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Sexy Intellectual (Firm)

Works: 100 works in 113 publications in 1 language and 2,175 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Rock films  Music videos  Filmed performances  Rock videos 
Classifications: ML420.L185, 782.42166092
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Publications about Sexy Intellectual (Firm)
Publications by Sexy Intellectual (Firm)
Most widely held works by Sexy Intellectual (Firm)
Glamourpuss the Lady Gaga story ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Uncovers the foundations on which Lady Gaga's extraordinary success has been built, and follows her career thereafter to the point at which it currently rests. Includes detailed analysis of Gaga's background, musical growth, hit songs, concerts, videos, interviews, and much more
Strange fruit the Beatles' Apple Records ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
"In 1968, under a haze of publicity, The Beatles opened their collective door to all manner of musicians, writers, artists, film-makers, inventors, designers, freaks and more than a fair share of opportunist sharks. But, despite a hefty investment, little of substance was forthcoming from these assorted misfits outside of the music that emerged from one division of the potential empire; Apple Records. Even discounting those Apple platters that featured as artist the collective or individual names of the companys bosses, music that stands the test of time superbly was released under the stamp of this enterprise. Music which remains available still and both popular and exciting more than 40 years after the majority of it was produced. Strange fruit : The Beatles' Apple Records is the story of a record label which came to exist under extraordinary circumstances, produced extraordinary records and was operated under extraordinary guidelines."--Container
Song of the South : Duane Allman and the rise of the Allman Brothers Band ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Documents the life and work of rock guitarist Duane Allman. Includes contributions from engineers and producers the Albert Brothers, who forged the Allman Brothers and the Derek & the Dominos sound; Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section founding members David Hood and Jimmy Johnson; Paul Hornsby and Pete Carr, former members of the Hour Glass; Willie Perkins, Allman Brothers road manager, 1970-1975; Allman biographers Randy Poe and Scott Freeman; E.J. Devokaitis, band archivist and curator at the Allman Brothers Band Museum, Macon, GA; and other friends, colleagues, and music writers. Also includes rare footage of Allman and the band, archive interviews, and previously unseen photographs
Bob Dylan and the Band down in the flood : associations and collaborations ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Explores the relationship between Dylan and the Band as recording and touring partners, using interviews, rare footage, archive interviews, seldom seen photgraphs
Katy Perry the girl who ran away ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Charts Katy Perry's complete life and career to date, going right back to her childhood growing up in a strict Christian family, her early stabs at success in gospel music, her aborted recordings with the Matrix, and her extraordinary rebirth as a bona fide pop princess with the entire world now at her feet. Featured is rare archive footage, classic and exclusive interviews, contributions from those who have known her best, and a host of other features
Brian Eno, the man who fell to earth, 1971-1977 ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
This documentary combines interviews with musicians, writers, colleagues, collaborators and friends of Brian Eno with archival footage, performance and studio film to chronicle the evolution of Eno's career from rock musician with the group Roxy Music to innovative composer of ambient music
Dawn of the Dead the Grateful Dead and the rise and fall of the San Francisco underground by Grateful Dead (Musical group)( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
In the mid-1960s, a new twist on contemporary rock music emerged out of San Francisco. Known as 'psychedelia', it was pioneered by a close-knit community of local bands who merged traditional American musical forms with new sounds often developed under the influence of psychedelic drugs. Bound up with the social and cultural changes of the era, it was a combination that made for radical re-imaging of youth culture
Keith Richards under review by Keith Richards( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Documentary that details the life and career of Keith Richards band member of the Rolling Stones
Aural amphetamine Metallica and the dawn of thrash by Metallica (Musical group)( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
In the early 1980s, Lars Ulrich and his buddies, learning from the new wave of British Heavy Metal, formed the band Metallica and founded the genre soon to be termed Thrash Metal. With the aid of interviews with those who were there at the time, this film presents the story of the fascinating musical journey of Thrash
