Watch 'Soundbreaking' Episode 8: I Am My Music

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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

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On the last episode Soundbreaking, the focus shifts from recording music to the range of musical formats. From the long-playing record to the mp3, the medium had just as much of an impact as the music itself. Highlights include:

  • Frank Sinatra invents the concept album with In the Wee Small Hours
  • Miles Davis and Marvin Gaye use the long-playing record for new kinds of expression
  • The Grateful Dead and the rise of the bootleg cassette tape

Go to Into The Mix to watch all the episodes episodes!