Season 1

Featuring in-depth and often irreverent interviews with the world’s best-known music photographers, musicians, gallerists, music journalists and social commentators, Icon: Music Through the Lens is an eye-opening, six-part, thrill ride through the amazing world of music photography.

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Icon: Music Through the Lens

On Camera

Meet some of music photography's greatest names as we define what makes an iconic image.

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On Camera

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On the Road

Early trailblazers paint a vivid picture of life on the tour bus and in the photo pit.

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On the Road

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On the Record

Hear from photographers responsible for some of the world's most iconic album covers.

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On the Record

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On the Cover

Music magazines played a pivotal role in elevating music photography to iconic status.

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On the Cover

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On the Wall

Take an in-depth look at the relationship between art and commerce.

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On the Wall

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On the Net

Where does music photography sit in the contemporary, popular culture landscape?

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On the Net