The movie Sound City is a documentary about the Sound City music studio. This recording studio is located in the San Fernando Valley. It is easy to miss Sound City since it blends in with warehouses in the area. The video shows many famous artists recording their songs. Artists featured include Fleetwood Mac Neil Young, Tom Petty, Metallica, and Nirvana. There are clips from when these artists were using the studio for their records.
This movie was directed by Dave Grohl from the band the Foo Fighters. There are also interviews with these artists and many others that are up and coming. This film includes the history of this recording studio and how it got to be so well known with so many musicians. Grohl also documents in this film how he is getting these artists together to record one of the best records of all time.