In the news: This Beat Goes On and Rise Up salute 70s & 80s pop

thisbeatgoeson-poster.jpgFrom Bill Brioux of the Canadian Press:

  • Two docs, one sweet musical ride
    ” Two new documentaries exploring the Canadian music scene in the 1970s and ’80s sound like they could be a bad trip in a hippie van, packed with a mullet band and a punk hitchhiker. But chill, dude. Nicholas Jennings takes viewers on one sweet, tune-filled ride with This Beat Goes On and Rise Up, two two-part docs that add up to a fun, four-hour salute to Canadian pop music.” Read more.