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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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Dave Grohl (as David Grohl)

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Mark Monroe
2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Vinny Appice Vinny Appice ... Himself
Joe Barresi Joe Barresi ... Himself
Brian Bell ... Himself
Frank Black ... Himself
James Brown James Brown ... Himself
Lindsey Buckingham ... Himself
Mike Campbell ... Himself
Tim Commerford ... Himself
Kevin Cronin ... Himself
Rivers Cuomo ... Himself
Warren Demartini ... Himself
Mick Fleetwood ... Himself
John Fogerty ... Himself
Neil Giraldo Neil Giraldo ... Himself
Christopher Allen Goss ... Himself
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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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Country:

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English

Release Date:

18 January 2013 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$62,842, 3 February 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$422,417, 20 December 2013
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

David Grohl: Why can't it always be this easy?
Paul McCartney: It is.
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Wanted Man
Written by Warren Demartini (as Warren DeMartini)/Robbin Crosby/Stephen Pearcy
Performed by Ratt
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp. by Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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great rockumentary about a legendary studio.
7 July 2013 | by casparsongsSee 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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