Desolation Center

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  • Genre(s): Documentary
  • Release year: 2018
  • Running time: 94 min
Desolation Center is the untold story of a series of early '80s guerrilla music and art performance happenings in Southern California that paved the way for Burning Man, Lollapalooza, and Coachella... Collective experiences that have become key elements... read more
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Desolation Center is the untold story of a series of early '80s guerrilla music and art performance happenings in Southern California that paved the way for Burning Man, Lollapalooza, and Coachella... Collective experiences that have become key elements of popular culture in the 21st century. This documentary features interviews and rare performance footage of Sonic Youth, Minutemen, Meat Puppets, Swans, Redd Kross, Einstürzende Neubauten, Survival Research Laboratories, Savage Republic and more, capturing a time when pushing the boundaries of music, art, and performance felt almost like an unspoken obligation.

Original Release

01/01/2018

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Cast

Directors

Stuart Swezey

Cast

Anthony Ausgang Himself
Joe Baiza Himself
Bob Bert Himself
D. Boon Himself (archive footage)
Jack Brewer Himself
Lisa Derrick Herself
Janet Housden Herself
Stephen A. Housden Himself
George Hurley Himself
Cris Kirkwood Himself
Curt Kirkwood Himself
Mario Lalli Himself
Bruce Licher Himself
David Markey Himself (as Dave Markey)
Jeffrey McDonald Himself
Steve McDonald Himself
Thurston Moore Himself
Carmel Moran Herself (as Carmel Conlin)
Mark Pauline Himself
Lee Ranaldo Himself

Producers

Editors

Tyler Hubby

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