Watch the Sound With Mark Ronson: Distortion
In the sixth episode of Watch the Sound With Mark Ronson on Apple TV+, Oscar- and Grammy-winning producer and artist Mark Ronson, Santigold, Dave Grohl, and others talk about the use of distortion in music, and its connection to artists who break the rules. “Distortion is the ugly truth. Distortion gave rock ’n’ roll music the full range of emotion,” explains Vernon Reid, guitar god and member of Living Colour, interviewed in the show. Check out the songs that break the rules and use distortion to make the artists’ emotions come to life through disrupted sound.