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Sound City (2013)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Music | 18 January 2013 (USA)
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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 Dave 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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Here Comes My Girl
Written by Tom Petty/Mike Campbell
Performed by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Courtesy of Geffen Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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great rockumentary about a legendary studio.
7 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

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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