11 Must Watch EDM Documentaries
There is no better way to find out about how someone got to where they are then from a documentary.
EDM has come a very long way in the past few years and at the forefront, before all the commercial deals, record labels and award shows were the ones who fought for themselves and the future stars of electronic dance music to have the luxuries they do today. There is still more to come as time goes on but lets take a step back and check out some stories you may or may not have heard, or in this case seen, yet.
A year with Armin van Buuren
I AM HARDWELL
DAFT PUNK UNCHAINED
The first ever documentary film on the most secretive duo in the world. The epic story of two uncompromising artists. With the participation of their closest collaborators and friends from Pharrell Williams to Nile Rodgers, Giorgio Moroder, Kanye West, Michel Gondry, Paul Williams, Peter Lindbergh, Leiji Matsumoto and Pete Tong.
F1ORIDA – DIPLO
LET’S MAKE A SPACESHIP – SKRILLEX
“Let’s Make a Spaceship – Skrillex Documentary” is a behind-the-scenes look at the building of Skrillex’s latest MotherShip tour live show, including the epic spaceship he debuted at Coachella, rocked at Lollapalooza, and zoomed around the world in.
LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND – SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA
NOTHING BUT THE BEAT – DAVID GUETTA
A CROSS THE UNIVERSE – JUSTICE
PIONEERS OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC – RICHIE HAWTIN
The film draws from the important stages and events in Richie Hawtin’s personal and artistic life, revealing the journey of an introverted and transplanted computerminded teen that develops by way of Detroit’s radio and records fueled by pure driven passion into a successful techno-entrepreneur and global DJ entertainer. Assembling an extensive archive of both new and unreleased photos, video and exclusive interviews, the film provides an extraordinary insight into the life and career of Richie Hawtin.
MARCH OF THE AFROJACK – AFROJACK
BEFORE WE WERE KINGS
In this film, you’ll hear from top DJs including MOBY, WOLFGANG GARTNER, ROBBIE ‘That Deaf DJ’ WILDE, & SANDER KLEINENBERG as they give intimate interviews about how music as personally effected them & the task they have of effecting others on the dance floor nightly.
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