Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell

“Wild Combination” (2008) is director Matt Wolf’s visually absorbing portrait of the seminal avant-garde composer, singer-songwriter, cellist, and disco producer Arthur Russell. Before his untimely death from AIDS in 1992, Arthur prolifically created music that spanned both pop and the…

CERRONE: Drummer Who Influenced DJs and Rap Artists

A short documentary from Pitchfork about a legendary drummer from Europe named Cerrone who was inspired by a Jimi Hendrix concert in Paris. Cerrone invented sampling, pioneered disco beats and he’s credited with inventing tribal house music.

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