Music Icons feature in this brand new Doc dedicated to the glory of the Roland TR-808 drum machine. Watch the official trailer for 808 here. “The 808 kick provides a fresh ring, the sample harmonize as the high-hat sing, the beat has been heard rate it superb, listen by the please as the sound of the reverb.” The Roland TR-808 drum machine has been massively influential in the music industry amongst artists for years for revolutionizing the music of the 80s with its unique sound.
Directed by Alex Dunn, 808 is an ODE to this little machine and features appearances by an impressive list of musicians and industry cats such as Goldie, Diplo, Damon Albarn, Strafe, Felix Da Housecat, Rick Rubin, The Beastie Boys, Questlove, Pharrell, New Order, Afrika Bambaataa and so many more.
The Doc has done its rounds at festivals and will be available on Apple Music on the 9 December 2016.