Start dropping the beats with this online version of the Roland-TR-808
This online version of the Roland-TR-808 will keep you busy for hours!
If you’re unfamiliar with the term, the 808 is a drum machine that was commonly used throughout the music industry back in the early 80’s. Most commonly in hip hop music, however, it was widely adopted through all genres of music. You can even hear hints of the 808 in Marvin Gaye’s Sexual Healing, as Roberto Baldwin of the Next Web points out.
Now it’s your time to shine. See what kind of drum patters you can come up with in this online version of the 808. You can construct different patterns and even record what you just created.
It’s essentially like stepping back into the 80’s. Just don’t forget to leave your Adidas track suit at the door.