In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater.
Rob is a music junkie who spends his days at his record shop with his employees, Dick and Barry. After his girlfriend, Laura, walks out on him he looks at his failed relationships which finds him being dragged, kicking and screaming, into adulthood.
Charlie faces the shut down of the shoe factory that his family has owned and run for generations. Just when he feels that all is lost, he has a chance encounter with Lola, a flamboyant cabaret star. Lola's desire for stylish boots for herself and her colleagues provides a glimmer of hope.
Sebastian and Mia are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.
Hundreds of extras are trapped in a huge stage where they pretend with hysterical joy that they are celebrating a party that will be broadcast on television on New Year's Eve. But more than a week later, the clash between several staff members threatens to prolong indefinitely such a maddening nightmare.
A Dublin busker, also a vacuum cleaner-repairman, meets a Big Issue-selling Czech girl, also a pianist. They start writing songs together, hoping to lay down a demo CD. But will their music prove to be the food of love?
With the recession hitting people hard in Dublin during the 80s, Conor is moved from his private school to a tough inner-city alternative. As he tries to adjust to a new way of life, he decides to start his own band.
In 1988, a groundbreaking new group revolutionises music and pop culture, changing and influencing hip-hop forever. N.W.A's first studio album, "Straight Outta Compton," stirs controversy with its brutally honest depiction of life in Southern Los Angeles.
Klara and her best friend Bobo are 13-year-old rebels looking for a cause. Despite having no instruments - or discernible musical talent - the two put all their energy into forming an all-girl punk band, recruiting their shy, classical guitar-playing schoolmate Hedvig as the third wheel.