Brian Wilson songwriter 1962-1969 exploring Brian's muse during a decade of dreams ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
"A documentary film in which the rich tapestry of music written and produced by this brilliant 20th century composer is investigated and reviewed...the songs Brian wrote for and recorded with The Beach Boys during the 1960s are here put under the microscope to quite startling effect"--Container
The Velvet Underground under review ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Reviews the music and career of rock band Velvet Underground--a band which music journalist Lester Bangs claims started modern music
The roaring 20s Mick Jagger's glory years ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Not always credited with such, Mick Jagger has been equally as pivotal to the Rolling Stones as his songwriting partner and band mate for almost 50 years, Keith Richards. Now viewers get a look into Jagger's life and career both within and without the Stones. The concentration is across the period during which he was in his twenties. This period is also, for most fans, considered to be the band's golden years, and it was during the time which they produced music of a quite staggering quality
Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention in the 1960s by Frank Zappa( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
The most detailed, informative, and enjoyable documentary on Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention yet to emerge. Features rare footage of Frank and the Mothers throughout the 1960s, archive interviews, seldom-seen live performances, and a host of other features. Track listing features: Who Are the Brain Police?, Hungry Freaks Daddy, Trouble Every Day, Brown Shoes Don't Make it, America Drinks and Goes Home, and many more
Patti Smith under review by Patti Smith( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Documents the life and work of rock musician Patti Smith through interviews with Smith; her first publisher and biographer, Victor Bockris; her ex-songwriting partner, Albert Bouchard; the engineer of Horses, Frank D'Augusta; the producer of Radio Ethiopia, Jack Douglas; the engineer of the Easter sessions, Shelly Yakus; author of Horses and the remaking of rock n' roll, Mark Paytress; English music journalist and author, Jon Savage; ex-editor of Rolling stone, Anthony De Curtis; Village voice music editor, Robert Christgau; Patti Smith biographer, Nick Johnston; and others. Features live and studio performances
Leonard Cohen under review 1934-1977 : an independent critical analysis by Leonard Cohen( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A documentary film which reviews the poetry, music, performances, and career of one of contemporary Canada's greatest artists
Neil Young under review 1966-1975 by Neil Young( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Documentary reviewing the music and career of Neil Young during the first half of his career
Bowie, Iggy & Lou, 1971-1973 : the sacred triangle ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
By the second half of 1971 David Bowie was justifiably being branded a one-hit-wonder, Lou Reed was considered washed-up following a disastrous solo debut, and Iggy Pop was seen as merely a drug crazed ex-Stooge. But a meeting of minds at the New York venue Max's Kansas City was the catalyst for a turnaround of fortunes for these three musicians, resulting in the most dramatic shift in musical style since the dawn of the rock age. This film investigates the era in which these brilliant, creative personalities worked most closely together. Includes contributions from Bowie's ex-wife Angie Bowie, Andy Warhol's Factory assistant Billy Name, MainMan Management vice president, Leee Black Childers, New York scenester Jayne County, Danny Fields, Dave Thompson, Jimi LaLumia, John Halsey, Paul Trynka, Victor Bockris, and others
Kraftwerk and the electronic revolution a documentary film by Kraftwerk (Musical group)( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Reviews the career and music of Kraftwerk, from their inception in the late 1960s (as pre-Kraftwerk ensemble Organisation), through their most celebrated period in the mid-1970s, and culminating with their resurgence during the 1980s with the popularity of synth-pop and techno. It is a "study of the group, their cultural influences, their career and their emergence as the most influential electronic band in the world"
Leonard Cohen under review, 1978-2006 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Mixes rare performance footage, studio recordings, interviews, photographs, and location shoots with contributions from some of Cohen's closest colleagues and from experts on his life and music
The Rolling Stones under review 1962-1966 by Rolling Stones( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
"An independent critical analysis"--Container. Includes performance video; interviews, comment, criticism, reviews and insight; and photographs
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