Passion Pit and Wildcat! Wildcat! are teaming up with Taco Bell for a documentary about their SXSW experience, tentatively titled Feed the Beat: SXSW 2013. Fans also have the opportunity to get involved by uploading their own footage. Details are in the replies.
Mistaken For Strangers, a documentary movie about The National, directed by Tom Berninger, is set to debut at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival on April 17, the opening night. The showing shall be followed by a special performance by the band.
You can check out my review of Sound Cityhere, the documentary Dave Grohl directed about the famed L.A. recording studio. The film will play select theaters on January 31 and will be available to download February 1.
There has been a lotof news regarding the biggest music and entertainment retail store in the UK, HMV, after they recently went into administration. The loss of this huge chain of stores would have a devastating effect on how music and film is purchased in the UK, let alone the personal effect on the thousands of employees, however a recent development has set things back in a more positive direction after Hilco UK acquired all of HMV's debts. Whilst not in the clear, this is a huge step forward in saving the last existing chain of music and movie retailers in the UK.
You can catch a sneak of a track from the score to the upcoming film, Oblivion in the replies. The score is being done by M83 with original music. In this clip we see Ilan Rubin and Loic Maurin having a drum battle.
Alex Winter has made a new documentary on the explosion of the internet and how it changed the music industry with the likes of Napster. You can watch the trailer for Downloaded: The Digital Revolution in the replies. What do you think?
Jay-Z is an executive producer of NBA 2K13, and as part of his involvement, he curated the game's soundtrack. Among a few of his own songs, he brought in songs by Kanye West, Nas, Coldplay, Phoenix, Daft Punk and others, and even got U2 on its first video game soundtrack ever. You can check out the full soundtrack in the replies - and remember NBA 2K13 drops on October 2.