Roland 808

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Watch the Trailer for the Drum Machine Documentary ‘808’

The Beastie Boys once declared “Nothing sounds quite like an 808.” And apparently, many agree.

10/15/2014

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Watch Kanye West & Rick Rubin’s Acceptance Video for Tribeca 808s Award

Tomorrow at the Tribeca Film Festival’s Disruptive Innovation Awards, Kanye West and Rick Rubin will be given the Roland 808s award for their use of the 808 drum machine in hip-hop– and for an acceptance speech, the duo stars in a video that will be shown at the ceremony and hit the internet today (April 24).

04/24/2014