May 5, 2009
Brendan Toller, graduate of Hampshire College, has created his 1st feature, the eclectic documentary I Need That Record! The Death (Or Possible Survival) Of The Independent Record Store, a documentary feature examining why over 3000 independent record stores have closed across the U.S. in the past decade.
I Need That Record! features interviews with folks including: Ian Mackaye of Dischord Records, activist/author Noam Chomsky, Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, Mike Watt, guitar composer Glenn Branca, Pat Carney of The Black Keys, Mike Dreese of Newbury Comics, and independent record store owners across the US.