Returning for season two are executive producers Glen Zipper and Sean Stuart, along with writer and co-executive producer Mark Monroe. Just check his body of work for confirmation. Chronicling the exploits of legendary music artists, Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus returns for an all-new season that focuses for the first time on funk-music greats including James Brown, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Rick James and others. Stuart Executive Producer Production Glen Zipper Executive Producer Production Mark Monroe Co-Executive Producer Production Mike Judge Executive Producer Sound John Frizzell Original Music Composer. Season two is all about the evolution of funk, and it is as good as ever.
Please do one on Gary Stewart, as you'll get a great episode out of some of his stories I'm sure. The show is better for it. Who the hell can put all that together and still make it fun? To address the two former reviews, both of which I agree with: Yes, Mike Judge is a genius. Tales from the Tour Bus is back for another crazy ride. Featuring animated interviews with former bandmates, friends and other erstwhile associates, who share uncensored anecdotes about these artists, brought to life with animated reenactments and woven together with live-action archival performance footage and photos.
. He can work outside of it with ease, but that is where his magic happens most often. Thank you to all involved, I and my friends and family and their friends are thoroughly entertained! Regardless of the genre, it is the story telling method of artistry and oral story telling that oddly makes you feel like you are there in the moment! The art of storytelling is alive, all you have to do is watch. The first hand accounts of the behind-the-scenes antics will have you fascinated, riveted to your screen and often laughing your butt off. The series features animated interviews with former bandmates, friends and other erstwhile associates, who share uncensored anecdotes about these artists, brought to life with animated reenactments and woven together with live-action archival performance footage and photos. I instantly queued up the rest of the episodes.
I love that the episodes are 30 minutes and no censorship. Cinemax is yet to announce the renewal of Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus for Season 3 as well as its cancelation. Regardless of the genre, I need this show to continue in it's march! Good on so many levels. The show is currently in its 2nd season. I tried the first episode on a whim, having little idea what I'd be watching and then ended up binging the next five episodes.
On October 4, 2018, it was reported that the second season would premiere on November 2, 2018. Interview subjects are presented in and their anecdotes in a contrasting style, interspersed with performance footage and news footage. The show was created by , Richard Mullins, and Dub Cornett. Mike Judge Presents: Tales From the Tour Bus chronicles the stories of some of music's most legendary artists. I had to get all caught up and the thing of it was that season one was all about country music, which is way, way down on my music preference list, but the episodes were riveting. The series is animated because that's Judge's metier. Big up yourself Mike Judge.
I am not a huge fan of country music but I more than enjoyed that first season, watched it twice, and even added a couple songs to my Spotify playlist! Very tentatively, I came one episode shy of the first season, but it was much better than I could have imagined. This all combines into a show that is never boring. Such a great job of animated cartoons with actual performance footage mixed in. It seems like an unnecessary, separating layer that distances the viewer from the speaker, detracts from the intimacy, I guess. I suppose that in the end though, they're stories about extraordinary, yet ordinary and flawed people, without the spotlights, fanfare and glitter.
The eight-episode batch utilized interviews with former bandmates, friends and associates to recount wild adventures involving Johnny Paycheck, , and ,. No problem for the Beavis and Butthead generation, except that at 44, I'd heard some of the songs, but had never heard some of these names behind them. Written by Mark Monroe and Mike Judge; directed by Mike Judge. I literally pay and would pay more just to watch this show! Mike Judge knows how to make a good show. The animation really brings these stories to life in a way that watching an interview alone never could. Its the stories, combined with top-notch story-telling.
Judge and Cornett executive produce, Bob Engelman co-executive produces, and Mullins produces. The first season was country music. Sign up to track down the show's status and its release date. I really hope there are 10 more seasons covering all the greatest country music singers. Even a shot at a comeback, when M.
Hence 9 stars instead of 10. A love letter to musicians and all their wild, crazy and sometimes downright bizarre antics, Tales from the Tour Bus continues to serve as an entertaining and enlightening look into a lesser-known side of music history, for music buffs and casual fans alike. I don't leave reviews, but I would be at fault if I didn't take a moment to share how excited I am about this show. While the first season of the show spotlighted country musicians, the new season focuses on funk music greats, including George Clinton, Rick James, James Brown and Bootsy Collins. Will you check out season two? Hilarious and offbeat, the series features animated interviews with former bandmates, friends and other erstwhile associates, each of whom share uncensored anecdotes brought to life by animated reenactments, and woven together with live-action archival performance footage and behind-the-scenes photos. I am a music enthusiast and am surrounded by family and friends of the same cloth. Thanks to Cinemax, Judge, and everyone else involved.
It is narrated by Mike Judge and presents anecdotes of star performers as told by their families, bandmates, and close associates. The animation might be necessary for the reenacted scenes, but wish they could just show the storytellers without it. The retelling of them lays their humanity bare and you can be belly laughing in one moment and getting dust out of your eye in the next. Joining the series creative team are Mark Monroe as a co-executive producer and Nelson George as a consulting producer. I have told every single one of them and even had a dinner so I could introduce this show to others. On the website , the series holds a 100% approval rating with an average rating of 8.