watch the free ‘Parallel Planes’ doc ft. mems of Minor Threat, Swans, The Locust & more
Parallel Planes, "a documentary essay about independence and music" by Nicole Wegner and featuring members of Minor Threat, Fugazi, Swans, The Locust, Xiu Xiu, Deerhoof, and more is now streaming in full online for free. The description reads:
A documentary essay about independence and music By Nicole Wegner, With: Michael Gira of Swans, Mick Barr of Orthrelm, Justin Pearson of The Locust + Swing Kids, Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat + Fugazi, Valentine Falcon of Get Hustle, Jamie Stewart of Xiu Xiu, Anna Barie of These Are Powers, Weasel Walter of Flying Luttenbachers, Jenny Hoyston of Erase Errata, Alap Momin of Dälek, Greg Saunier of Deerhoof, Otto von Schirach
Parallel Planes is a documentary film portraying 12 American musicians. It is a journey between genres, an essay on free thinking and an intimate look at how 12 critical players relate to the potential of music.
The Three One G label also adds that "the subject matter focuses on DIY, Punk, Noise, Art and very prominently: the courage of progression." If you haven't seen it yet, and you're looking for some good quarantine content, check it out below.
In related news, yesterday Nardwuar released a new, hour-long interview with Ian MacKaye.
In more related news, Justin Pearson has a new project with Dave Lombardo.