2020 = 303 + 808 + 909, literally

As many have observed (even before Roland themselves caught on), the year 2020 is the sum of 303 + 808 + 909.

Roland TR-8S hands-on: a more playable, powerful drum machine

Roland today unveils the TR-8S, an updated take on the AIRA TR-8 drum machine. We’ve been testing it – and it looks like exactly the sequel we all wanted.

Peter Kirn - March 5, 2018

Roland’s DJ gear has a built-in TR drum machine; here’s how to use it

Roland’s DJ controllers have an extra twist: a built-in TR-606/707/808/909 drum machine. We’ve put together a cheat guide so you can get the most out of it.

Peter Kirn - February 16, 2018

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