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Best Ten Concert Films Since 2000

on July 18, 2012, 12:02am
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 Best Ten Concert Films Since 2000

Let’s face it, it’s an impossible task for any concert film made in the 21st century to live up to the golden standard set by The Last Waltz and Stop Making Sense decades ago. If you read any best-of list for concert films, one of those two is bound to be in the top spot. They’re both so ingrained as all-time classics that they’ll be topping lists 50 years from now.

However, recent years have provided music lovers plenty of reasons to keep watching, and with the premiere of LCD Soundsystem’s highly anticipated Shut Up and Play the Hits this week, it would appear that the concert film format is back in the spotlight. In light of its release, Consequence of Sound explored some of the more modern classics and put together a list of their favorite concert films post-2000.

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Izzy LaBranch
June 30, 2013 at 8:03 pm

Play the hits – LCD soundsystem?

Casey
July 19, 2012 at 11:11 am

Finally, some MMJ love!

Nikki (@Chica_Nikita)
August 9, 2014 at 12:10 pm

That’s what I’m talking about!!

KG
July 19, 2012 at 10:32 am

Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense!

Amm
July 18, 2012 at 4:02 pm

Look At What The Light Did Now………Feist

Matt M
July 18, 2012 at 2:32 pm

How on earth are Radiohead Meeting People is Easy and Phish Bittersweet Motel not on this list.

Matt M
July 18, 2012 at 2:36 pm

Ok MPIE was 98, still the lack of Bittersweet Motel is unacceptable.

Keon Shadowfire Croucher
July 18, 2012 at 1:43 pm

Where the hell is Iron Maiden Rock in Rio. Should totally have made this list!!!!

DUH
July 18, 2012 at 12:51 pm

pj20

Andy Tabelz
July 18, 2012 at 12:10 am

the last scene of Under Great White Northern Lights is easily one of the few moments in any kind of movie where I can really feel a ton of emotion. It’s watching a band crumble and fall apart.

Kyle Williams
July 18, 2012 at 1:45 pm

got a clip of this at all?

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