Soundbreaking

Premiered November 2016

The eight-part series explores the art of music recording, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the birth of brand new sounds. Featuring more than 160 original interviews with some of the most celebrated recording artists of all time, Soundbreaking explores the nexus of cutting-edge technology and human artistry that has created the soundtrack of our lives.

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About the Show

Music has been a constant in human history-- an intermingling of voices and instruments that, for all its local variation and increasing sophistication, nevertheless has endured in the same form for centuries. Then came recording, and music was forever transformed. Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting-Edge of Recorded Music is an eight-part event series that traces this musical revolution and explores the nexus of technology and artistry that has created the soundtrack of our lives.

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