This DVD includes a rare performance from the always intriguing Lene Lovich, with Thomas Dolby on synthesizer, at Studio 54 in NYC on December 4, 1981. On this night, Lovich projected her strong soprano with brilliance and explored the limitations of her voice in a way other New Wave experimental singers of the time could only dream about. Of this show, Stephen Holden of the NY Times wrote, "Miss Lovich put on a fascinating show in wh...Read More
New Wave, Electronic & Synth Pop
This brand new documentary film traces the almost surreal development of Depeche Mode from their flirtations with New Romanticism at the dawn of their career, through the urban industrial landscapes envisaged on Construction Time Again and Some Great Reward into the dark hollow of albums such as Black Celebration, Music For The Masses and Violator to conclude with the departure of Alan Wilder in 1995 - a point in their career at which...Read More
Only Night Flight could find a way to program classic Devo cuts with soothing mystical New Age. Relive that original programming style tonight by climbing into Night Flight's video vault for a Devo retrospective featuring some of the best Devo videos using the pioneering experimental video techniques they did so well. For part 2, sit back and relax as we explore angelic hymns and soothing visuals from Kitaro, Jean Luc Ponty and Pri...Read More
"In January of '96, we closed Sundance Film Festival. We wore 20s style prison suits and dished out classic DEVO songs to an unsuspecting audience of Hollywood elite," Devo's Jerry Casale tells us of this raw concert bonus disc included with the Men Who Make The Music reissue. Watch the full concert tonight on Night Flight Plus!
One of the most influential rock bands of the past 30 years, The Cure have left their mark on music and music videos. Their later videos with director Tim Pope are some of the most iconic music videos ever made. The Cure's own Robert Smith and Director Tim Pope discuss the making of many of The Cure's most famous Videos including the hits 'Inbetween Days,' 'Pictures of You' and 'Close to Me.'
New exclusive interviews from Jim Kerr, lead singer and founder of Simple Minds, one of the best known 80s bands. In this episode Jim explains the ideas and processes behind many of the band's most prominent hit songs and videos, including; 'Don't You Forget About Me' from the hit movie 'The Breakfast Club'. Directors Andy Morahan and Steve Barron discuss their video work with Simple Minds.
"From a stage super-heated by over-the-top, rock 'n roll cliche lighting, DEVO faced a sea of Asian Gen X'ers in a 100 degree plus fahrenheit venue in the bowels of Tokyo, Japan. The crowd was swathed in bootlegged energy domes and DEVO T's, mouthing the lyrics to songs we wrote when most of them were loading their diapers with UNi-colored poo. Maybe it was a "Beautiful World" after all!" - Gerry Casale. Track list: That's Good, Girl ...Read More
This episode examines the significance and impact of the videos of the genre-and-gender bending 'The Frankie Trilogy.' Comprised of the three hit songs 'Relax,' 'Two Tribes' and 'The Power of Love,' they pushed the envelope in terms of acceptable sexual content. Featured throughout are interviews with Holly Johnston of FGTH, Kevin Godley and Lol Crème.
Jerry Casale sits down with Gerald V. Casale for a revealing interview about the political origins of DEVO and the entropic underpinnings of DEVOLUTION. An excellent self interview in the spirit of David Byrne's Stop Making Sense segment.
The Men Who Make the Music combines concert footage from DEVO's 1978 tour with music videos and testimonials featuring a vague story about DEVO's rocky relationship with "Big Entertainment."
As innovative as they are influential, Kraftwerk's contribution to the development of electronic music since their formation in 1970 remains unsurpassed. Having inspired everyone from Bowie to Coldplay, Siouxsie to Radiohead, this bizarre collective have also proven partly responsible for entire genres to develop - electronica, techno and synth-pop to name but three. This DVD reviews the career and music of Kraftwerk, from their incep...Read More
This 70-minute documentary covers the entire career of Joy Division, one of Manchester and Post-Punks most respected bands. It charts the entire short lifespan of the group, from their origins in their days as Warsaw to the more well known incarnation of Joy Division. Features include rare musical performances, obscure footage of rare interviews and rarely seen photographs. Plus review, comment, criticism and insight from; Mick Mid...Read More
This documentary film - the first ever about Eno - explores his life, career and music between the years 1971 & 1977, the period that some view as his golden age. Featuring numerous exclusive interviews, contributions from a range of musicians, writers, collaborators and friends - plus performance and studio film and an abundance of the most exceptional music ever created.
Devo, the seminal concept band, made a career out of setting to music video their dada-gone-camp theory of De-Evolution and its rebuke of corporate culture. This is a comprehensive collection of Devo's output, an essential tour of the pre-to-post-punk scene. Includes groundbreaking pre-MTV clips that defined the form with twisted genius intros and outros, rare performance footage, and extras.