Busted Circuits and Ringing Ears

Busted Circuits and Ringing Ears

Streaming Video - 2017
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This film spans the entire career of TAD, featuring archival live footage, interviews, music videos, and lost footage, as well as new footage and interviews with the band members and Krist Novoselic (Nirvana), Mark Arm (Mudhoney), Kim Thayil (Soundgarden), Chad Channing (Nirvana), and many others. "TAD took the idea of playing LIVE very seriously; it was a life or death matter. This film not only stands as testimony to that claim, but it's also a cinematic document of the world's HEAVIEST band EVER (as Bruce Pavitt so incisively puts it) bodily stretching that assertion beyond any previously known limitations. Better than a tattoo, it's an open scar that roars, a broken alarm bell ringing from the lost event horizon of a long-dead star, one we could never see--that is, until this film clipped it back onto the light box of the silver screen, where it can be deciphered and viewed anew. This documentary telescopes the musical pathology of TAD down into the image of an electrocardiograph recording the minor-mode melody of a final infarct, a demented soundtrack that is neither tame nor de-clawed. It was never meant to be. Dare to feel it, and, like me, risk bleeding internally." - Kurt Danielson, Halloween 2007
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] :, Kanopy Streaming,, 2017
MVD Entertainment Group,, 2007
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (90 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound

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