'808' documentary pays tribute to disruptive drum machine
Even if you've never heard of it, you probably love the sound of the Roland 808 drum machine. It's the secret ingredient in a wide range of songs — used by everyone from Phil Collins to Kanye West. Now a new documentary is shedding light on how this one tool changed music history.
Filmmaker Alex Noyer joins Shad to discuss 808, and how he's turned a holy grail for music geeks into a story everyone will recognize.
WEB EXTRA | Watch the trailer for 808 below, plus listen to Nothing But Trouble by Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth — from the 808 soundtrack.