David Guetta Releases "Nothing But the Beat" Documentary as a Free iTunes Podcast
Wed, 28 Mar 2012 10:41:03
And the beat goes on!
Superstar DJ and producer David Guetta's Nothing But the Beat documentary, which was produced by Coca Cola's Burn Energy Drink in conjunction with his own label What a Music, is available as a free iTunes podcast today through April 2, marking the biggest global campaign iTunes has done for an artist and first of its kind with a brand.
Free and beat-driven, courtesy of David Guetta? Oh hell yes. Sign us up.
Nothing But the Beat is a full-length documentary-style film chronicling David Guetta's life, career and meteoric rise from underground house DJ to global superstar. The movie tells the inspirational story of the rise of EDM through the eyes of David Guetta and his friends; their impact on electronic music is ready to ignite music fans the world over. By fusing house and electronic beats with hip hop and R&B, Guetta has catapulted house music from clubs to stadiums worldwide, ultimately taking it to the top of the music charts. The release takes place just days after Guetta's headline appearance at Miami's Ultra Music Festival, one of the world's premiere Dance Music events.
Guetta says, "What's happened to Dance music recently is unbelievable. I've been a DJ for 20 years and "Nothing But The Beat" tells a part of the story through my eyes. But not just mine; my peers, those DJs who inspired me and my collaborators too. It shows how far we have all come and I hope will inspire all those new DJs, producers, and everyone to follow their passion. I wanted to give something back to those who have supported me and show people new to the scene and sound some of our history. I hope you enjoy—this FREE download on iTunes globally is for YOU."
The film features interviews with and insights from dance music legends Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim, Laurent Garnier, David Morales, and Pete Tong. The most exciting new blood, Avicii and Afrojack plus some of today's most acclaimed artists who have worked with David including will.i.am, Kelly Rowland, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, Taio Cruz and Usher. The movie also tracks the role David Guetta played in bringing together European electronic culture and US urban music; which changed the sound of radio in America. At the same time, the EDM scene in the US has exploded and NBTB shows how David has been pivotal as a DJ, playing events like Electric Daisy Carnival for many years. A peek into the journey, David shares the ups, downs, struggles and victories as he introduces beats and bassline sounds to new audiences and the next generation.
In addition, David Guetta releases on iTunes Nothing But the Beat – The Electronic Album in its entirety in the US. The album features 10 futuristic, electronic, instrumental tracks that illustrate why Guetta is the world's No. 1 beat-meister, showcasing the underground dance culture in which his roots lay. One of the tracks, "Sunshine" which Guetta produced with Avicii was a 2011 GRAMMY® nominee for Best Dance Recording. Another standout track "The Alphabeat" is currently being used in a Renault campaign and Guetta will release a video for the track soon. The electronic tracks were previously split between a physical and digital deluxe version of Guetta's acclaimed fifth studio album Nothing But the Beat. This is the first time that fans in the US can get all ten tracks on one album.
1. The Alphabeat
4. Little Bad Girl (Instrumental Edit)
5. Metro Music
6. Toy Story
7. The Future
Are you going to check out Nothing But the Beat?
Download on iTunes. It's free.