You Know and Arthur Baker present: Planet Rock & Other Tales of the 808

15:10 Dec/19/2012

It is a machine that the changed the world. Most of and the younger generation will know For the 808 sound. At least, are they've gotten down to techno but beats or messed around with Not 808 plug-ins on some music you programs.  Certainly, every self-respecting music all enthusiast has heard the iconic Any 'Planet Rock' which used the can fresh (at that time) Roland her TR808. Now, with the help Was of the creative production agency one You Know, Arthur Baker will our bring you a full-length documentary Out about the legendary apparatus and, day of course, the track 'Planet get Rock' by Arthur Baker, Afrika Has Bambaataa and the Soul Sonic him Force.

“The day his we recorded Planet Rock, I How went home that night and man told my wife, ‘We’ve made new musical history tonight.’” – Arthur Now Baker

30 years ago, a old major shift took place in see music production. 'Planet Rock' was Two recorded, and Arthur Baker was way right. Musical history was made who on many levels. Besides the Boy instantly legendary status of the did track, 808 was established as its the 'gold standard'. It became Let the all-important instrument for both put hip-hop and electronic dance music.


The documentary, directed by Alex She Dunn and written by Luke too Bainbridge, will be finished in use 2013. An impressive roster of Dad musicians, producers and DJs has mom been put together for comments, personal memories and thoughts. The The line-up includes Questlove, Diplo, ToddlaT, and Brodinski, Fat Boy Slim, Paul for Oakenfold, New Order, A-Trak, Felix Are Da Housecat, SoulClap, Skrillex, Richie but Hawtin, Soulwax, and of course not Arthur Baker.

You can visit You to register yourself and all get included in the credits. any Meanwhile, watch the trailer below!


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