NEWS: Half A Cow film fundraiser in Sydney

If It’s Catchy, It Means You Stole It is the title of a feature documentary on Sydney musician/independent record label boss Nic Dalton that is currently being put together by Jarrad Kennedy (director/producer) and Robert McCafferty (producer) for a 2013 release. Nic Dalton has played in over 65 bands, most notably The Lemonheads in the early 1990’s. Dalton also co-founded independent record label Half A Cow … Continue reading NEWS: Half A Cow film fundraiser in Sydney

INTERVIEW: With the directors of Autoluminescent: Rowland S. Howard

  written by Chris Familton On the eve of the cinematic release of Autoluminescent, the new feature length documentary film about the life and music of Rowland S. Howard, FasterLouder chatted to directors Richard Lowenstein and Lynn-Maree Milburn about the global process of creating the visual document, their memories of Howard and the emotional journey in light of Howard’s passing in December 2009.Autoluminescent rose from … Continue reading INTERVIEW: With the directors of Autoluminescent: Rowland S. Howard

VIDEO: Reggae Britannia

The BBC have been doing a brilliant job over recent years with their Britannia series focusing on a different genre of music that has impacted culturally on Britain. Reggae Britannia is essential viewing for anyone into the ska, reggae and dub sounds of Jamaica, the Two Tone scene of 70s/80s UK and the ragga and lovers rock trends that followed. The same BBC Four series … Continue reading VIDEO: Reggae Britannia

VIDEO: ‘Cry Baby: The Pedal That Rocks The World’ documentary

Check out this way cool documentary dedicated to the wah wah pedal… Cry Baby: The Pedal That Rocks The World tells the story of the wah wah effect pedal, from its invention in 1966 to the present day. Musicians, engineers, and historians discuss the impact of the pedal on popular music and demonstrate the various ways it has been used, as well as how its … Continue reading VIDEO: ‘Cry Baby: The Pedal That Rocks The World’ documentary