New guerrilla music doc “Desolation Center”
This new documentary relates the untold story of a series of 1980s guerrilla punk and industrial desert happenings in Southern California that are now recognized as the inspiration for Burning Man, Lollapalooza, and Coachella. Includes interviews and rare performance footage of Sonic Youth, Minutemen, Meat Puppets, Redd Kross, Einstürzende Neubauten, Survival Research Laboratories, Savage Republic, Swans, et al. “Like some bizarre ritual at the end of the world.” –L.A. Weekly. Cleveland premiere. DCP. 93 min.