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  • December 16, 2016
    ‘808’ Has Officially Arrived!

    YOU KNOW FILMS & ATLANTIC FILMS FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY CHRONICLING THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF THE ROLAND TR-808 DRUM MACHINE

    AVAILABLE NOW FOR DOWNLOAD

    THE ACCLAIMED FILM FEATURES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH SUCH SUPERSTARS AS PHARRELL, PHIL COLLINS, DIPLO, DAVID GUETTA, QUESTLOVE, BEASTIE BOYS, ETC

    808: THE MUSIC SOUNDTRACK ALSO AVAILABLE NOW ON ALL DIGITAL DOWNLOAD STORES

    WATCH & POST EXCLUSIVE 808 CLIP NOW: https://youtu.be/uTUzcEnA1yg

    PREVIEW THE TRAILER: https://youtu.be/LMPzuRWoNgE

    WATCH THE FILM: https://atlanti.cr/808themovieitunes

    LISTEN TO THE SOUNDTRACK: http://smarturl.it/808Soundtrack

    DOWNLOAD STILLS + PRESS ASSETS: http://press.atlanticrecords.com/808themovie/

    “This is it! After nearly 5 years of work ‘808' is coming out.” said Alex Noyer the man behind the project and CEO of You Know Films. "Our audience’s support throughout has been incredible and thanks to our amazing partners we can finally celebrate this awe-inspiring piece of music history. I must thank my incredible team for their hard work, commitment and perseverance throughout."

    "I love this film. The 808 has left an impactful mark on my life. It's been the driving force for so many of my favorite records, and I jumped at the chance to be involved. I wanted to learn more about how this incredible drum machine came to exist, and it’s been exciting to hear other people’s stories and what it means to them. It’s the magic ingredient.” - Zane Lowe

    808 chronicles the incredible story of the influential Roland TR-808 drum machine, a small but powerful piece of technology that changed the course of music history. Narrated by Beats 1’s Zane Lowe, the film features commentary and contributions from such superstars as Pharrell Williams, Afrika Bambaataa, Questlove, The Beastie Boys, Damon Albarn, David Guetta, Phil Collins, Diplo, New Order, and Norman Cook (Fatboy Slim), as well as pioneering producers including Rick Rubin, Jellybean Benitez, Hank Shocklee, and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. The filmmakers’ three-year-journey concludes in the 808’s birthplace of Japan, where Roland founder Mr. Ikutaro Kakehashi at last reveals the untold reason for the machine’s mysterious early discontinuation, just as it was turning up on more hit records than any other drum machine.

    The feature length documentary is available today for download on the iTunes Store (available for rental December 23rd). Check out an exclusive clip featuring Beastie Boys, Rick Rubin, Richie Hawtin & more HERE. The official soundtrack arrived November 25th via Big Beat Records (see full track list enclosed below), also for sale on vinyl alongside other exclusive 808 merchandise.

    808: The Music

    1)     Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force - Planet Rock 

    2)     Beastie Boys - Paul Revere 

    3)     Public Enemy – Yo! Bum Rush the Show 

    4)     Man Parrish - Hip Hop Be Bop (Don’t Stop) 

    5)     Planet Patrol - Play At Your Own Risk 

    6)     Shannon - Let The Music Play 

    7)     Strafe - Set It Off 

    8)     T La Rock / Jazzy J - It’s Yours 

    9)     808 State – Flow Coma 

    10)  Felix da Housecat – Kickdrum 

    11)  Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz- What U Gon’ Do (feat. Lil Scrappy) 

    12)  Flux Pavilion – Vibrate 

    13)  Jamie xx - Gosh 

    14)  Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth - “Nothing But Trouble”  

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YOU KNOW FILMS & ATLANTIC FILMS FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY CHRONICLING THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF THE ROLAND TR-808 DRUM MACHINE

AVAILABLE NOW FOR DOWNLOAD

THE ACCLAIMED FILM FEATURES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH SUCH SUPERSTARS AS PHARRELL, PHIL COLLINS, DIPLO, DAVID GUETTA, QUESTLOVE, BEASTIE BOYS, ETC

808: THE MUSIC SOUNDTRACK ALSO AVAILABLE NOW ON ALL DIGITAL DOWNLOAD STORES

WATCH & POST EXCLUSIVE 808 CLIP NOW: https://youtu.be/uTUzcEnA1yg

PREVIEW THE TRAILER: https://youtu.be/LMPzuRWoNgE

WATCH THE FILM: https://atlanti.cr/808themovieitunes

LISTEN TO THE SOUNDTRACK: http://smarturl.it/808Soundtrack

DOWNLOAD STILLS + PRESS ASSETS: http://press.atlanticrecords.com/808themovie/

“This is it! After nearly 5 years of work ‘808' is coming out.” said Alex Noyer the man behind the project and CEO of You Know Films. "Our audience’s support throughout has been incredible and thanks to our amazing partners we can finally celebrate this awe-inspiring piece of music history. I must thank my incredible team for their hard work, commitment and perseverance throughout."

"I love this film. The 808 has left an impactful mark on my life. It's been the driving force for so many of my favorite records, and I jumped at the chance to be involved. I wanted to learn more about how this incredible drum machine came to exist, and it’s been exciting to hear other people’s stories and what it means to them. It’s the magic ingredient.” - Zane Lowe

808 chronicles the incredible story of the influential Roland TR-808 drum machine, a small but powerful piece of technology that changed the course of music history. Narrated by Beats 1’s Zane Lowe, the film features commentary and contributions from such superstars as Pharrell Williams, Afrika Bambaataa, Questlove, The Beastie Boys, Damon Albarn, David Guetta, Phil Collins, Diplo, New Order, and Norman Cook (Fatboy Slim), as well as pioneering producers including Rick Rubin, Jellybean Benitez, Hank Shocklee, and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. The filmmakers’ three-year-journey concludes in the 808’s birthplace of Japan, where Roland founder Mr. Ikutaro Kakehashi at last reveals the untold reason for the machine’s mysterious early discontinuation, just as it was turning up on more hit records than any other drum machine.

The feature length documentary is available today for download on the iTunes Store (available for rental December 23rd). Check out an exclusive clip featuring Beastie Boys, Rick Rubin, Richie Hawtin & more HERE. The official soundtrack arrived November 25th via Big Beat Records (see full track list enclosed below), also for sale on vinyl alongside other exclusive 808 merchandise.

808: The Music

1)     Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force - Planet Rock 

2)     Beastie Boys - Paul Revere 

3)     Public Enemy – Yo! Bum Rush the Show 

4)     Man Parrish - Hip Hop Be Bop (Don’t Stop) 

5)     Planet Patrol - Play At Your Own Risk 

6)     Shannon - Let The Music Play 

7)     Strafe - Set It Off 

8)     T La Rock / Jazzy J - It’s Yours 

9)     808 State – Flow Coma 

10)  Felix da Housecat – Kickdrum 

11)  Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz- What U Gon’ Do (feat. Lil Scrappy) 

12)  Flux Pavilion – Vibrate 

13)  Jamie xx - Gosh 

14)  Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth - “Nothing But Trouble”