MC5 Kick Out The Jams Available on DVD in July

Music News | Apr 29th, 2005

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Oaks, PA- Music Video Distributors and Book Beat are pleased to announce the home viewing release of the MC5 – Kick Out the Jams for worldwide distribution on DVD.

To be sure, Detroit’s MC5 were some bad mofos. With their hard edged take on psychedelic radical politics and personal liberation, the Five’s cultural vibrations were so profound they’re still being felt today.

Conceptual artist and Destroy All Monsters co-founder Cary Loren has assembled rare film of the band shot by Leni Sinclair into a swirling psychedelic art piece. This film features much never-before-seen footage of the MC5 during the peak of the band’s creativity, with audio performances selected to complement the visuals. The result is an exploding kaleidoscopic mind-trip filled with sparkling surrealism that cuts to the heart of the musical-mystical-political-chemical nexus of the MC5 experience (which Norma Mailer referred to as the “electro-mechanical climax of the age”).

Tracklist:

Ramblin Rose

Kick Out the Jams

Black to Comm

I Want You Right Now

Rocket Reducer No. 62

(Rama Lama Fa Fa Fa)

Come Together

Starship

Motor City Is Burning

Shakin’ Street

Looking At You

Bonus Features: John Sinclair Interview – Live at Crazy Jim’s 11/19/03

DVD

Item# DR-4448

UPC# 022891444893

Street Date 7/12/2005

Prebook cut off 6/7/05

Running time 35 minutes

Audio: 5.1

Retail 14.95