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 is all about the impact of MTV and the music video. It also discusses how Michael Jackson and his record label had to fight to have their videos and other videos by black artists aired on the cable channel. Highlights include:
- The artists who embraced video in the pre-MTV era: David Bowie, the Beatles, Blondie, Devo
- The artists who made MTV what it was: Jackson, Madonna, the Eurythmics
- The Unplugged era, Nirvana’s memorable taping
Keep coming to Into The Mix for more episodes!