One of Britian’s greatest musical exports is total nutter, but a genius at the same time, and he goes by the name of Mark E. Smith. Since 1976, he has been the leader of The FALL – members might come and go, but he stays the same. He has created
I remember seeing Kids when I saw a teenager, and thinking it was such a gnarly portrayal of being a reckless kid. I liked to drink and party and do shit my parents wouldn’t even want to dream about, but something about how Kids showed all that stuff made me
Pinched from Real Crime We’re used to serial killers being presented in a certain way. Their faces staring out at us from front pages and primetime news, accompanied by sensationalist headlines about their grisly crimes. At a certain point during Nick Broomfield’s most recent documentary, 2014’s Tales of the Grim Sleeper, we
Text pinched via Suba Culture In 1969 the BBC documentary series ‘Man Alive’ produced the programme ‘What’s the The Truth About Hells Angels & Skinheads’, an attempt to reveal genuine insight into these two youth cults. Both groups were instantly recognisable to the British public but for sure the man
New York in the 80’s was a weird and fucked up place, full of weirdos who gave the city its color! I was a little kid living on the west coast, but I would read the Village Voice weekly trying to see what was happening in the NYC art and punk
Why is a documentary about PIMP C on CVLT Nation? Because he is an underground Legend that has influenced so many people. To me, he came in the game on some independent, diy shit that I have respect for! RIP PIMP C!
This 1978 mini documentary about East L.A. is pretty sad in the sense that you see how the life is being passed down from generation to generation. It makes me wonder if the young kids in this film made it out of gang life. One important fact that is left out
So what makes DIME–The Dimestore Video so killer is that our two year old daughter Jasper is a fan! To quote her, she said “this video cooool daddy…my want to skateboard like that guy!” (sounds better when she says it because her voice is so cute) – plus she really
The New Breed Documentary chronicles a tape compilation released in 1989. This compilation featured some of the leading lights in the late 1980’s New York Hardcore scene such as Absolution, Life’s Blood, Raw Deal/Killing Time, Outburst and others. The documentary is centered around band members, fanzine editors, record label heads
Black Power was a part of Pop Culture during the late 60’s and 70’s, and so was Occult Power and Witch Power. Malcolm Leigh’s documentary Legend of the Witches was the strongest film made about this subject during that era. He took what he was creating very seriously, and you can see it while you are
This documentary takes a look at Los Angeles gangsters during the 70’s, before they became rich from 80’s crack craze! Watching this makes me wonder what became of these young people…were they allowed to achieve their dreams, or did they get caught up in the prison system? This visual is
We all know the story about the infamous insane aslyum “BEDLAM” aka Bethlem Royal Hospital. Here is your chance to see a documentary that sheds light on the horrors that were committed on it’s patients. After watching this, I felt like the real insane people were the ones who worked there!