On episode 157 we recap the 2014 documentary Jaco currently streaming on Hulu. Jaco, the doc, is about the brief, brilliant and brutal musical career of the legendary electric bass player Jaco Pastorius a self-taught musician who changed the course of modern music.
Today Paco and George recap the new Showtime documentary The Go Go’s . Notably the first all-femme band to write their own songs, play their own instruments, and snag a #1 US album. Directed by Allison Ellwood, this straightforward music documentary looks at the LA group’s rise, reign and breakup, along with youthful ambition, firings, drugs, rehab, money squabbles, breakup, and inevitable reunions.
Invite your band mates over, grab some 40’s, order a pizza and take notes! Sup Doc has assembled 5 of the best Rock N’ Roll documentaries to binge watch. Oh, and maybe invite your drummer too? We know he can be a pain but he does own the van!
On today’s episode of Sup Doc podcast we spoke with the Director of I AM SAM KINISON, Adrian Buitenhuis. We learn about his start in documentary filmmaking, and why the legacy of Sam Kinison is worth revisiting decades after his cultural peak and his untimely death.