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1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
Artists and producers highlight the history of the recording studio in Van Nuys, Calif., and discuss the impact of music in the age of technology.

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Director: David Grohl

Genres: Documentary

Sound City (2013)

Release Date: February 1st, 2013|1 hr. 48 min.

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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The film’s genius is the way it applies the lessons of Sound City to any job. “The human element,” says Grohl, “that’s what makes the magic.” In his directing debut, Grohl shows the instincts of a real filmmaker. Sound City hits you like a shot in the heart. show more

  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    Sound City is Grohl's first effort at filmmaking, and if it doesn't break any ground as a documentary, it's a heartfelt testament to a place he considers among the most hallowed halls of rock. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Grohl has a longstanding reputation as one of the nicest guys in rock. So it should come as no surprise that this may be the most positive music documentary you'll ever see. show more

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