For the last several years I've enjoyed the Sound Opinions podcast's take on alternative Christmas music. And now... there's a film about it:
Thanks to the Denver Film Society for showing it tonight. More on the film here.
I just returned from the viewing and it was phenomenal. The music is terrific as are the profiles of the people in the subculture who obsessively collect it.
Here are a few of the music highlights like Clarence Carter's "Back Door Santa":
Run DMC's "Christmas in Hollis":
"Close Your Mouth (It's Christmas) by The Free Design:
It might be showing at an arthouse cinema near you. If you're a music fan I highly recommend it.