808303.studio is a Free 303 and 808 Pattern Visualization for Your Browser #MusicMonday
Roland 808s and 303s are the gifts that keep on giving. And here’s a new one. In conjunction with an exhibition of the history of electronica, Roland has released a browser-based studio that visualizes just what the 303 and 808 can do. Here’s more from CDM:
Roland partnered with designer Yuri Suzuki to make 808303.studio as an “educational music creation platform” for The Design Museum in Kensington, London. That institution is right now showing “‘Electronic: From Kraftwerk to the Chemical Brothers.” The original TR-808 and TB-303 are in the exhibition, but “hands-on” is not a good way to do education in the middle of a pandemic. So they turned to designer and sound artist Yuri Suzuki…who has collaborated with many instrument makers in the industry and seen his work in MOMA…. Mr. Suzuki’s creation is like one of those stylish posters showing 303 and 808 patterns came to life. It’s a beautiful representation of some familiar instruments.
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