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Roland TR-808 Championed by 808 State's Graham Massey on the BBC
On the show, Graham says, "It's the sound palette of this machine that made it a cut above the other drum machines." You can listen to the full clip on the Radio 4 website .
The TR-808 has influenced genres varying from Soul to Hip Hop to House and Electro.
Massey named his band after the iconic piece of kit, and the 808 has had songs written that namecheck the drum machine, over three decades after it was first released.
Take a look at the new Roland AIRA range. As well as the new TR-8 Rhythm Performer, an evolved version of the TR-808 and TR-909 combined featuring Analog Circuit Behaviour technology, the AIRA series features the TB-3 Touch Bassline, VT-3 Voice Transformer for robotic and synth voices, and the SYSTEM-1 PLUG-OUT Synthesizer.
By Alice Thomson
Posted on 21 Mar 2014 12:24 to category : Instruments News
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