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SXSW Review: Swedish House Mafia Documentary 'Leave The World Behind'

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • March 12, 2014 9:20 PM
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Leave The World Behind
The electronic dance movement is now. Between French electronic outfit Daft Punk winning the Album of the Year Grammy while dressed as ice cream-colored robots, the Internet-dominating Beyonce surprise release, and earlier this week the release of a new album by 26-year-old dance music maven (and "Spring Breakers" composer) Skrillex — the 124-beats-per-second revolution is very much ongoing. And one of the acts that exemplified this new cultural movement – from their catchy, super dance-y singles to their blistering live show – was Swedish House Mafia.

SXSW Exclusive: Swedish House Mafia Raves In Clip From Documentary 'Leave The World Behind'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 10, 2014 11:05 AM
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Leave The World Behind
Swedish House Mafia might be one of the biggest acts in the world you don't know about. And though they're going away, the progressive house group are leaving behind one final treat for fans, the documentary "Leave The World Behind." Director Christian Larson goes behind-the-scenes of the group's final tour, as they decide to call it quits, at what is arguably the peak of their careers. And for the filmmaker, it was very important to present as a full a picture as possible of what went down.

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