Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World


The agency led the publicity for hugely successful theatrical and VOD releases of the Sundance winner Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World. The agency secured tremendous national and international press attention including feature coverage by The New York Times and NPR.

“A master class in the mixing of cultures… Sharing the same spirit of “20 Feet From Stardom” and “Searching for Sugar Man.”

This revelatory documentary brings to light the profound and overlooked influence of Indigenous people on popular music in North America. Focusing on music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Taboo (The Black Eyed Peas), Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Jesse Ed Davis, Robbie Robertson, and Randy Castillo, RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World shows how these pioneering Native American musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives.

Winner of a Special Jury Award for Masterful Storytelling at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and the Audience Award and Best Canadian Documentary at Hot Docs, RUMBLE features interviews withmusicians, historians, and experts including: Buddy Guy, Steven Van Zandt, Tony Bennett, Taj Mahal, Martin Scorsese, Stevie Salas, Quincy Jones, John Trudell, Steven Tyler, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Monk Boudreaux, George Clinton, Jackson Browne, Joy Harjo, Iggy Pop, Wayne Kramer (MC5), Marky Ramone (The Ramones), Pura Fe Crescioni (Ulali), Robert Trujillo (Metallica), Slash (Guns ‘N’ Roses), Rhiannon Giddens (Carolina Chocolate Drops), Pat Vegas (Redbone), Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys), and Taylor Hawkins (The Foo Fighters).

Notable Press Clips

The New York Times: An Encore for the Native Americans Who Shook Up Rock ’n’ Roll

National Public Radio: Weekend Edition: Music Interviews: ‘Rumble’ Celebrates Rock ‘N’ Roll’s Native American Roots

The New York Times: Review: ‘Rumble’ Gives Due to Unheralded Native American Pop Musicians

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