BEFORE THE MUSIC DIES tells the story of American music at this precarious moment. Filmmakers Andrew Shapter and Joel Rasmussen traveled the country, hoping to understand why mainstream music seems so packaged and repetitive, and whether corporations really had the power to silence musical innovation. The answers they found on this journey-ultimately, the promise that the future holds-are what makes BEFORE THE MUSIC DIES both riveting and exhilarating.

Featuring interviews and performances by: Erykah Badu, Doyle Bramhall II, Calexico, Ray Charles, Elvis Costello, Branford Marsalis, Dave Matthews Band, My Morning Jacket, North Mississippi Allstars, Les Paul, Billy Preston, Questlove, Bonnie Raitt, Hubert Sumlin, Widespread Panic, Michael Penn and others!
BEFORE THE MUSIC DIES tells the story of American music at this precarious moment. Filmmakers Andrew Shapter and Joel Rasmussen traveled the country, hoping to understand why mainstream music seems so packaged and repetitive, and whether corporations really had the power to silence musical innovation. The answers they found on this journey-ultimately, the promise that the future holds-are what makes BEFORE THE MUSIC DIES both riveting and exhilarating.

Featuring interviews and performances by: Erykah Badu, Doyle Bramhall II, Calexico, Ray Charles, Elvis Costello, Branford Marsalis, Dave Matthews Band, My Morning Jacket, North Mississippi Allstars, Les Paul, Billy Preston, Questlove, Bonnie Raitt, Hubert Sumlin, Widespread Panic, Michael Penn and others!
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Format: DVD
Label: b-side
Rel. Date: 03/11/2011
UPC: 9780979369209

Before The Music Dies

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BEFORE THE MUSIC DIES tells the story of American music at this precarious moment. Filmmakers Andrew Shapter and Joel Rasmussen traveled the country, hoping to understand why mainstream music seems so packaged and repetitive, and whether corporations really had the power to silence musical innovation. The answers they found on this journey-ultimately, the promise that the future holds-are what makes BEFORE THE MUSIC DIES both riveting and exhilarating.

Featuring interviews and performances by: Erykah Badu, Doyle Bramhall II, Calexico, Ray Charles, Elvis Costello, Branford Marsalis, Dave Matthews Band, My Morning Jacket, North Mississippi Allstars, Les Paul, Billy Preston, Questlove, Bonnie Raitt, Hubert Sumlin, Widespread Panic, Michael Penn and others!

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BEFORE THE MUSIC DIES tells the story of American music at this precarious moment. Filmmakers Andrew Shapter and Joel Rasmussen traveled the country, hoping to understand why mainstream music seems so packaged and repetitive, and whether corporations really had the power to silence musical innovation. The answers they found on this journey-ultimately, the promise that the future holds-are what makes BEFORE THE MUSIC DIES both riveting and exhilarating. Featuring interviews and performances by: Erykah Badu, Doyle Bramhall II, Calexico, Ray Charles, Elvis Costello, Branford Marsalis, Dave Matthews Band, My Morning Jacket, North Mississippi Allstars, Les Paul, Billy Preston, Questlove, Bonnie Raitt, Hubert Sumlin, Widespread Panic, Michael Penn and others! BEFORE THE MUSIC DIES tells the story of American music at this precarious moment. Filmmakers Andrew Shapter and Joel Rasmussen traveled the country, hoping to understand why mainstream music seems so packaged and repetitive, and whether corporations really had the power to silence musical innovation. The answers they found on this journey-ultimately, the promise that the future holds-are what makes BEFORE THE MUSIC DIES both riveting and exhilarating.

Featuring interviews and performances by: Erykah Badu, Doyle Bramhall II, Calexico, Ray Charles, Elvis Costello, Branford Marsalis, Dave Matthews Band, My Morning Jacket, North Mississippi Allstars, Les Paul, Billy Preston, Questlove, Bonnie Raitt, Hubert Sumlin, Widespread Panic, Michael Penn and others!