Sunday, January 27, 2013

Documentary and eyewitness

Before they all get taken down for copyright infringement, an at-a-glance list of music documentaries currently on YouTube in full:

Synth Britannia
Prog Britannia
Reggae Britannia
Heavy Metal Britannia
Punk Britannia (part two; part three)
Pump Up the Volume - The History Of House Music
Krautrock - The Rebirth of Germany
When Albums Ruled The World
The Joy Of Disco
The Compleat Beatles - 1982 doc that was pre-Anthology (not all of which is online) the most complete film about the band
David Bowie: Cracked Actor
Nationwide: Kate Bush On Tour
Ramones: End Of The Century
Sex Pistols: The Filth And The Fury
The Clash: Westway To The World
2-Tone Britain
Pixies - Gouge
loudQUIETloud: A Film About the Pixies
Heavy Metal Parking Lot
Meeting People Is Easy
Johnny Cash - The Last Great American
Joni Mitchell - Woman Of Heart And Mind
A Skin Too Few: The Days Of Nick Drake
Jeff Buckley - Everybody Here Wants You
Live Forever: The Rise And Fall Of Britpop
Blur: No Distance Left To Run
Blur: Starshaped
The Wonderful And Frightening World Of Mark E Smith
The Artist Formerly Known as Captain Beefheart
Sun Ra: Brother From Another Planet
Fela Kuti: Music Is The Weapon
Hawkwind: Do Not Panic
1991: The Year Punk Broke
Pavement: Slow Century
Fugazi: Instrument
Minutemen: We Jam Econo
Mission Of Burma - Not a Photograph
Wilco - I Am Trying To Break Your Heart
The Strange Story of Joe Meek
Moog: A Film
BBC Radiophonic Workshop: The Alchemists Of Sound
Scratch (a history of hip-hop DJing)

Any more good links, leave them in the comments.


Chris Brown said...

Part One of the sort of sad Kenickie's Last Tour (the other half shows up as related):

Chris Brown said...

And although it's not exactly STN music, I did enjoy this Scottish doc about Gerry Rafferty:

Simon said...

Jim Sangster via Twitter points to the Music From The Mersey BBC collection, including the great Beatles interview on Grandstand.