Music fans will be excited to hear of the forthcoming career-spanning documentary about Radio Birdman.

Descent into the Maelstrom features interviews with all surviving members of the band, rare archival footage, and — as the bio cheekily claims — “It’s already been called the greatest Australian music documentary ever made.”

“Descent into the Maelstrom isn’t just the story of Radio Birdman”, director Jonathan J. Sequeira says of the film. “It’s the story of a scene, a movement, in Australia, started by the band. It’s about doing your music, and your art without compromise, when everyone tries to shut you down.

“Radio Birdman inspired the outsiders in Australian society to do their own thing. Like the band, the film is a completely independent production – the band’s take no-prisoners attitude fed into the making of it. The intensity of the music and the individuals is still there, coming off the screen, and it insists that you too settle for nothing less than the best.”

Sounds good to us. No release date has been set yet, but fans can visit the official site for updates on screenings.

 

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