BBC entité TR-808 comme "The Drum machine qui a changé la musique"

Hands up if you know which Drum Machine has had the biggest impact on music since its introduction... well, the Roland TR-808, undoubtedly wears that crown and BBC Radio 4 explore why.  
Today is the day that Roland's AIRA TR-8 has found its way into a music retail store near you. And coincidentally, today BBC Radio 4 have published a 5 minute programme charting the influence of the Roland TR-808 drum machine. Presenter Graham Massey (808 State) covers the special feel and personality inside the circuit board of this Roland classic.

The full programme can be found on the BBC site here:
(Please note there may be restrictions for non-UK users)

Can't get hold of the original Roland TR-808? Then you might be interested in the new TR-8.
Read our Roland TR-8 review here.
Find out more from Roland UK here.

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