Documentaries about music

Documentaries about bands, genres and instruments.


American Hardcore
Anvil: The Story of Anvil (2008).
The Art Of Rap (2012) (trailer).


Bassweight: Dubstep Documentary (2010).
Black Sabbath: Inside Black Sabbath 1970-92
Brian Eno: Imaginary Landscapes
Bob Dylan: No Direction Home (Scorcese, 2005) (Preview).
Inside Black Sabbath 1970-1992


Can: Documentary
Captain Beefheart: Documentary (John Peel).
Charles Bradley: Soul of America (trailer).
Charles Mingus – Triumph of the Underdog


David Bowie: The Story of Ziggy Stardust
Dubfiles: Dubstep Documentary (2008).
Dubbed Out In Bristol: Dubstep Documentary (2009).
DiG!: A documentary on the friendship/rivalry between American rock bands The Brian Jonestown Massacre and The Dandy Warhols.
Diverse artister – Irske DIY-band – A joyful slog (2012).
Detroit Techno – The creation of techno music


Etiopisk jazz: Swinging Addis


Frank Zappa – A Pioneer of Future Music
Frank Zappa – Peefeeyatko Documentary


Genesis – MTV Documentary (1987).
Goldie: When Saturn Returnz


Hawkwind: Documentary (BBC).
Heavy Metal Britannia
How Music Works With Howard Goodall 1
How Music Works With Howard Goodall 2
How Music Works With Howard Goodall 3
How Music Works With Howard Goodall 4


It Might Get Loud: Page, Edge and White


Jazz On A Summer’s Day – Newport 1958, by Bert Stern
Jimi Hendrix – The Last 24 Hours
Johnny Cash: At Folsom Prison
Johnny Cash: The Last Great American
Joy Division: The Documentary
Jungle: Documentary (BBC, 1994).
Justice: A Cross the Universe (2008).


Kiss – VH1 Classic Albums, Kiss Alive!
Kraftwerk: TV Documentary
Kraftwerk: Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution
Krautrock: The Rebirth of Germany (BBC).


Laibach: Divided States of America (2006).
Live Forever. The Rise and Fall of Brit Pop
LTJ Bukem: Documentary


Marc Bolan: The Life and Death of Marc Bolan
Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey
Metallica – Some Kind of Monster
Mieskuoro Huutajat – Screaming Men
Miles Davis – The Miles Davis Story
Modulations: History Of Electronic Dance Music
Moog: Inventor of the Synthesizer (Hans Fjellestad).


Ornette: Made in America (trailer).
Our Vinyl Weights A Ton (Stones Throw) (2012).


Parliament Funkadelic – One Nation Under a Groove
Paul Weller: Into Tomorrow
Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune
The Pixies: Gouge (Channel 4, 2002).
The Prodigy: More than meets the ear
Prog Rock Britannia: An Observation in Three Movements (BBC).
Pump up the Volume: The History of House Music
Slices – Pioneers of Electronic Music: Richie Hawtin
Punk Brittania


Ramones – End Of The Century
Robert Fripp – New York and Wimborne
Rock Family Trees: The Prog Rock years
Ray Davies – Imaginary Man
Roni Size: The Works (BBC, 1997).
Roxy Music: The Roxy Music Story
Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage


Scott Walker – 30th Century Man
Searching for Sugar Man – Rodriguez (trailer).
Seigmen: Fra X til Døden part I
Seigmen: Fra X til Døden part II
Soundgarden: 7 minute Rockumentary 1989
Summer of Rave
Sun Ra, Brother From Another Planet (BBC).
Swing Guitar – The Genius Of Django Reinhardt
Syd Barrett – Documentary
Synth Britannia (BBC).


Talkin’ Headz: The Metalheadz Documentary
TB-303 Documentary: Bassline Baseline (2005).
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years
Thelonious Monk – Straight No Chaser
The Story about StreetRave 89-09
Tom Waits: Egos & Icons (1993).
Tom Waits: Under the Influence
Techno: Detroit Techno City Documentary


Vanilla Ice: Archives (2012).


We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen
The Who: Quadrophenia – Can You See The Real Me?
Wilco: I Am Trying To Break Your Heart (Trailer).


Yes: Yesyears (1991).