Film and TV

Ten great albums recorded at Sound City Studios, the focus of Sound City

Dave Grohl is a busy guy. The Foo Fighters frontman is a member of multiple supergroups, played alongside Paul McCartney at the 12/12/12 Sandy Relief Concert, will be the keynote speaker at South by Southwest this March, and just made his directing debut with Sound City, a documentary tracing the history of one of the most important -- and practically hidden -- recording studios in the country, Sound City Studios.

For Sound City, he gathered such artists as Stevie Nicks, Neil Young, Tom Petty, Trent Reznor, Rick Springfield and many more to talk about their experiences recording in the studio, with its legendary Neve sound console -- and to record a new album in the studio. The film premiered at Sundance Film Festival last week, and will be playing for one night only at the Mayan Theatre at 7 pm. Thursday, January 31. In advance of that showing, here are of ten great albums that were recorded at Sound City.

See also: - Best Local Music Documentary - Neon Savant and the Silent Trajectory - Caribou Ranch documentary in the works - Spoke In Wordz drops the title track from the Around the World and Back documentary

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Nathalia Vélez
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