Here’s a cool video of Grandmaster Flash explaining his invention of using 2 turntables to “loop” the beat. A history lesson of hiphop/rap music for geeks.
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A year ago I made the documentary Oostende Healing about Marvin Gaye’s Midnight Love album which he recorded in Belgium (close to where I live, the Netherlands). What makes the album so special is that he used a Roland TR-808 throughout the whole album for the first time. The Roland TR-808 is now considered a classic but at the time Roland […]
I recreated the famous drumbeat using html5drummachine.com and programming 2 patterns on it. Free, no install need, HTML5, will work on your smartphone as well, super cool.