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Archive for the ‘Documentary’ Category

  • Pop and Shop – 1966 Underground Antics

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    It’s 1966, it’s Oxford Street in the heart of swinging London, it’s a bit nippy outside by the looks of it and a new concept has hit the streets – or more accurately hit the basements beneath the streets but you know what we mean....

  • Behind Closed Doors – Ray Manzarek

    • 4162 Views • 1960s, 1990s, Documentary, Music, TelevisionComments Off on Behind Closed Doors – Ray Manzarek

    We don’t really do obituaries here at VoEA as many others do it so much better than we ever could. However when we see a side to someone that others seem to have missed we like to flag it up and bring it to the attention of our good readers, so here goes....

  • Radio Student – Keeping it Reel Since 1969

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    Radio Student is a Slovenian Radio station, and is one of Europe’s oldest non commercial stations starting broadcasting in 1969. The station was started by the students of Ljubljana after a turbulent 1968 in which it was decided that the students needed...

  • Mod Trilogy – They Call Us Misfits Documentary

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    They Call Us Misfits or They Call Us Mods ( Dom kallar oss mods) is a 1968 Swedish documentary that was directed, produced and written by Stefan Jarl and Jan Lindqvist. This video is their first film in the Mods Trilogy series, the second film A Decent life...

  • Stay Sharpie – One Night in Adelaide

    • 5636 Views • 1960s, Documentary, Youth Culture1 Comment

    Evolutionary biologists have long been fascinated with the development of species on the Australian sub-continent and the way they have evolved without the effect of any external influences to create such unique creatures as kangaroos, wallabies and koala...

  • De La Soul – Three Feet High and Rising Press Kit Video

    • 6337 Views • 1980s, Documentary, Food, MusicComments Off on De La Soul – Three Feet High and Rising Press Kit Video

    Fancy watching a bit of rare hip-hop footage from way back in March 1989? Yeah? Good, then settle down and check out this Press Kit video, essentially a promotional piece, detailing the history and influences behind De La Soul’s seminal debut release 3...

  • Sixties British Pathe Short Films

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    Long before the days when we all had multiple TVs at home and way before the concept of 24 hour rolling news was even dreamt of, people would get their news updated from the radio, newspapers and if they wanted any visual content they would go and watch a...

  • New York: 1520 Sedgwick Avenue – Birthplace of Hip-Hop

    • 11335 Views • 1970s, Documentary, Music3 Comments

    As with a lot of new trends the beginning of hip-hop as we know it was more than likely an evolutionary journey rather than just one single event. It seems that in New York in the early 1970s a number of people were experimenting with little-known funk...

  • Sixto Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man

    • 36566 Views • 1970s, Documentary, Film, Music1 Comment

    Those of you familiar with the work of David Holmes may already be aware of Sixto Rodriguez and his blend of laid-back trippy Latin American acoustic folk but may not know the remarkable back-story to his career. For those of you not already familiar with the...

  • Footage of 1973 DJ Training Course in Switzerland

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    Here we have a short video clip that shows a report from Switzerland’s first DJ training course in 1973. We don’t have much information on this, however what we can tell you from our Google translation skills is that the course cost 520 Francs...