Doc’n Roll TV is a new pay-per-view streaming platform that’s dedicated to showcasing underground music documentaries. It launched this week.
It’s the next step from the Doc’n Roll Film Festival, which was launched in 2014 as a way to give screen time to niche music documentaries. Most of the films currently showing were premiered at previous editions of the film festival.
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There’s a diverse range of topics covered by the documentaries. ‘Manchester Keeps On Dancing’ is a feature film that looks in detail at the evolution of Manchester’s dance music scene since the arrival of Chicago house in the early 80s. It features interviews with some of the scene’s most prominent figures, including Andrew Weatherall, Greg Wilson, Laurent Garnier, Seth Troxler and more.
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‘I Dream Of Wires’ is a 2014 documentary covering the history and resurgence of the modular synth in production, and is currently available to rent on the platform for £3.99. There’s also a film covering the life and influence of studio engineer Conny Plank, who worked with Kraftwerk, Neu!, Devo and Eurythmics.here.
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