Scottish band Mogwai's film Burning will be streamed live tomorrow on web sites via Ustream at 3:00 PM eastern time. This is a one time chance to watch Burning before the theater and DVD release later this year. Check out Mogwai's web site for a list of sites that will be previewing the video.
Mogwai have announced a number of screening dates for their movie Burning. The film originally debuted at the Copenhagen Documentary festival late last year, and shows Mogwai in stark black and white footage, playing the explosive style of performance that Mogwai is known for. The footage was taken from a residency at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg in April 2009. Check out a video from the movie with the song "I'm Jim Morrison, I'm Dead."
The screenings are in August and September in various cities around North America.
Burning was directed by Vincent Moon and Nathanael Le Scouarnac of La Blogotheque (Take-Away Shows), and features the live album Special Moves in conjunction with the film.
Mogwai will release a Burning DVD on August 24th. It will also be available on CD and limited deluxe triple vinyl box set. The live recording and DVD will be released through Mogwai's own Rock Action label. The album art was created by Aidan Moffat, formerly of Arab Strap.
The band is giving away a free MP3 of the track "2 Rights Make 1 Wrong" from the live CD, plus you can hear the live version of Batcat on their MySpace. There's also a new free download of the song "New Paths to Helicon Pt. 1."
08-24 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
08-24 - Vancouver, BC - Pacific Cinematheque
08-25 - Seattle, WA - JBL Theater
08-26 - Lawrence, KS - Liberty Hall
08-28 - Long Beach, CA - Art Theatre of Long Beach
08-28 - Cambridge, MA - Brattle Theatre
09-02 - Pontiac, MI - The Crofoot
09-04 - San Francisco - Roxie Theater
09-10 - Portland, OR - Bagdad Theater
09-12 - Los Angeles - Echoplex
09-14 - Toronto, ON - The Drake Underground (2 showings)
09-23 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater