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The Legendary Roland Drum Machine TR-808 has Come Back as the New TR-8!

The drum machine is an essential music composition device.  Especially when composing electronic music such as: Techno, Trance, House, Drum & Bass and Dubstep.  In these musical genera you can hear the distinctive TB-808 analog drum sounds.  The Roland company made this TR-808 device in early 80’s and many Hip Hop, Techno, House DJs and composers fell in love with this machine.  However, even though the TR-808 was popular, Roland stopped making the 808.  Since then, many musicians have been searching for second hand TR-808 machines through online shopping sites like E-bay. Although, due to it’s limited availability and it’s popularity the TR- 808 is a little pricy now.  Fortunately, you don’t need to search for this 808 machine anymore because Roland just released a new Drum machine!  The TR-8, which reproduces the same drum sounds as TR-808 and the TR-909!  Roland also released the TB-3 which is a reborn TB-303!

AIRA — The Evolution of the Roland TR-808 Rhythm Machine

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>> Roland AIRA Site

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