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Sound City Documentary- 2/1/2013 release date

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New details have emerged about Dave Grohl's upcoming documentary Sound City, about the famous recording studio of the same name located in Van Nuys, California, reports Variety."Sound City is a film about America's greatest unsung recording studio," said Grohl. "Deep in California's sun-burnt San Fernando Valley, tucked away behind the train tracks and dilapidated warehouses, it was the birthplace of legend. It was witness to history. It was home to a special few, intent on preserving an ideal."

Grohl directed and produced the film, and Roswell Films, a branch of Roswell Records, which releases the Foo Fighters' albums, will distribute it. The doc is being co-produced with Jim Rota, John Ramsay and Therapy studios; Paul Crowder will edit and The Cove and The Tillman Story scribe Mark Monroe will write.

Grohl himself is no stranger to Sound City: it's where he and Nirvana recorded their breakthrough record Nevermind with Butch Vig in 1991.
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Re: Sound City Documentary- 2/1/2013 release date

Sounds interesting. I'd also like to see a documentary about George Martin's AIR in Montserrat and the Sausalito Record Plant studio. All have fascinating stories to tell.
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Been following this for a while and have seen some interview clips from it. Looks like it'll be an interesting documentary. Plus it's a Grohl project and I'm a huge fan so I'm going to check it out regardless.
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Looks cool but I get the feeling I've seen the whole thing from the preview. It's a great studio. A lot of great albums were made there. A bunch of musicians are going to say how great it is...
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I thought this was fucking outstanding - shows you where a lot of great (and maybe even some of your favorite) albums were made as well as a more than in depth view of sound city itself.

Dave Grohl did a great job with this - he really shows how much the place meant to him as do the other famous musicians who are in the film.

I really dug the performances at the end.

All in all, even if you are not into films of this type - this is just a great flick to kick back and watch.
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Surprised there hasn't been more talk about this. I just got my copy on Blu-ray from Amazon and watched it last night. I thought it was really well done and interesting. So many good artists recorded some of their best works there even though by all accounts the place was basically a shithole.

The parts at the end in Grohl's studio after he had bought the Neve board from Sound City after they closed and invited a bunch of artists (Renzor, Springfield, McCartney, Homme to name some) to come record songs with it was pretty cool to watch.
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Just started watching this.
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I've been listening to the Sound City - Reel to Reel release on Spotify quite a bit since it was released last week. I like it a lot, and now want to see the doc as well.
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Originally Posted by Why So Blu?
Just started watching this.
I think you meant to send this to your twitter account
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I think you meant to send this to your twitter account
No. I actually did just start watching it, which is why it was cool that the thread was bumped.
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I just finished watching this and it was a pretty solid documentary. I loved how the first 80-90 minutes were just about the history of the place and all of the acts that recorded there. The last part was just basically a mash up of jams of artists with Grohl and Foo Fighters, which was pretty rad. Never thought I'd see Grohl and Reznor play together.
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This airs on Palladia tonight and will likely be rerun for a few weeks.

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