If you're a fan of the Yardbirds' landmark work from the '60s, you just might love this album. It features rerecordings of eight of their heyday hits (including "For Your Love," "Shapes of Things," and "Over Under Sideways Down"), seven tradesman-like new numbers, slick production, and stellar guest guitarists, including one-time Yardbird axeman Jeff Beck on "My Blind Life."
The story behind the unlikely love story of a multi-millionaire (Hugh Grant) and an activist lawyer (Sandra Bullock) comes to life through this disc's explanatory extras. In addition to commentary from director/writer Marc Lawrence, Bullock, and Grant; cast and crew bios; and a theatrical trailer, viewers can get deeper into the film with a behind-the-scenes documentary.
A teacher's influence on his students may seem a tame theme for a film, but the "making of" documentary accompanying this Kevin Kline vehicle shows how many ramifications the teacher/student relationship has in today's society.
Although he doesn't run the British label Different Drummer, DJ/producer Richard Dorfmeister (of the acclaimed Austrian duo Kruder & Dorfmeister) has been a good friend to the imprint for many years, supplying remixes and those all-important turntable rotations of Different Drummer tracks at clubs worldwide.
2001 - Top Jimmy, an influential, hard-rocking bluesman on the L.A. club scene in the 1980s, dies of liver failure. He is 46. James "Top Jimmy" Paul Konceck found his greatest fame in a Van Halen song named after him.
If you want to catch all of the behind-the-scenes action on the set of this Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks film, this two-disc set will be just the ticket. A detailed documentary begins as the cast and crew kick off the first day of the shoot, and it goes on to explore the creation of the script, the set designs, and the costumes.
Few rock acts enjoy as mythic a reputation as the Clash. And when just about every soul lucky enough to see the group live remarks, "They were the best band I ever saw, no one before or after ever compared," it gets pretty easy to understand why.