Music’s myriad subgenres and biggest starss have inspired some of the best documentaries ever made. Here are the ones you need to see.
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‘The Public Image Is Rotten’ celebrates PiL’s 40-year career and suggests they’ve made an even more lasting musical impression than Lydon’s Sex Pistols.
Whoever gets card 1 of 1300 will also win 2 free tickets and a meet and greet with PiL's legendary frontman on his upcoming Q&A tour of the UK,
Hailed as the “real rock’n’roll future”, PiL’s ‘Metal Box’ was an unapologetically challenging album with experimentation at its heart.
Album packaging has evolved over six decades. Excellent artwork still matters, and the future promises many advances for digital music and new media.
Titles by artists including PiL, Arctic Monkeys, The Specials, T-Rex and Coldplay will also be going under the hammer.
The revealing PiL documentary, ‘The Public Image Is Rotten’, offers a fascinating look at one of rock’s most uncompromising bands.
Respecting old and new, the setlist integrated crowd-pleasers with well-chosen cult favourites for long-term fans.
Lydon is set to portray Meat Sweats, a "power hungry mutant pig" in the new series.
Directed by Tabbert Fiiller, the doc premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in New York and then had its European premiere at London’s Raindance Festival.
Among a plethora of rarities are B-sides, Rarities and Radio Sessions, 12” Mixes, Unreleased Mixes and Tracks and a Live concert from New York Ritz in July 1989.
The new film, by director Tabbert Fiiller includes extensive interviews with John Lydon, former and current band members, and luminaries such as Thurston Moore and The Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock.