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Kill Your Idols is an American documentary film released in 2004. Director Scott A Crary delves into the world of the art punk and no wave movements in late 1970â€™s/early 1980â€™s New York City. No Wave came about as a response to the over commercialized â€œNew Waveâ€ sound. This new movement was not only about getting away from the mainstream, but also creating art without influence of previous musical styles. The film explores the processes and ideals of these true originals and looks at the present music scene to find influences of No Wave in the music of bands like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and A.R.E. Weapons. Featuring dozens of interviews from people who lived it: Arto Lindsay, Thurston Moore, Lydia Lunch, Lee Ranaldo, Glenn Branca, J.G. Thirwell, Martin Rev, etc. Plus, musicians of today who have been inspired by the movement such as Nick Zinner of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.