Artist and life-long nerd Johannes Grenzfurthner is taking us on a personal road trip from the West Coast to the East Coast of the USA, to introduce us to places and people that shaped and inspired his art and politics. Traceroute wants to chase and question the ghosts of nerddom's past, present and future. An exhilarating tour de farce into the guts of trauma, obsession and cognitive capitalism.Written by
At a film screening of Traceroute in Vienna, Johannes Grenzfurthner's father was asked what he learned about his son by watching the film. His answer was: "I learned when Johannes started masturbating... a year younger than me when I started." See more »
Vegas is gorgeous hyperreality, but most of the stuff people like here is not my cup of tea. I don't gamble, and I don't like Penn & Teller. I'd rather be locked into a basement full of Philip Glass recordings.
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Credits list crew's "drugs of choice" (Ms. Marx: Nicotine - Mr. Codel: Caffeine - Mr. Grenzfurthner: Polydichloric Euthimal) See more »
Warts And All
Composed and performed by Brian Wayy (BMI)
Published by Moraffah Music Publishing Company (BMI)
(2014) See more »
I'm a musician, and there is one thing I absolutely HATE: careless, sloppy, unsystematic soundtracks, especially in documentary films. I know that it's hard to discover good music, but: COME ON! If it's true, Traceroute had a *total* budget of $15,000. There are no excuses anymore!
A great soundtrack is more than just a collection of great songs. A great soundtrack pulls a story along while somehow effortlessly blending into the background. The right one can help define a movie; a terrible one can ruin an otherwise decent film.
Traceroute relies heavily on its amazing soundtrack to convey the mood of childhood and rebellion, nostalgia and counter-culture, traveling and arriving. There's a retro-electronic vibe present in most of the tracks, but also classical music, and all-time favorites like Vera Lynn's 'We'll Meet Again.'
I'm glad the track list is here on IMDb. I need it for my own road trips!
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