Music documentary

Apple TV + announces new music documentary series hosted by Mark Ronson

Music fans and sound production aficionados will be excited about the new show.

Apple TV + has announced a brand new music documentary on its streaming service, Watch the sound with Mark Ronson, a six-part series hosted by the legendary producer and DJ.

Best known for his work with Amy Winehouse and more recently with Bruno Mars, the show will see Ronson examine the history of music production technology and how it changed music.

Paul McCartney, Questlove, King Princess, Dave Grohl, Adrock and Mike D of the Beastie Boys, Charli XCX are among the well-known artists who will be featured on the show, examining how these musicians have used technology to shape their sounds.

At the end of each episode, Ronson will also create a new song “using revolutionary technology and techniques including reverb, synth, autotun, drum machines, sampling and distortion.” The series will launch on Friday July 30.

Take a look at the trailer for Watch the sound with Mark Ronson below:

Irish Oscar nominated film Wolf walkers was a recent take on the relatively new streaming service owned by the phone and tech giant last year. The animated feature was also nominated for three awards at the upcoming IFTA Awards, including Best Film and Best Director.

Apple TV + launched in 2019, as the company looks to compete with Netflix and Amazon Prime for viewers of online streaming services.