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Who knew Dave Grohl would become such a film festival fixture? As if his first two lives — as drummer for Nirvana and then lifeforce of Foo Fighters — weren’t enough, Grohl was showcased in a comprehensive documentary, “Foo Fighters: Back and Forth,” directed by Oscar-winning documentarian James Moll that screened at the SXSW Film Festival in 2011 and won a Grammy. His band put on a fast-and-furious show in downtown Austin right after the premiere that had enough energy to keep the lights on in Texas for a millennium. (He's heading back to SXSW to deliver a key note address at the 2013 edition in March.) Now Grohl is bringing his formula a step further with “Sound City,” his directorial debut. The film, which landed in the Documentary Premieres section of the Sundance Film Festival program, is Grohl’s love letter to analog recording through looking at the life of the Neve »

- Jay A. Fernandez

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