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Skrillex, Crystal Method, Mark Ronson, DJ Premier, Pretty Lights ... see more see more... , Nas , John Densmore , Ray Manzarek , Robby Krieger , Erykah Badu , Martha Reeves , LeAnn Rimes , Mos Def , Ralph Stanley , The Berklee Symphony Orchestra , Zigaboo Modeliste , The Funk Brothers , Trombone Shorty , The Dap-Kings , Skillrex , The Crystal Method

A catalyst for musical innovation, Re:Generation Music Project is a new documentary that examines music's past, present and future, while yielding five revolutionary collaborations in the process. Dir... read more read more...ected by award-winning documentarian, Amir Bar-Lev, the documentary follows five electronic DJs/producers as they re-imagine music collaborating with influential artists from each genre. In the film, The Crystal Method, DJ Premier, Pretty Lights, Mark Ronson, and Skrillex use technology to mix musical styles and generations for the creation of five original tracks that are nothing short of magical. Re:Generation Music Project will enjoy a unique nationwide, one-night only theatrical release in select cities and venues on Feb. 16, 2012. Encore screenings to be scheduled for Feb 23rd. -- (C) Official Site

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Unrated, 1 hr. 30 min.

Directed by: Amir Bar-Lev

Release Date: February 16, 2012

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  • fb659021832
    August 24, 2012
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    Just finished. This was kinda cool. Interesting watching artists of a specific genre creating music of another genre. Big fan of Mark Ronson but I really really like what Pretty Lights did for the country song Wayfaring stranger. And who knew rapping over classical-ish music cou... read moreld be so engrossing.
  • fb515252025
    February 16, 2012
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    No matter what words I type here, my opinion's going to seem somewhat biased. I've become an electronic enthusiast, but this film brings great appreciation to any genre of music and the hard work put into making great songs. As cheesy as it sounds, true magic was made in these 90... read more minutes of cinema.

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Tom Keogh
May 3, 2012
Tom Keogh, Seattle Times

A well-meaning but overreaching documentary that strains to make a Theory of Everything argument about power and powerlessness in America. Ultimately, it fails to convince about much of anything. Full Review

Neil Genzlinger
March 30, 2012
Neil Genzlinger, New York Times

The film includes a disappointing amount of the mutual-admiration fluff that show-business types traffic in; everyone thinks everyone else is great and blah blah blah. Full Review

Elizabeth Weitzman
March 29, 2012
Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily News

Music fans of all stripes should appreciate Amir Bar-Lev's entertaining documentary - and in fact, that's the very idea he's aiming for. Full Review

Mark Olsen
March 2, 2012
Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times

Pleasant but pointless, "Re:Generation Music Project" is a commercial in search of a product. Full Review

Dennis Harvey
February 17, 2012
Dennis Harvey, Variety

The process recorded by helmer Amir Bar-Lev holds attention with its peek at the widely ranging personalities, work methods and expertise demonstrated by musicians of different generations and varying... Full Review

Brandon Judell
October 31, 2012
Brandon Judell, indieWIRE

An astounding exploration of the corrupt media that has shaped today's society into a mindless behemoth that knows more about Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton than it does the C.E.O.s who have made gree... Full Review

Matt Pais
February 15, 2012
Matt Pais, RedEye

Recalls It Might Get Loud in capturing an experiment done for no reason other than to see what happens when creative minds smash together. Full Review

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