Mark Ronson To Host Apple TV+ Docuseries ‘Watch The Sound…’
Apple TV+ have 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. Produced by the Academy Award-winning 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 30 July 2021, exclusively on Apple TV+.
Each episode 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 relationship with artistry and technology in candid conversations with music icons including Paul McCartney, Questlove, King Princess, Dave Grohl, Ad-Rock and Mike D from the Beastie Boys, Charli XCX, Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker, 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. “I’ve always been obsessed with how things sound. It’s the difference between a great song and an iconic recording,” Ronson says in the two-minute trailer.
The new docuseries will join Apple’s expanding offering of acclaimed, award-winning documentaries and docuseries focused on award-winning musicians, including the global hit Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry, the Grammy and five-time Emmy Award-nominated Beastie Boys Story, Bruce Springsteen’s Letter To You, and the recently announced Black & Blues: The Colourful Ballad of Louis Armstrong. Apple’s award-winning roster of documentaries also includes the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner Boys State, which also won two Critics Choice Documentary Awards and the SXSW Louis Black “Lone Star” Award, Dear… from filmmaker RJ Cutler and Emmy Award-nominated series Home.