A documentary exploring the existential, artistic and family life of musician David Bazan.
Your War (I'm One Of You)â€”our upcoming Noisey doc premiering this coming Mondayâ€”chronicles the life and career of Chicago's Tim Kinsella, frontman of ever-shifting band Joan of Arc and 90's pioneers Cap'n Jazz.
Every day on tour in 2012, we would see our longtime friend and lighting director Paul Logan wake up early and start typing on his laptop. A couple of years later, the words he wrote then were turned into a movie starring Al Pacino and directed by David Gordon Green.
Brett Morgen's intimate and powerful new Kurt Cobain doc Montage Of Heck has been picking up critical plaudits left and right -- including from our very own Chris, who called it "the definitive portrait of Cobain." Some, however, are not so enamored. Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne, who became friends with Cobain in high school, had a few candid and not so flattering things to say about the veracity of the portrait of Cobain compiled by Morgen. Here's what he said in a new essay on The Talkhouse, the site where musicians write about other musicians...
This is Cobain: Montage of Heck, the much-anticipated documentary about the Nirvana frontman, which stunned audiences at its premiere at the Sundance film festival in January. NME described it as â€œa revelatory glimpse into the tormented soul behind Nirvanaâ€¦ the most holistic portrait of a rock icon ever createdâ€, and Rolling Stone called it, â€œthe unfiltered Kurt experienceâ€¦ you donâ€™t just feel as if youâ€™ve gotten to know the man better. Youâ€™re left completely emotionally spent.â€
In the fall of 2010 we sat down for the first of more than 50 interviews and dozens of live shows in an attempt to tell the story of not only our favorite band but some of the most under documented people in music history. FILMAGE: The Story of DESCENDENTS/ALL is a feature length documentary that tells the story of this band's 30+ year career.