Joe Makes A Delicious Espresso Between Sessions
â€�The film chronicles the rise, fall and resurrection of Joe Meek, Britain's first independent pop record producer.â€� Writes the director. â€œIt explores how Joe, due in equal measures to his pioneering DIY recording techniques, hit-making philosophy and a life full of social, psychological and sexual hardships, managed to leave an indelible stamp on the recording industry.â€�
â€œWeâ€™ve interviewed Joe's family, friends and colleagues and members of The Tornados and The Honeycombs.â€� he continues, â€œas well as Meek fans Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand), Keith Strickland (The B-52s), Huw Bunford (Super Furry Animals), and Edwyn Collins.â€�
The film will be screened by the NXNE Festival on Friday June 13 in the NFB cinema at 7:15.
The much anticipated film drama about Meek, 'The Telstar Man' is now imminent with latest reports citing work on the soundtrack which will feature a song by new pop darling Duffy.
We sat down with Rob to discuss the creative process and what lead him to using a modular