Roland Releases New Compact Version Of The TR-808 Drum Machine


[youtube id=”O5qVbJeranI”] Roland has released a compact version of its legendary TR-808 drum machine simply called the TR-08. The newer machine has all the same sounds as the old one with the addition of a built-in speaker and an option for substeps which allows more detail into programming the beat. The TR-08 is part of Roland’s Boutique line of instruments that are modeled on their classic machines but modernized for the contemporary producer. Watch The Egyptian Lover, Jimmy Jam, Jazzy Jeff, Marley Marl, Juan Atkins, Shy Boogs and Principleasure talk about the TR-08.