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Old 27th June 2020
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Originally Posted by Local Man View Post
Yeah, it's kind of funny that 808 nowadays means 808 samples that are manipulated to sound nothing like a real 808.
808 has come to stand for a style more than an actual instrument.
Not quite - when kids these days say "808s", they're referring to sampled 808 kicks pitched and programmed like a sub bass. As a classic drum machine fan myself, it took me a while to figure this out