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Soundbreaking

Description

"Soundbreaking" is an eight-part documentary exploring the history of music recording. The series profiles accomplished artists, producers and music innovators, and features original interviews and clips. Studios and pioneering technology are tracked through time, revealing the evolution of recording. Episodes discuss how recordings became visual when MTV popularized music videos and how each generation had its own medium to play tracks, from vinyl to CD.

Upcoming Episodes

  • Going Electric

    The way in which electricity has been harnessed to create never-before-heard sounds. (60 minutes)

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    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    See our full program schedule.
  • Four on the Floor

    The progression of the beat from drum and bass to beatbox and beyond, including funk, disco and EDM. (60 minutes)

    ScheduleChannelAudioHD
    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    See our full program schedule.
  • The World Is Yours

    Sampling creates a new genre of music and sparks a musical revolution, making way for artists such as Public Enemy, Run DMC, the Beastie Boys and Beck. (60 minutes)

    ScheduleChannelAudioHD
    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    See our full program schedule.

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