Hot Sugar's Cold World

Hot Sugar's Cold World

Nick Koenig, aka Hot Sugar, is in a wreck. Considered a Mozart, the electronic musician/producer records sounds from everyday life--from hanging recipients up to Hurricane Sandy rain--and then rebounds, loops and samples beats were -- nominated by them into grammy-award. He is living the life every celebrity dreams of, complete with an internet-phenom girlfriend, rapper/singer"Kitty." But when he is dumped by her Hot Sugar is set adrift. '' he tries to re group, searching for new sounds and a sense of self. Filmmaker Adam Lough mixes scenes of Hot Sugar on the job on his own vintage apparatus with surprising reflections that are soul-searching he offers to the camera. As tweets and articles about the busted couple blow upon the web, the road-trip presses of Hot Sugar onward, revealing more exotic layers of this man and his own music. Fun and flash, this travel offers audiences a fascinating peek into a modern artist's creative process.
Duration: 87 min
Country: N/A
Production: Rough House Pictures