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A documentary on the fabled recording studio that was located in Van Nuys, California.

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The history of Sound City and their huge recording device; exploring how digital change has allowed 'people that have no place' in music to become stars. It follows former Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighter David Grohl as he attempts to resurrect the studio back to former glories. Written by Joe

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$62,842 (USA) (1 February 2013)

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$422,417 (USA) (20 December 2013)
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David Grohl: Why can't it always be this easy?
Paul McCartney: It is.
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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.20 (2013) See more »

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Cut Me Some Slack
Written by Paul McCartney/David Grohl (as Dave Grohl)/Krist Novoselic/Pat Smear
Performed by Paul McCartney, David Grohl (as Dave Grohl), Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear
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great rockumentary about a legendary studio.
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The best thing about this documentary is how the studio Sound City gained a legendary status: it took two crucial, million-selling records. Fleetwood Mac, looking for a studio, heard the recording of singing couple Bukingham and Nicks. Not only were they sure they found the right place, but also the right people to complete the band. The album called Rumours is where it all gets together. The second album is of course Nevermind by Nirvana, through which Sound City survived its demise in the digital eighties. Unfortunately, the studio is closed now. Luckily Dave Grohl got the mix board, and made a film about it.Made out of love for music, sound,and analogue, this rockumentary is highly entertaining, and not just for music aficionados. Read the entire review and others on: casparsongs.blogspot.com.


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