8 dance music documentaries you need to see | Soundspace

8 dance music documentaries you need to see

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With many online magazines now showcasing their own professional standard documentary films, as well as feature length productions such as PressPausePlay, we put together a list of our eight favourite films that we feel you can't afford to miss.

Offering an exclusive - behind the scenes - insight into the world of DJing, clubs and record labels, these eight features will ignite your appreciation for dance and film in no other way possible.

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2. Richie Hawtin – Pioneers Of Electronic Music (Slices Special)

Needing no introduction, Richie Hawtin is renowned as one of the worlds greatest techno exports. In this 70 minute Slices Special the camera follows the British born DJ from childhood in the UK, to his adolescent years in Canada and Detroit, right through to present day Berlin.

Featuring insights from names such as Richie’s parents, John Acquaviva, Derrick May and Magda the feature length documentary gives a raw look into the past and present of the Minus and Plus-8 founder.

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