I’m usually in the photo pit, missing the show because I’m too busy taking pictures. When I’m done I turn around and there’s a sea of cellphone cameras doing the same thing. Why? Didn’t you come to see the show?
Anyway, that’s a small point here. The bigger point of this piece is how filmmakers have shaped rock and roll mythology, from Gimme Shelter to Woodstock to whatever your favorite concert movie is.
It’s a good one. Check it out: http://diffuser.fm/filming-the-concert-leave-it-to-the-pros/