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Alex DiVincenzo 01/27/12 06:28 AM

Re:Generation Hits Theaters in February
Amir Bar-Lev's Re:Generation will open in select theaters across the country on February 16. The documentary follows five DJs/producers - Mark Ronson, DJ Premier, The Crystal Method, Pretty Lights and Skrillex - as they re-imagine music collaborating with influential artists. You can download the soundtrack for free here and see if the movie is playing near you here. Hit the replies for more details.

Alex DiVincenzo 01/27/12 06:28 AM

Press ReleaseA catalyst for musical innovation, RE:GENERATION MUSIC PROJECT is a new documentary, produced in association with the GRAMMYs® and presented by Hyundai Veloster, that examines music’s past, present and future, while yielding five revolutionary collaborations in the process. It can be seen in over 170 theatres across the country for a one-night engagement on Thursday, February 16, with encore screenings in select venues to occur Thursday, February 23.

In addition, the RE:GENERATION soundtrack album featuring the songs created by the remarkable DJ/producers featured in the film—Mark Ronson, DJ Premier, The Crystal Method, Pretty Lights and Skrillex—along with brand new remixes by Zedd, Apathy, Bonobo and Static Revenger is now available as a free download at www.regenerationmusicproject.com/music.

Directed by award-winning documentarian Amir Bar-Lev (The Tillman Story, My Kid Could Paint That), RE:GENERATION follows these five DJs/producers as they re-imagine music collaborating with influential artists from rock, R&B, classical, country and jazz genres including: NAS, Members of The Doors, Erykah Badu, Mos Def, Martha Reeves, LeAnn Rimes, Dr. Ralph Stanley, The Berklee Symphony Orchestra, Zigaboo Modeliste, The Funk Brothers, Trobone Shorty and Members of The Dap Kings. They use their talent and technology to mix musical styles and generations for the creation of five original tracks that are nothing short of magical.

All the songs created in the film have been made available via YouTube, garnering attention from the likes of Entertainment Weekly, USA Today and RollingStone.com. Now, they can be obtained digitally as a free download along with special remixes: “Breakn’ A Sweat,” created by five-time Grammy nominee (including “Best New Artist”) Skrillex and Members of the Doors, has been remixed by Zedd; Ninja Tune artist Bonobo lends his talents to Mark Ronson’s “A La Modeliste”; Apathy, who has collaborated with DJ Premier in the past for “Stop What Ya Doin,” remixes “Regeneration”; The Crystal Method’s “I’m Not Leaving” featuring Martha Reeves and The Funk Brothers gets a new treatment from Motor City native Static Revenger; and Pretty Lights remixes his own “Wayfaring Stranger” with an updated twist highlighting LeAnn Rimes’ original vocal.

providence36 01/27/12 08:04 AM

[insert angry skrillex haters]

AShannon04 01/27/12 08:39 AM


circletheworld 01/27/12 08:40 AM

i kinda want to see this. cool concept.

iseejosh 01/27/12 09:08 AM

amazing plot for a documentary. even though im not the biggest fan of dance/house or whatever music. i would love to see how the interaction happens with classic artists and new artists.

The Revisionist 01/27/12 09:33 AM



iseeumonkey 01/27/12 09:42 AM

Skrillex is the Nickelback of EDM.