[ Definitive List ] of Documentary (Club Culture & Electronic Music)

Definitive List of Documentary (Club Culture & Electronic Music)

For now this list is not in order. it’s in order of reply to the “idea”. The goal to re-write the head of the thread is to search before to post. so before to post from now on, please search in the head of the thread if a Documentary was already posted. (it’s nice if we can avoid double entries.)


Great idea!


This one as far as i know is only available through DVD shipment :frowning: and made by Farid Slimani :

Long trailer about a future 5hr house music film documentary NYC mid 90s era including many Djs such as Francois K, Joe Claussell, Frankie Knuckles, Junior Vasquez, Danny Tenaglia, MAW, David Morales, Shelter, Nuyorican Soul, Underground Network, etc…at Sound Factory, Twilo, Tunnel, Vinyl, Palladium, RedZone, Limelight, etc… …



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Pump up the volume: A history of House music [Documentary]


Can you feel it - How dance music conquered the world

Long 3 Parts Documentary


Don’t Forget to Go Home (Feiern 2006) Documentary + Eng subs


Watch the movie here (PAID 2,64EUR)

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The Summer of Rave 1989

Youtube Description (copy/paste) :

Documentary by the BBC on the development of rave culture in the United Kingdom during the summer of 1989 in the Thatcherite era, where feelings of disillusionment and isolation led young people to come together in abandoned warehouses to dance to a radical new sound from the states while under the influence of a drug that went seemed to go pretty well with it.

Interesting point from @darenager (Elektronauts uk based) to read here :
regarding this YouTube desription i copy-paste

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808 The Movie

Descriptive Youtube block copy/paste :

Back in 1980 Japanese electronics manufacturer Roland released one of the most important musical instruments ever, the TR-808. Although it only led a limited life, the 808 became world renowned, its signature low end bass and unique sounds redefining the musical landscape.

Directors : Alexander Dunn

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Ecstasy: The Battle Of Rave is a pretty great podcast documentary series on how acid house, raves, and xtc collided in Britain.


Inside House - Part 1 - House Music Documentary

Carl H Productions

Featuring some of the worlds leading House Music DJs,Producers,Promoters (Kerri Chandler, Demetri from Paris , Mr V , DJ Gregory, Franc Rodger ,Frankie Felecinano + many more) discussing Music Technology, History of house , and other relevant social and cultural topics

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RICHIE HAWTIN - Pioneers of Electronic Music (70 Min.) - SLICES Special

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From Jack to Juke 25 Years of Ghetto House - Sonali Aggarwal

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here’s a few that i have bookmarked :slightly_smiling_face:

Sonic Futures: How Technology is Guiding Electronic Music

How Larry Heard made house music deep

Discovering Electronic Music (1983)

Free Tekno

Sub Berlin - The Story of Tresor

Techno City: What is Detroit Techno?

Detroit Techno - The Creation of Techno Music

Black to Techno

Electromotive - The Story of ARP Instruments

The New Sound Of Music (1979)

Synth Britannia Documentary

The Chemical Generation - Acid House

Drum & Bass: The Movement

Sound of Berlin Documentary

Speaking in Code - Techno


The Art of Sounds (2007) - Pierre Henry

(french but with english subtitle)

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Kraftwerk - Pop Art (documentary 2013 - BBC)

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