Witness Music’s ‘Re:Generation’

It's always an amazing thing to watch an artist create. That's kind of what Re:Generation Music Project, a documentary featuring DJ Premier, Skrillex, The Crystal Method, Pretty Lights and Mark Ronson, is all about. Produced by Hyundai in conjuction with Greenlight Media/Marketing and the GRAMMYs, Re:Generation pairs the DJs with genres that are unfamiliar to them and tasks them with creating original tracks. Not only do you get to see the creative processes behind each song from start to finish, you also get touching, candid moments -- like Motown legend Martha Reeves witnessing the first building she performed in being torn down in Detroit -- that connect you with the heart and history behind the genres that have been selected for the DJs. We've already heavily covered Ronson's contribution, the New Orleans jazz-inspired "A La Modeliste," but it's just as fascinating to watch each artists' offering to the project and the journey to the final recording and performance (Pretty Lights perhaps has it the roughest of the bunch). The documentary will be available for free viewing on Hulu as their "Documentary of the Month" for March and April. After that, it'll be available for viewing via their premium service through March 2014. Though that's quite a while, you might as well clear out some time in your day and watch the full movie below right now.

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