KQED will be posting all the episodes for Soundbreaking: Stories From The Cutting Edge Of Recorded Music as they become available online. Viewers will be able to watch them here until Nov. 28
This episode of Soundbreaking focuses on the art of sampling and the musical revolution it created through hip hop and other musical forms. It also touches on the controversy created by the art of taking bits of sounds and using them for new works. Highlights include:
- The rise of hip hop in the Bronx
- Run-DMC and the first rap/rock single, “Walk this Way”, a collaboration with Aerosmith
- The rise of Public Enemy
Keep coming to Into The Mix for more episodes!