Sound City Reviews

January 1, 2014
In Sound City, a raucous yet sweetly romantic documentary, dinosaurs do indeed rock the Earth again.
December 16, 2013
Dave Grohl's terrific new doc, Sound City, profiles the studio where some of the greatest music of the past four decades was born.
February 21, 2013
A joyous ode to a lost era of music making that will delight music buffs and those who appreciate a well-done documentary.
February 7, 2013
A cocky, affectionate and very musical documentary that may make its central point a few times too often.
February 2, 2013
In his directing debut, Dave Grohl shows the instincts of a real filmmaker. Sound City hits you like a shot in the heart.
February 1, 2013
Even if you don't know what [Grohl's] talking about when he says a room gives "great decay," or when somebody else extols "24-track sensibility," the passion of this project really pops right out of the groove.
February 1, 2013
If it doesn't break any ground as a documentary, it's a heartfelt testament to a place he considers among the most hallowed halls of rock.
January 31, 2013
High-spirited, emotional and funny, "Sound City" is, of all things, a mash note to a machine. Not just any machine, however, but one that helped change the face of rock 'n' roll.
January 31, 2013
A celebration of just how unbelievably awesome it is to make rock music for a living - not to mention being so successful at it that you can get your childhood heroes to come over and jam.
January 31, 2013
Grohl's aim is to explore the aura of a place, but what he winds up proving is that people make the magic.