Made in Sheffield (2004 Documentary)
The best post-punk music in Europe was electronic music and the best electronic music came from Sheffield, England. MADE IN SHEFFIELD documents the rise of the influential post-punk movement that emerged from Sheffield in the late 70’s, defined by the electronic pop of The Human League, Cabaret Voltaire, Heaven 17 and ABC. Their dream was to destroy rock music. The result was the creation of some of the most influential sounds in music. Rare archive footage, music & exclusive interviews with the famous, almost famous & not famous at all pull you directly into the Sheffield scene complete with fanzines, nightclubs, weird bands, record labels and all the ambition and creativity that made that time so special. Loaded with endearing moments & humor, the film captures the essence of the seldom portrayed aftermath of Punk & the spirit of the early 80’s British New Wave movement.