The Smart Studios Story

SXSW Music Documentary Reflections: The Smart Studios Story, I Am The Blues and Sidemen: A Long Road to Glory

April 5, 2016

Today we look at three brilliant music documentaries that screened at SXSW last month as part of their phenomenal 24 Beats Per Second music focused program:... Continue Reading

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SXSW Interview: Director Wendy Schneider talks about bringing Butch Vig and Steve Marker’s studio to the screen in The Smart Studios Story

March 21, 2016

Over some 30 years, Smart Studios, founded by Garbage members Butch Vig and Steve Marker, helped changed the landscape of music. Six years after it closed, director Wendy Schneider has brought the story of the studio to the big screen with her film The Smart Studios Story. At its premiere at SXSW, Larry talked to Wendy  about her film and the journey that’s taken the music documentary to this year’s festival in Texas.... Continue Reading

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SXSW Interview: Butch Vig reflects on his former studio and its new documentary The Smart Studios Story

March 20, 2016

Over some 30 years, Smart Studios, founded by Garbage members Butch Vig and Steve Marker, helped changed the landscape of music. Six years after it closed, director Wendy Schneider has brought the story of the studio to the big screen with her film The Smart Studios Story. At its premiere at SXSW, Larry talked to producer Butch Vig about the documentary.... Continue Reading

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Director Wendy Schneider on her Music Documentary The Smart Studios Story ahead of its SXSW premiere

March 9, 2016

In the new documentary The Smart Studios Story, making its world premiere next week at SXSW in Austin Texas, Director Wendy Schneider takes a look back at the legacy of the legendary Madison, Wisconsin recording studio founded by Butch Vig and Steve Marker: Smart Studios. We caught up with Wendy ahead of the premiere to find out more about the film, her relationship with the studio,  the modern music industry and more. Read on:... Continue Reading

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