Apple TV+ announces 'Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson' docuseries

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What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ has announced Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson, a new six-part docuseries.
  • The series will premiere exclusively on Apple TV+ on July 30, 2021.

Mark Ronson, the famed artist and producer, is coming to Apple TV+ with a new docuseries about the technology that has shaped the music industry.

The company has announced that Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson, a new six-part documentary series, will premiere on Apple TV+ on July 30, 2021.

Apple TV+ today announced "Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson," a new six-part docuseries that will examine sound creation and the revolutionary technology that has shaped music as we know it. Hailing from Academy Award-winning producer Morgan Neville ("20 Feet from Stardom") and hosted by Mark Ronson, an internationally renowned DJ and Oscar, Golden Globe and seven-time Grammy award-winning artist and producer, "Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson" will make its global debut on Friday, July 30, 2021, exclusively on Apple TV+.

The series will pit Ronson on a quest to understand where the sound we hear in popular songs came from. The series will feature interviews with artists like Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, and Questlove.

Each episode of "Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson" will follow Ronson as he uncovers the untold stories behind music creation and the lengths producers and creators are willing to go to find the perfect sound. Ronson explores music's intersection with artistry and technology in candid conversations with music legends and icons including Paul McCartney, Questlove, King Princess, Dave Grohl, Ad-Rock and Mike D from the Beastie Boys, Charli XCX and more, where he discovers the ways in which these unique tools have influenced their work.At the end of each episode, Ronson will create and unveil a unique piece of original music using groundbreaking technology and techniques including reverb, synth, auto-tune, drum machines, sampling and distortion. "Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson" is produced by Tremolo Productions with Ronson, Neville, Mark Monroe, Jason Zeldes and Kim Rozenfeld serving as executive producers.

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Apple TV+ had a busy day today. The company also announced Black & Blues: The Colorful Ballad of Louis Armstrong, a new documentary about the music legend that will be told through his own words.

Joe Wituschek

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