Masters of Sound, the multi-channel brand dedicated to documenting the work of recording engineers and producers, today announced that radio personality Jim Ladd is joining their team to host a weekly television series currently under development.
The Masters of Sound television series will bring together recording engineers and producers, and the iconic pop and rock artists they worked with. They’ll tell the first-hand stories about what really happened in the studio as they created the musical soundtracks to our lives. Some for the first time together on film, some reunited for the first time in years, and with the insight and reflections that only time can provide. All brought to life with archival footage and recordings from those precious moments.
“Ask any of the great musicians out there and they’ll tell you that it never would have happened without the team of people who had the vision to help bring their gifts to the world, ” said Jim Ladd. “And recording engineers and producers, they’re some of the most crucial. Not only do they help capture the magic, but they also bring out new directions in artists and help them reach their true potential…and oh, the stories they can tell. One of the reasons why Masters of Sound is so appealing to me, is that it’s an untapped cultural goldmine and I’m excited to see what we’ll discover.”
About Jim Ladd
Jim Ladd has been a nighttime air personality in the greater Los Angeles market for over three decades (1972–2011), having championed free-form rock radio on KMET-FM, KLSX-FM, and KLOS-FM, but his reach has extended beyond Southern California.
Jim first went nationwide with Innerview, a 12 year running, weekly radio program that aired on over 160 radio stations, offering pieces with artists including John Lennon, U2, Joni Mitchell, Stevie Nicks, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, The Eagles and Led Zeppelin. He co-hosted concerts including The Who’s 25th anniversary of Tommy; Knebworth 1990, featuring Paul McCartney, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, Phil Collins, and Pink Floyd; and The Wall in Berlin, the largest theatrical rock event ever, with a 300,000 in-person audience, and over 1 billion people viewing on world-wide television.
Jim Ladd can be heard Mon-Thurs from 10 pm-2 am, and Sundays at 9 pm with a special show called Theme of Consciousness on 95.5 KLOS-FM, Los Angeles.
Visit MastersofSound.net to see a video of Jim Ladd introducing the show.