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Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music
November 14-23 at 10:00pm
SOUNDBREAKING combines unprecedented access to some of the most celebrated music artists, producers and innovators with rare archival studio footage and an extensive musical soundtrack, to deliver a wide-ranging series on the art of music recording.
Monday, November 14 – The Recording Artist
Artist Explore the role of the record producer through profiles of some of music’s greatest producers.
Tuesday, November 15 – Painting with Sound
Learn how the recording studio itself became an instrument, transforming popular music.
Wednesday, November 16 – The Human Instrument
Celebrate the art and science of recording the human voice, the soul of a song.
Thursday, November 17 – Going Electric
Explore how the amplification and electrification of instruments transformed the sound of music.
Friday November 18 – Four on the Floor
Chart the progression of the beat from drum and bass to beatbox and beyond ––from funk to disco to EDM.
Monday, November 21 – The World is Yours
Take a look at the art of sampling and the musical revolution it inspired.
Tuesday, November 22 – Sound and Vision
Trace the rise of the music video, and how it changed the way we experience music.
Wednesday, November 23 – I Am My Music
Discover how distribution formats, from the LP to MP3s, have shaped our experience of music.