Red Bull Music Academy are collaborating with the Brooklyn-based production company m ss ng p eces to produce a series of short films that capture fresh and iconic music stories and characters. First, they have focused on DFA, the iconic NYC record label.
This 13-minute documentary, ‘Too Old To Be New, Too New To Be Classic’, provides a glimpse into the history of the label and a celebration of music and creativity. It explores the landscape of ’00s dance music and the personalities of DFA’s employees.
The video features label manager Jonathan Galkin, the jam-packed studios of Gavin Russom and Matt Thornley, and James Murphy being… James Murphy. Narrated by Marc Maron, it features music and appearances by LCD Soundsystem, The Rapture, Holy Ghost!, The Juan MacLean, Shit Robot, Sinkane, YACHT and many more.
Red Bull will also host a 12th anniversary party on May 25th in Brooklyn, with performances by DFA artists. You can check out the documentary below: