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Published on October 17th, 2014 | by Albert Art

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TRAILERS | MUSIC DOCUMENTARY 808 LOVE FOR THE DRUM MACHINE

808s and Heartbreak

The 808, you might have heard of it. It might sound like an area code to some, but for those music fans, Roland TR-808 it’s more than a number.

It’s been name-dropped from Kanye West to Madonna in the lyrics to their songs. The electronic drum machine has a long history in music industry. The thumping beat is like the beat of the human heart fuels the creative pulse of music makers.

A new documentary goes into the history of the popular piece of equipment, featuring interviews from legendary creators.

via Atlantic Records

“When I hear them 808 drums.” – Madonna

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