Warp X Set To Release All Tomorrow’s Parties Documentary September 23rd

Featuring Belle and Sebastian, Portishead, Sonic Youth, Animal Collective, and More!

Jun 16, 2009 Bookmark and Share


If that Warp Records box set wasn't enough, the label's sister company Warp X has something else to offer music fans. The independent Sheffield film production company is preparing for the release of their fourth film, the DIY concert documentary entitled All Tomorrow's Parties. All Tomorrow's Parties puts a lens on the cult music festival of the same name on September 23rd. The "DIY concert film" features performances from some of the avant-garde festival's best artists, including Animal CollectiveBattlesBelle and SebastianThe BoredomsThe GossipGrindermanGrizzly BearIggy and the StoogesDaniel JohnstonMogwaiPatti SmithPortisheadSlintSonic Youth, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The main goal of the project will be to showcase the highly independent and communal atmosphere of the musical event by the sea. 

The film is a bricolaged audio-visual experiment, made from Super8, camcorder and mobile phone footage. Over two hundred filmmakers, ATP concertgoers, and musicians contributed to the film but director Jonathan Caouette (Tarnation) and cinematographer Vincent Moon (The Take Away Shows, Arcade Fire) do much of the heavy lifting. Around the time of All Tomorrow's Parties DVD release there will also several one night only viewing events, following the festival and theatrical dates over the summer, ATP will be available to buy on DVD and as a digital download, direct from the site below on September 21st. Warp Films. Here's the film's trailer to hold you over.

 

For more information about All Tomorrow's Parties-related news go to www.ourtrueintentisallforyourdelight.com. Warp's also rockin' Myspace and Facebook.



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