What is music? Renowned recording artists, actors and scholars grapple with the question in this inventive cinematic look at a uniquely human obsession. Featuring interviews with and commentary by musicians Isaac Brock (Modest Mouse), George Clinton (Parliment-Funkadelic), Wayne Coyne (The Flaming Lips), Kimya Dawson (Moldy Peaches), John Doe (X, The Knitters), John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Zia McCabe and Courtney Taylor-Taylor (The Dandy Warhols), Matt Sorum (Velvet Revolver), Andrew VanWyngarden (MGMT), Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney); and actors Fairuza Balk (The Craft), Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim (Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!), Juliette Lewis (Natural Born Killers), Bijou Phillips (Almost Famous), Jason Schwartzman (Rushmore), Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings), Charlyne Yi (Knocked Up); plus many others, THE HEART IS A DRUM MACHINE is an enlightening and entertaining documentary feature from the producers of Sunset Strip and Moog.
Topics: Elijah Wood, Jason Schwartzman, Juliette Lewis, MGMT, The Flaming Lips, Modest Mouse, Pop Culture, Rock Music, Music Documentary, Wayne Coyne, Tim Heidecker, Music