Happy 808 Day – Otto Von Schirach Mix!
Today, 8-08, is kind of the unofficial celebration of one of the most used, celebrated and diverse drum machines in the history of musical instruments. Instantly recognizable and heard in a plethora of genres, the 808′s face shaking deep bass, solid kicks, and high energy claps still permeate music being made today. The Good folks at XLR8R released a new episode of their podcast today, by none other than madman producer Otto Von Schirach, and it’s full of thumpers and quite a few odder surprises. Click here to listen to and download the mix, but before you do that, check out some of my favorite tracks made using the 808:
and of course: