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Music has been a constant in human history, an intermingling of voice and instrument that for all its local variation and increasing sophistication nevertheless endured in more or less the same form for centuries. Then came recording––and music was forever transformed. Soundbreaking, an eight-part event television series, traces this ongoing sonic revolution, and explores the nexus of cutting-edge technology and human artistry that has created the soundtrack of our lives. Featuring more than 160 original interviews with some of the most celebrated recording artists, producers, and music industry pioneers of all time, Soundbreaking charts a century's worth of innovation and experimentation, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the birth of brand new sounds.
The Human Instrument: Exploring the ingredients that go into a perfect vocal track. Paul Epworth and Mark Ronson discuss recording with Adele and Amy Winehouse.
How music is continuously redefined by technology. Featuring interviews with Roger Daltrey, Brian Eno and Donna Summer.
The Recording Artist: This fascinating series traces the history of music recording and begins with a look at the great producers, from George Martin to Rick Rubin.
How music consumption has evolved from vinyl to MP3. Featuring thoughts from Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, Mark Knopfler and Suzanne Vega.
Examining the evolution of multi-track recording and reproduction of sounds, with contributions from Elton John, Annie Lennox and Paul McCartney.
Charting the progression of the beat in music, featuring contributions from musical luminaries Nile Rodgers, Carlos Santana, and Robin and Barry Gibb.
A fascinating look at the origins of sampling. Chuck D, Moby, Neneh Cherry and Debbie Harry all share their thoughts on the art of the mix.
Tracking the music video from MTV to the internet. Billy Idol, Dave Stewart, Eric Clapton and Tom Petty discuss how a marketing tool became a new medium.
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