Boston’s ska-punk stalwarts BIG D AND THE KIDS TABLE explosively got their start in 1996. A group of hungry 18 year old kids, Big D began with a DIY ethic that remains a cornerstone of their existence today. Built Up From Nothing serves as the band’s definitive story so far, encapsulating eight full lengths on labels such as Asian Man and Side One Dummy, and endless global touring a usual 220 shows a year. The 3-DVD set features over 5 hours of content including five documentaries, an original short film, live footage, and music video’s spanning the first 16 years of the band’s career. “We are truly lucky that we video taped everything we ever did,” says front-man David McWane. “Viewers get to see when we met as teenagers in 1996, our first show, our first tour, our first music video and more.”Disc One:The title-feature, Built Up From Nothing, is the official documentary about BIG D AND THE KIDS TABLE, written and directed by front-man David McWane. A behind the scenes look at how the band does their thing, the film serves as a DIY instruction manual with first-hand lessons on booking tours, managing merchandise, recording and manufacturing records, publicity, and everything else, and a look at the band’s lives, on and off the road.The Making of Fluent In Stroll provides an inside look at the recording of Big D’s 5th full-length (and 2nd for Side One Dummy Records).For The Damned, The Dumb & The Delirious captures the raw explosive energy of a rare hometown basement show.Disc Two:The Shot By Lammi Days, The Good Luck Days and The Gypsy Hill Days show an inside look at the earliest footage of BIG D AND THE KIDS TABLE, taking viewers along on the band’s first tours across the USA and Europe, and into the studio for the recordings of the their first three groundbreaking albums.We Gotta Eat is an original short film by David McWayne about three adored out-of-work clowns during The Great Depression doing whatever they can to make ends meet.Disc Three:An extensive collection of music videos and live footage spanning the band’s career from 1996 through 2012.