I just discovered this on Google Video. If you type in "Public Domain" in the video.google search engine, it will bring up entire movies from the 20's and onwards including a few old Bones Brigade skate vids and most notably "Nosferatu"
Clicky Click Click!
Also, Archive.org has a plethora of bootlegs anywhere from Do Make Say Think to Trail of Dead, which are all available for your free downloading pleasure! So, be a music nerd and start searching you nerds!
NERD OUT! MUSICALLY SPEAKING OF COURSE.
And if you are wondering about the " Bands you must hear" thing, don't you worry, its making a comeback in a huge way, tomorrow.