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808 is a forthcoming documentary about the Roland TR-808 drum machine, the influential instrument introduced in 1980 that helped shape the sound of hip-hop, synth pop, and dance music. It has been used by too many artists to name. Case in point: The film features interviews with artists such as Diplo, Pharrell, New Order, Rick Rubin, Questlove, Phil Collins, Damon Albarn, Fatboy Slim, David Guetta, Lil Jon, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Talking Heads’ Chris Frantz, Goldie, and many more…