Remix in progress, my TR808 is full of surprises

I’m working on a supercool remix for an ubercool artist (hi Eric ;), and after writing a wicked drum part on the 808, I’m recording the individual ouputs so I can de-mix it later and well well well what do I see? No two beats are the same!! despite being programmed exactly the same. This means that the machine has some kind of internal beating heart grooving as it wants to and perhaps explains why the 808 is such an amazing instrument that can’t ever been ‘copied’ or ’emulated’.

The Fantastic Laura B - TR808

The Fantastic Laura B – TR808


About The Fantastic Laura B

Born in France, but now resident in Shoreditch, East London, Laura’s full working moniker is ‘The fantastic Laura B’. Her varied career has included success as an engineer, producer and DJ and well as her achievements in the field of electronica. Laura has performed in Paris, London, Japan, India and the USA. She has worked with a diverse range of artists including Roger Waters from Pink Floyd, Pet Shop Boys, Finley Quaye and the Spice Girls. Laura started making her own music in 2000 and her work has been described as ‘post-chilled’; with its strikingly atmospheric soundscapes and textured breakbeats. Her distinctive brand of elegant, organic electronica may be supremely chilled, but it is always uplifting.
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