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Today we honor the classic TR-808!! How we all love you…

About the TR-808 Rhythm Composer

Unleashed upon an unsuspecting world in the 1980s, the Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer was one of the first programmable drum machines produced and has become one of the most influential drum sounds in modern music. The 808 has appeared on thousands of dance tracks over the course of three decades and has been used on more hit records than any other drum machine. The TR-808 has become iconic in the music industry because of its famous analog sounds. From rap to house to all styles of electronic music, the TR-808 has left an indelible mark on the art and culture of music.

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