Words: Dylan Murphy
It arrives with an accompanying soundtrack that features tracks from UNIIQU3, Kariz Marcel, Eze Jackson and more.
Over the weekend, a new documentary highlighting the Baltimore club music and dance scene arrived on Netflix. The hour-long documentary landed on the streaming giant after it was debuted at SXSW in 2020. Consisting of an original Baltimore club music soundtrack, music supervision came from Baltimore club pioneer Mighty Mark, whilst Rose DiFerdinando was an executive producer on the dilm.
Providing a snapshot of the environment in which birthed Baltimore club music through interviews with integral members of the scene whilst celebrating its unique culture through archive footage and dance clips.
The description for the new film says, “Dark City Beneath the Beat is a musical documentary reimagining the narrative of Baltimore, a city rising above social and economic turmoil to develop a vibrant and close-knit community for the arts through its homegrown sound, Baltimore club music”.
Produced by Insecure‘s Issa Rae and Deniese Davis it arrives with a soundtrack released through Rae’s record label Raedio.
Watch the trailer for Dark City Beneath The Beat below:
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