Can you really JACK without a 808

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Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by princefan3 » Sun May 17, 2015 8:04 pm

Just an interesting question to raise....

I've been programming a lot with my RZ1 - 707 - 505 but just found that not having a 808 I couldn't touch the classics.

I've been getting around 70% of a vibe.

I think the 808 is endemic to JACKING House tracks more so than a 909.

Was just interested I what you guys thought about it.

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Re: Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by GuyaGuy » Sun May 17, 2015 8:41 pm

I jacked to an Electribe beat once.

What are we talking about here?

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Re: Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by Alex E » Sun May 17, 2015 8:56 pm

Yes?

A lot of things can "touch the classics". If you want that sound, I'd get a TR8 and call it a day.
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Re: Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by priima » Mon May 18, 2015 3:48 am

i've witnessed people jacking to birdcalls
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Re: Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by Stab Frenzy » Mon May 18, 2015 3:53 am

I think people tend to jack off to the 808 more than any other drum machine.

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Re: Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by Aaron2 » Mon May 18, 2015 4:47 am

Not to be critical, but I would've chosen a different verb.

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Re: Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by wiss » Mon May 18, 2015 5:23 am

Just cover the drum machines with plastic.
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Re: Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by commodorejohn » Mon May 18, 2015 5:25 am

If you must jack with an 808, please use a condom.
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Re: Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by edfunction » Mon May 18, 2015 12:04 pm

IMO you have already got the right machines for making that sort of house music, I don't think you need an 808.
So many great tracks made without either of the Roland heavyweights. It's hard not to sound like old Chicago tracks using a 707...

Check some Dance Mania stuff for great use of the little DR660!

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Re: Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by Walter Ego » Mon May 18, 2015 4:00 pm

Do you want to get rid of your RZ-1? PM me for trade info!

If you just want beefy analog style kicks and snares, you could get a TR-8. If you just want a really beefy kick, get a Korg Volca Beats.
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Re: Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by priima » Mon May 18, 2015 5:20 pm

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Re: Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by Zamise » Mon May 18, 2015 6:59 pm

Well I learned something new today and it is called "jacking".

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Re: Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by princefan3 » Mon May 18, 2015 7:53 pm

I couldn't really JACK off on a Korg Volca Beats as there knobs are too small...he he.

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Re: Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by clubbedtodeath » Mon May 18, 2015 8:09 pm

Stab Frenzy wrote:I think people tend to jack off to the 808 more than any other drum machine.
Really? That's a load of wank.

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Re: Can you really JACK without a 808

Post by GuyaGuy » