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A 2013 {{Rockumentary}} by Music/{{Nirvana}}/Music/FooFighters member Music/DaveGrohl, celebrating the life and times of a dingy Southern California recording studio that produced a metric ton of groundbreaking rock albums (and yes, [[{{Music/Nevermind}} NEVERMIND]] was one of them). Its secret? The studio was acoustically superb, and the (then) state-of-the-art Neve mixing console made anything recorded in there sound even better. Basically, if was an ArenaRock band from the Seventies, a HairMetal band from the Eighties, or a {{Grunge}} band from the Nineties -- if their album topped the charts, chances are it was recorded at Sound City.

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A 2013 {{Rockumentary}} by Music/{{Nirvana}}/Music/FooFighters member Music/DaveGrohl, celebrating the life and times of a dingy Southern California recording studio that produced a metric ton of groundbreaking rock albums (and yes, [[{{Music/Nevermind}} NEVERMIND]] Music/{{Nevermind}} was one of them). Its secret? The studio was acoustically superb, and the (then) state-of-the-art Neve mixing console made anything recorded in there sound even better. Basically, if was an ArenaRock band from the Seventies, a HairMetal band from the Eighties, or a {{Grunge}} band from the Nineties -- if their album topped the charts, chances are it was recorded at Sound City.



** PrecisionFStrike: Butch Vig, while recording Music/StevieNicks, blurts out "''Fuck'' me, that girl can sing!" [[Music/{{Garbage}} And he should know something about female singers...]]


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* PrecisionFStrike: Butch Vig, while recording Music/StevieNicks, blurts out "''Fuck'' me, that girl can sing!" [[Music/{{Garbage}} And he should know something about female singers...]]


** PrecisionFStrike: Butch Vig, while recording StevieNicks, blurts out "''Fuck'' me, that girl can sing!" [[Music/{{Garbage}} And he should know something about female singers...]]

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** PrecisionFStrike: Butch Vig, while recording StevieNicks, Music/StevieNicks, blurts out "''Fuck'' me, that girl can sing!" [[Music/{{Garbage}} And he should know something about female singers...]]



* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: This may be the ''only'' time musicians as divergent as StevieNicks, [[Music/NineInchNails Trent Reznor]], Music/NeilYoung, Lee Ving from Music/{{Fear}}, Rick Springfield, and [[Music/PaulMcCartney Sir Paul McCartney]] -- to name just a few -- appear in the same film.

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* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: This may be the ''only'' time musicians as divergent as StevieNicks, Music/StevieNicks, [[Music/NineInchNails Trent Reznor]], Music/NeilYoung, Lee Ving from Music/{{Fear}}, Rick Springfield, and [[Music/PaulMcCartney Sir Paul McCartney]] -- to name just a few -- appear in the same film.



* SingerSongwriter: Lindsay Buckingham and StevieNicks were Sound City's in-house songwriters when Mick Fleetwood -- shopping for both a recording studio and a replacement for guitarist Bob Welch -- heard some of their demos. He ended up hiring both the studio and the songwriting team -- and history was made.

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* SingerSongwriter: Lindsay Buckingham and StevieNicks Music/StevieNicks were Sound City's in-house songwriters when Mick Fleetwood -- shopping for both a recording studio and a replacement for guitarist Bob Welch -- heard some of their demos. He ended up hiring both the studio and the songwriting team -- and history was made.


At the [[UsefulNotes/GrammyAward 2014 Grammy Awards]], the soundtrack album ("Sound City: Real to Reel") won awards for "Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media" and "Best Rock Song" (the PaulMcCartney[=/=]Music/{{Nirvana}} collaboration "Cut Me Some Slack").

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At the [[UsefulNotes/GrammyAward 2014 Grammy Awards]], the soundtrack album ("Sound City: Real to Reel") won awards for "Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media" and "Best Rock Song" (the PaulMcCartney[=/=]Music/{{Nirvana}} Music/PaulMcCartney[=/=]Music/{{Nirvana}} collaboration "Cut Me Some Slack").



* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: This may be the ''only'' time musicians as divergent as StevieNicks, [[Music/NineInchNails Trent Reznor]], Music/NeilYoung, Lee Ving from Music/{{Fear}}, Rick Springfield, and [[PaulMcCartney Sir Paul McCartney]] -- to name just a few -- appear in the same film.

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* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: This may be the ''only'' time musicians as divergent as StevieNicks, [[Music/NineInchNails Trent Reznor]], Music/NeilYoung, Lee Ving from Music/{{Fear}}, Rick Springfield, and [[PaulMcCartney [[Music/PaulMcCartney Sir Paul McCartney]] -- to name just a few -- appear in the same film.


* EarnYourHappyEnding: Sound City was doomed to be closed down (similar to The Hit studio in New York) due to the changing times, but Dave Grohl instead bought the place, keeping the legacy and the new era of Sound City to come.


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* EarnYourHappyEnding: Sound City was doomed to be closed down (similar to The Hit studio in New York) due to the changing times, but Dave Grohl instead bought the place, keeping the legacy and the new era of Sound City to come.

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* EarnYourHappyEnding: Sound City was doomed to be closed down (similar to The Hit studio in New York) due to the changing times, but Dave Grohl instead bought the place, keeping the legacy and the new era of Sound City to come.


* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: This may be the ''only'' time musicians as divergent as StevieNicks, [[NineInchNails Trent Reznor]], NeilYoung, Lee Ving from Music/{{Fear}}, Rick Springfield, and [[PaulMcCartney Sir Paul McCartney]] -- to name just a few -- appear in the same film.

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* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: This may be the ''only'' time musicians as divergent as StevieNicks, [[NineInchNails [[Music/NineInchNails Trent Reznor]], NeilYoung, Music/NeilYoung, Lee Ving from Music/{{Fear}}, Rick Springfield, and [[PaulMcCartney Sir Paul McCartney]] -- to name just a few -- appear in the same film.


At the [[GrammyAward 2014 Grammy Awards]], the soundtrack album ("Sound City: Real to Reel") won awards for "Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media" and "Best Rock Song" (the PaulMcCartney[=/=]Music/{{Nirvana}} collaboration "Cut Me Some Slack").

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At the [[GrammyAward [[UsefulNotes/GrammyAward 2014 Grammy Awards]], the soundtrack album ("Sound City: Real to Reel") won awards for "Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media" and "Best Rock Song" (the PaulMcCartney[=/=]Music/{{Nirvana}} collaboration "Cut Me Some Slack").


* AnalogVsDigital: If you believe NeilYoung, digital recording is the devil's own creation. And to provide balance, [[Music/NineInchNails Trent Reznor]] advocates digital techniques as an tool for musical invention, not a substitute for it.


Time (and the onslaught of [[AnalogVsDigital digital technology]]) eventually doomed Sound City to extinction, but Grohl wrote his own happy ending: he bought the console, installed it in his own studio, then invited many of the musicians he'd interviewed to come in and make new music.

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Time (and the onslaught of [[AnalogVsDigital [[UsefulNotes/AnalogVsDigital digital technology]]) eventually doomed Sound City to extinction, but Grohl wrote his own happy ending: he bought the console, installed it in his own studio, then invited many of the musicians he'd interviewed to come in and make new music.


* ClusterFBomb: It's fucking rock musicians. What did you fucking expect?

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* ClusterFBomb: It's fucking rock musicians. What did you fucking expect?


A 2013 {{Rockumentary}} by Music/{{Nirvana}}/Music/FooFighters member Music/DaveGrohl, celebrating the life and times of a dingy Southern California recording studio that produced a metric shit-ton of groundbreaking rock albums (and yes, [[{{Music/Nevermind}} NEVERMIND]] was one of them). Its secret? The studio was acoustically superb, and the (then) state-of-the-art Neve mixing console made anything recorded in there sound even better. Basically, if was an ArenaRock band from the Seventies, a HairMetal band from the Eighties, or a {{Grunge}} band from the Nineties -- if their album topped the charts, chances are it was recorded at Sound City.

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A 2013 {{Rockumentary}} by Music/{{Nirvana}}/Music/FooFighters member Music/DaveGrohl, celebrating the life and times of a dingy Southern California recording studio that produced a metric shit-ton ton of groundbreaking rock albums (and yes, [[{{Music/Nevermind}} NEVERMIND]] was one of them). Its secret? The studio was acoustically superb, and the (then) state-of-the-art Neve mixing console made anything recorded in there sound even better. Basically, if was an ArenaRock band from the Seventies, a HairMetal band from the Eighties, or a {{Grunge}} band from the Nineties -- if their album topped the charts, chances are it was recorded at Sound City.


** PrecisionFStrike: Butch Vig, while recording StevieNicks, blurted out "Fuck me, that girl can sing!" [[Music/{{Garbage}} And he should know something about female singers...]]

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** PrecisionFStrike: Butch Vig, while recording StevieNicks, blurted blurts out "Fuck "''Fuck'' me, that girl can sing!" [[Music/{{Garbage}} And he should know something about female singers...]]


* AllStarCast: Rock music variety.



* WritingByTheSeatOfYourPants: At least two of the third-act songs -- the Grohl/Reznor/[[QueensOfTheStoneAge Josh Homme]] song "Mantra," and [=McCartney=] with Nirvana's rhythm section ("Cut Me Some Slack") -- were constructed from in-studio jams.


* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: This may be the ''only'' time musicians as divergent as StevieNicks, [[NineInchNails Trent Reznor]], NeilYoung, Lee Ving from Fear, Rick Springfield, and [[PaulMcCartney Sir Paul McCartney]] -- to name just a few -- appear in the same film.

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* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: This may be the ''only'' time musicians as divergent as StevieNicks, [[NineInchNails Trent Reznor]], NeilYoung, Lee Ving from Fear, Music/{{Fear}}, Rick Springfield, and [[PaulMcCartney Sir Paul McCartney]] -- to name just a few -- appear in the same film.


* AnalogVsDigital: If you believe NeilYoung, digital recording is the devil's own creation.

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* AnalogVsDigital: If you believe NeilYoung, digital recording is the devil's own creation. And to provide balance, [[Music/NineInchNails Trent Reznor]] advocates digital techniques as an tool for musical invention, not a substitute for it.

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