The current boom in music documentaries is expected to continue with a new player emerging in space.
Sony Music Entertainment is supporting The Coda Collection, which will feature a host of musical documentaries and concert films.
Founders include Yoko Ono and John Lennon’s estate, Janie Hendrix of Experience Hendrix, veteran entertainment lawyer Jonas Herbsman, John McDermott, who edited a series of Hendrix papers. It is headed by CEO Jim Spinello.
The service will launch in the United States on February 18 via Amazon Prime Video Channels with a global rollout slated for later this year. It will cost $ 4.99 per month.
The Coda collection will be launched with 150 titles including Music, money, madness… Jimi Hendrix in Maui, The Rolling Stones On The Air, Johnny Cash in San Quentin, Miranda Lambert: Revolution Live By Candlelight, Bob Dylan’s Trouble No More, an upcoming documentary on Dave Grohl and performances by Jane’s Addiction, Stone Temple Pilots and Dead & Company.
Content partners include Rhino Entertainment, Concord Music, Mercury Studios, Reelin ‘In The Years Productions, and Creem Magazine.
“What is lost in the current swarm of streaming services and search engines is the deep connection that is fueled by the stories that surround all of the songs and artists we love. The Coda collection is designed to bring all the stories between songs to life for artists and fans, ”Spinello said.
Yoko Ono added, “John Lennon has always been at the forefront of music and culture. The Coda collection will be a new way for fans to connect on a deeper level. “