Friday, January 2, 2009

New Year, Classic Sound of the TR-808


Wishing everyone love, light and discovery in the coming new year. Many thanks and big respect for all the good souls stopping by to visit, share and connect with the Psiplex blog. And so this is 2009, a perfect time to wish you all true happiness, true joy and peace in uncovering the path to your true self and your true purpose.

Wanted to share a sound clip based on the '
' post. This audio clip is a short sample of the venerable Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer. One of the
best discoveries on this musical journey was the distinct sound of the
in making beats in the studio and and gigging. The impact the
has had on the music industry is nothing short of amazing. Just to reacquaint yourself, click the play button to hear a short audio clip of the 808 sound. There are some added instruments, but you can hear the 808 beat and its pervasive sound that has been with us for nearly 30 years still a staple and still in demand. That boomin' 808 kick and unmistakable snare, tom, conga and hats are pure 808 goodness. From the 80's to Kanye and all points in between and through, the 808 has its place in music history.

Here is a

There is more in the 2009 W00t series to come. Next up will be a Hardware Synth Gear (Wish I had one of those!) feature and a Woot! feature on drum machines and workstations along with software DAW programs.

Hard to believe Psiplex is coming up on the first anniversary of the blog (begun February, 2008) to share ways to stay creative in complexity and it has been fun! Thank you all for making space in your schedules to drop by and participate.

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