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An elite group of music documentaries, performance films, and vintage footage!


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Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2013. New Copy
Beautiful live work from this totally great Brazilian collective – a group who's large enough to win the Orquesta in their name, but who work together with a cohesiveness that's more in a small group mode! The vocals alone are totally great – sung in a shifting lineup that includes ... DVD
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Universal (Brazil), 2014. New Copy
Really lovely live work from Marisa Monte – an artist who's kept on making marvelous records over the years – even long after the initial wave of attention that brought her some global fame! This set's got Monte working in a mature mode that's almost in the territory of Gal Costa or ... DVD
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Studio Canal (Brazil), 2013. New Copy
A well-done documentary on the group Os Novos Baianos – one of the best underground ensembles to emerge in the post-Tropicalia years of Brazil, but one that we've always known very little about! This film corrects that lack, and serves up over an hour's worth of footage, interviews, and ... DVD
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PDP Productions, 2014. New Copy
The cover's a bit acid house, but the package is pure electric slide all the way through – with an introduction to the new "Happy Slide" on the Chicago scene – plus full instructions to doing the dance, and even a final performance of the slide in a group! DVD
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PDP Productions, 2003. New Copy
A great introduction to the Chicago Steppers scene – one that not only features interviews and footage from events in the scene, but also some instructional details as well! The package features material from a wide range of events, and interviews with a number of key figures on the scene ... DVD
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PDP Productions, 2006. New Copy
Chicago stepping taken to the next level – in this great follow up DVD to the first Chicago Steppers package! This one's actually a lot better done than the first one – better production values, better image quality, and an overall more classy level of presentation – all of which ... DVD
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Universal (Brazil), 2013. New Copy
One of the best albums we've heard from Milton Nascimento in years – and a really beautiful live performance that pays tribute to his 5 decades in music! The performance has a crisp, personal quality we don't always hear in Milton's studio work these days – and the band worked with ... DVD
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Universal (Brazil), 2013. New Copy
Caetano Veloso looks like a bit of an old geezer on the back cover of this live set – but damn if he isn't still one of the most exciting talents in the world, even alongside most of the contemporary generation too! The performance is a concert that's very much in the spirit of the studio ... DVD
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Chicago Steppers, 1999. New Copy DVD
Recent grooves, but often done with a richly classic feel – one that recalls the waning years of the Chicago Soul scene at the start of the 80s! The package is an effort from the re-activated Chi-Sound label – and it takes up where Carl Davis modern soul imprint left off – a ... DVD
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ESP, 2007. New Copy
A well-done documentary on "the music known as free jazz" – one that features interviews and performances from some key avant jazz figures of the 60s and 70s! The ESP association with the movie is no coincidence – as the film features interviews with old ESP stalwarts such as ... DVD
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Daptone, 2013. New Copy
A great documentary that tells the amazing tale of Charles Bradley – a singer who didn't peak until he hit his 60s – surviving life in the projects to emerge as one of the best soul vocalists in many years! We've loved Bradley's work for Daptone – and have raved about his records ... DVD
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Carta De Amor (DVD)
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2013. New Copy
Right from the start, Maria Bethania showed herself as an artist who could almost shine better in a live setting than a studio one – from her early records, to famous albums that helped define the sound of MPB, to recent gems like this one – which has the singer still very much at the ... DVD
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Sandman's Garden (DVD)
Dust To Digital, 2005. New Copy
A really beautiful look at Lonnie Holley – the Alabama-based singer/artist who's rose to great attention in recent years, thanks to his records and his compelling creations! The film follows Holley as he works on a few key assemblages – and offers up some of the deeper personal issues ... DVD
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Universal (Brazil), 2013. New Copy DVD
Amazing sounds from Gal Costa – a brilliant live album that follows strongly in the mode of her Recanto studio album! Like that set, this one features Gal in the most experimental style she's used in years – bits of electronics and contemporary underground modes layered in with her ... DVD
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PDP Productions, 2013. New Copy
A very detailed entry in the Chicago Steppers series of DVDs – which seems to get even more instructional with each new release! This one includes bits on "Wobble", "Superbad", "Go Head", "Biker Shuffle", "AV Jazzy", "Slo Lou", ... DVD
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PDP Productions, 2013. New Copy
Just when you thought it was safe to go back on the dancefloor, Chicago's cooked up a whole new set of slides – presented here by Vernita Smith and her lovely Velvet Dancers! The set follows in the same format of some of our other Chicago Steppers DVDs – a bit home-made in terms of ... DVD
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PDP Productions, 2008. New Copy
One of the most low-budget Steppers videos we've ever seen – but a DVD that promises to teach you three of the newly-emerging "slide" dances on the Chicago scene! The camera work isn't that fancy, and the dancers are all pretty casual – but when they get down to business, ... DVD
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Beat (Italy), Early 70s. New Copy
A special set of documentary material on the legendary Emanuelle film series from the 70s – filled with a wealth of information on the movies, the music, and the sexy lass herself! The DVD features four separate shorter pieces – one a documentary on director Joe D'Amto, another a ... DVD
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PDP Productions, 2011. New Copy
The Chicago steppers scene hits the junior crowd – and comes up with a host of simpler slides for younger dancers! The package is billed as being for kids, but actually works well for anyone who finds some of the more complicated steps too difficult (like us, if you've ever seen us on the ... DVD
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PDP Productions, 2008. New Copy DVD/CD
One of the most low-budget Steppers videos we've ever seen – but a DVD that promises to teach you three of the newly-emerging "slide" dances on the Chicago scene! The camera work isn't that fancy, and the dancers are all pretty casual – but when they get down to business, ... DVD
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Sambabook Martinho Da Vila (DVD)
Som Livre (Brazil), 2013. New Copy
The music of Martinho Da Vila – served up here with the help of a huge amount of contemporaries and admirers – including Joao Bosco, Joao Donato, Ana Costa, Elza Soares, Paulinho Da Viola, Paula Lima, Ne Matogrosso, Leci Brandao, Fernanda Abreu, and many others – plus some work by ... DVD
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Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2012. New Copy
An incredible live album from Chico Buarque – one that really grabs us right from the start, and holds us rapt in ways that go far beyond the boundaries of language! Chico's recent albums have all been pretty darn great, but there's really something special to this set – a perfect ... DVD
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Discobertas (Brazil), 1992. New Copy
The legendary Brazilian vocal group – caught live on the Ensaio TV program! The performance is from much later years in the Golden Boys' history – far from the time of their 60s hits – but the vocals are still wonderful, and captured here with an intimacy that really lives up to ... DVD
 
Updated September 01, 2014


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