re-live this concert experience as a live film. As the final track on English Oceans,"Grand Canyon" brings together both the record and the band's 40 Watt performance, as it is an emotionally overwhelming elegy for Craig Lieske. Lieske was a longtime member of DBT's touring family, a former manager of the 40 Watt Club and a key player in the city's experimental music scene. Lieske died suddenly of a heart attack in January 2013 following the first night of the band's three-night homecoming stand in Athens. English Oceans is dedicated to him.

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  • Live at the UCF Arena 2007

    Fall Out Boy

    Year: 2017

    Runtime: 1 hr 14 min

    The American rockers Fall Out Boy surely know how to rock. This live UCF Arena performance is no exception. The band performs hits like “Sugar, We're Goin Down,” “Thnks fr th Mmrs,” and many more.

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  • Live at the White River Amphitheater

    Godsmack

    Year: 2017

    Runtime: 1 hr 12 min

    American nu metal heroes Godsmack are taking over the stage at the White River Amphitheatre in Auburn Washington. Completed in 2003, the 98-acre project cost more than $30 million and hosts musical events under an acoustically treated metal roof; it features two 30-by-40-foot video screens on either side of the stage. The band performs hit songs as “Locked and Loaded,” “Keep Away,” “Out of Line,” “Generation Day,” “Cryin' Like a Bitch, ” and many more. Sully Erna's singing style has been stated as "the snarl of James Hetfield", and "composed of dark harmony that sounds a lot like Alice in Chains". Merrill's bass style has been described as "bulldozer bottom with occasional slap-bass reverb". Larkin's drumming is thought to "worship at the twin altars of Neil Peart and John Bonham". And Rombola's guitar playing style has been praised as "guitars that sound like percussion instruments".

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  • Live at Montreux

    Herbert Grönemeyer

    Year: 2012

    Runtime: 2 hr 30 min

    On July 14th 2012, Herbert Grönemeyer and his band were chosen to headline the closing night of the Montreux Jazz Festival. It was also the final show of the Schiffsverkehr Tour, of his latest no. 1 album released in 2011, with a total audience of 750,000 people. The show, lasting nearly three hours at the sold out Auditorium Stravinski, included all his major hits such as "Mensch“, "Männer“ and "Schiffsverkehr. This film captures the magic of the concert perfectly and is another wonderful edition to the Montreux catalogue.

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  • Back in Business

    Mickey Finn's T-rex

    Year: 2001

    Runtime: 1 hr 18 min

    In 1997, some fans of the great British glam rock band T. Rex organized a special show to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of group leader Marc Bolan. Original T. Rex members Mickey Finn and Paul Fenton were asked to perform, and the rousing reception to their set of T. Rex classics encouraged them to create a new edition of the band. Mickey Finn's T-Rex has given their music a new lease on life, and the band has been performing to enthusiastic crowds in Europe ever since.

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  • Evolution of a Song: Season Recap

    O.A.R.

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 5 min

    The last episode of "Evolution of a Song" finds the band, management, and label coming together to decide on the single for radio. After much debate, the decision becomes clear and the band gets the opportunity to promote and hear their song premiered live in New York City.

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  • Family Dinner

    Snarky Puppy

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 1 hr 35 min

    This concert-film features exclusive candid interviews and acoustic performances from the guest artists. The project is a true testament for showing first-hand how music can be a bridge between diverse cultures from countries from all over the world to create a unifying musical statement for the average listener or the devout music-connoisseur.

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  • Love is Here: Live

    Starsailor

    Year: 2001

    Runtime: 1 hr 17 min

    Some would say that Starsailor are Chorley's biggest contribution to modern culture since the opening of the nearby Charnock Richard M6 motorway services in the 1960s. Like the aforementioned favourite resting point for Blackpool day-trippers Love Is Here (Live), will become a solid, long-stay favourite for fans. Recorded in November 2001, one month after the release of their debut album and while they were still being lauded as "the next big thing", the main feature is a live run through of the album. New composition "Some of Us" and the B-side "From a Whisper to a Scream" are also performed, along with versions of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" and Elton John's "Rocket Man". The concert footage and the audio (Dolby 5.1) are of a high quality, and breakthrough tracks "Poor Misguided Fool" and "Alcoholic" sound stunning. The show is hampered, though, by the limited material the guys can draw upon, and Walsh's repetitive melancholic delivery of existing songs. What does become apparent is that after a couple more albums and a little more musical experimentation Starsailor are on course to be live giants.

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  • A National Celebration

    The Tragically Hip

    Year: 2017

    Runtime: 2 hr 42 min

    The farewell concert of the Canadian rock band, The Tragically Hip.

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  • Live at The Music Hall of Williamsburg

    Titus Andronicus

    Year: 2008

    Runtime: 32 min

    A punk-inflected indie rock group whose bawling, thrashing sound reflected a wide range of influences ranging from the Pixies to Bright Eyes to Bruce Springsteen, Glen Rock, NJ's Titus Andronicus formed in 2005 with Liam Betson, Ian Graetzer, Eric Harm, Patrick Stickles, and Dan Tews.

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  • Live at The Studio

    Tokyo Police Club

    Year: 2010

    Runtime: 29 min

    Since storming on to the scene in '06, TPC have honed in on the kind of proper, pop chops that have given them the inside track on this here music industry of ours. Theirs' are tunes that come packaged with a host of tasty touches hiding inside: acrobatic swirls of guitar, warm and woozy swells of synthesizer, and of course, Dave Monks' endearing, boy next door vocal delivery at the helm of the quartet.

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