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Old 25th April 2019
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Originally Posted by e-are View Post
Everything that can be done to the 808 has been done already. The demand has driven the price through the roof. I think it was 1987 when I bought 1 and I think I paid $400 or $500 for it. Sampled it years later and sold it. Never in a million years would I pay what they’re going for now. Wish I was smart enough to had put it in the back of the closet til now

I tell you what's kind of funny to me, back in the day a lot of Bass Music producers were using samples of the 808 and usually not the 808 bass drum at all.