Apple TV+ has purchased the rights to Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson, a six-part docuseries that dives into sound creation and revolutionary, groundbreaking technology used to shape music.
The project was conceived by Oscar-winning producer Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom) and is hosted by Mark Ronson, a widely celebrated DJ and Oscar, Golden Globe, and Grammy-winning artist and producer. Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson will premiere July 30, 2021 globally on Apple TV+.
The series adheres to an interesting structure as each episode of Watch the Sound follows Ronson as he tells the untold stories behind music creation and the lengths producers and creators are willing to go to find the perfect sound. Speaking with Ronson about music as the intersection of artistry and technology and how that has influenced their work are Paul McCartney, Questlove, King Princess, Dave Grohl, Adrock, and Mike D from the Beastie Boys, Charli XCX, and more.
SO FREAKING EXCITED I CAN FINALLY ANNOUNCE THIS LABOUR OF LOVE WE’VE BEEN WORKING ON FOR A LOOOOOONG TIME NOW…. FOR MUSOS, NERDS, AND JUST PLAIN FANS OF THE MUSIC…we’re going to break it all down ALONG WITH YOUR FAVES….CAN’T WAIT TO SHARE/ HAPPY DAYhttps://t.co/udBzIPebhh
— Mark Ronson (@MarkRonson) April 13, 2021
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, autotune, drum machines, sampling, and distortion. These exclusive looks into Ronson’s process are sure to appeal to both fans of the polymath and aspiring musicians alike.
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.
Ronson is known for his collaborations with such artists as Amy Winehouse, Adele, Lady Gaga, Lily Allen, Robbie Williams, Miley Cyrus and Bruno Mars. He has received seven Grammy Awards, including Producer of the Year for Winehouse’s album Back to Black and two for Record of the Year singles “Rehab” and “Uptown Funk.”
He received an Oscar, a Golden Globe Award, and a Grammy for co-writing the song “Shallow,” performed by Lady Gaga, who also co-wrote it, and Bradley Cooper.