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The History of the Drum Machine

808 State's Graham Massey gives a brief history of the drum machine from it's beginnings in time keeping to its creative use by Sly and the Family Stone, Robin Gibb and Miles Davis.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Cornelius Cardew

    Consciously

    • Consciously.
    • Musicnow.
  • Miles Davis

    Moja (Part 2)

    • Dark Magus.
    • Columbia.
  • Susan Fancher

    Aeterna

    • IN TWO WORLDS.
  • Fire

    Pegasus

    • B MUSIC.
  • Gary Clail's Tackhead Sound System

    What's My Mission Now ? (Fight The Devil)

    • "Tackhead Tape Time".
    • Red Rhino Records.
  • Robin Gibb

    The Worst Girl In This Town

    • Robin's Reign.
    • Polydor.
  • Massonix

    Jet Bolerro

    • Finders Keepers Records.
  • George McCrae

    Rock Your Baby

    • Rock Your Baby.
    • Jay Boy.
  • Shuggie Otis

    Aht Uh Mi Hed

    • Epic.
  • Raymond Scott

    Bandito The Bongo Artist

    • Manhattan Research Inc..
    • Basta.
  • Sly & the Family Stone

    Family Affair

    • There's A Riot Goin' On.
    • Epic KE.
  • Timmy Thomas

    Why Can't We Live Together

    • Why Can't We Live Together.
    • Mojo.
  • Wooden Shijps

    The Roses

    • BACK TO LAND.
  • Joe Zawinul

    The Harvest

    • Dialects.
    • CBS.

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