Echo in the Canyon
2019 | Andrew Slater | USA | English | 88 min |PG-13
Echo In The Canyon celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. It was a moment (1965 to 1967) when bands came to LA to emulate The Beatles and Laurel Canyon emerged as a hotbed of creativity and collaboration for a new generation of musicians who would soon put an indelible stamp on the history of American popular music.
“A richly evocative and entertainingly anecdotal overview of the 1960s Laurel Canyon music scene and its influence on contemporary artists.” –Joe Leydon, Variety
“It’s the kind of music doc that makes you want to download about 50 songs — although you already should have most of them on your playlist.” –Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times