The Sound Presents Soundbreaking on Prime TV
The Sound is Proud to Present Soundbreaking on Prime TV
Music has been a constant in human history, but with the arrival of recording, music was forever transformed. Soundbreaking an eight-part event tv series, traces this on-going sonic revolution, and explores the nexus of cutting-edge technology and human artistry that has created the soundtrack of our lives.
Featuring more than 150 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.
From The Beatles’ ground-breaking use of multi-track technology to the synthesized stylings of Stevie Wonder, from disco-era drum machines to the modern art of sampling, the series highlights the dynamic tension between the artificial and the natural––between the man-made and the god-given.
Don’t miss Soundbreaking, Sundays 8.30pm from 9th April on Prime.
This Week - Episode Eight: I am My Music
The final episode, shifts the focus away from the creation of music to the experience of listening to it, and to the formats that have shaped and ultimately defined that experience. From vinyl discs to the cassette tape, the CD, and the MP3, each generation has had a piece of musical media to call its own––a way of listening that determines not only how and where we listen, but also the manner in which we collect, store, and share the music we love.
Frank Sinatra invents the concept album, the story of recording Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone” the longest single ever made, “The End” by the Beatles.