Daisy Jones & the Six is finally here and it’s filled with brilliant songs for your entertainment. Based on a book of the same name by Taylor Jenkins Reid it follows a fictional band as takes a wild ride through the world in the 1970s. Starring the always brilliant Riley Keough and Sam Claflin in the lead role the Prime Video series has everything you want in a series about music and musicians. So, if you liked the series here are some movies and shows you could watch for more music.
Almost Famous (Prime Video & The Roku Channel)
Synopsis: Director/Writer Cameron Crowe won an Oscar for this deeply personal and universally entertaining coming-of-age story, following a 15-year-old journalist on the road with an up-and-coming rock band in the early 1970s. ALMOST FAMOUS is the semi-autobiographical odyssey of 15-year-old William Miller (Patrick Fugit), whose writing talent and earnest passion for rock music earns him an assignment for Rolling Stone, interviewing and touring with Stillwater (Billy Crudup, Jason Lee). Penny Lane (Kate Hudson) is the young groupie who guides him through the wild world of rock heroes, all-night parties, and the most dangerous intensity of all—love.
Vinyl (HBO Max)
Synopsis: In 1970s New York, a jaded record exec (Bobby Cannavale) tries to resurrect his failing label and fractured personal life while keeping his finger on the pulse of the city’s new sound. Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger, Terence Winter and Rich Cohen produce.
A Star is Born (HBO Max)
Synopsis: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers—and falls in love with—struggling artist Ally (Lady Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.
That Thing You Do! (Hulu)
Synopsis: Rocketing to the top of the charts with their catchy pop single in 1964, local Pennsylvania band the “Oneders” become an overnight sensation… and try to stay a sensation, with the help of wily band manager Mr. White.
George & Tammy (Paramount+ & Showtime)
Synopsis: A limited series chronicling country music’s king and queen, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, whose wild and troubled love story inspired some of the most iconic music of all time.
Hustle & Flow (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: DJay is a Memphis hustler who spends most days in a parked Chevy philosophizing about life while Nola (Taryn Manning), turn tricks in the backseat. He’s not very good at pimping, but he can hustle almost anything or anyone and makes enough to keep himself and three girls satisfied and housed in his shotgun home. DJay however is in the midst of a midlife crisis; he quietly harbors dreams of becoming a respected rapper. When he learns from a local club owner, Arnel (Isaac Hayes), that rap mogul Skinny Black (Ludacris), is rolling through town, DJay decides to record his flow with the hopes of slipping his demo to Skinny. With little help from his friends and “family” DJay sets in motion the hustle of his life, and galvanizes the lives of those around him as they learn that “Everybody’s gotta have a dream.”
Vox Lux (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: In 1999, teenage Celeste (Raffey Cassidy) survives a violent tragedy. After singing at a memorial service, Celeste transforms into a burgeoning pop star with the help of her songwriter sister (Stacy Martin) and a talent manager (Jude Law). Celeste’s meteoric rise to fame and concurrent loss of innocence dovetails with a shattering terrorist attack on the nation, elevating the young powerhouse to a new kind of celebrity: American icon, secular deity, global superstar.
By 2017, adult Celeste (Natalie Portman) is mounting a comeback after a scandalous incident that derailed her career. Touring in support of her sixth album, a compendium of sci-fi anthems entitled “Vox Lux,” the indomitable, foul-mouthed pop savior must overcome her personal and familial struggles to navigate motherhood, madness and monolithic fame in the Age of Terror.
In Brady Corbet’s second feature, following his 2015 breakout debut The Childhood of a Leader—winner of the Best Director and Best Debut Film prizes at the Venice Film Festival —Celeste becomes a symbol of the cult of celebrity and the media machine in all its guts, grit and glory. Featuring original songs by Sia, an original score by Scott Walker, and a transcendent performance by Natalie Portman, personifying and pummeling the zeitgeist, Vox Luxis an origin story about the forces that shape us, as individuals, nations, and gods.