Take-Away Shows are a series of outstanding video sessions with bands like REM, Tom Jones and plenty of well-known indie stars, Satine, Beirut, Richard Swift. Don’t go jumping the gun on this treasure — this is personal documentary filmmaking with it’s own stylistic soulful simplicity.
Vincent Moon has single-handedly pulled off a coup de force with these cinema verite musical oddities. Each singer brings a distinctive personality following him/her/them into a natural and simple approach of playing in the streets and buildings of cities and towns around the world. The fruit market scene in Buenos Aires definitely tops this week’s line up. Thanks to my buddy Paul for his tip on this stuff! With over 100+ shorts in that vast archive, that’s plenty of material for us to enjoy.