A chronological list of documentaries detailing the technology, people, institutions, and events that have defined the evolution of electronic music from Musique Concrète to EDM.
Concert videos, live shows, and feature length music videos have all been excluded in favor of films that look to inform on their subject rather than let you revel in them. There are a growing number of films like this becoming more easily available all the time. I've attempted to list everything in one place as a resource for nerds like myself.
Although I love a lot of the music featured here, I can't say the same for a lot of these documentaries. Obsessives and completionists will no doubt watch regardless, but for everyone else please check ratings and notes before you decide to watch.…
Streaming links included when available. Please let me know if they are dead.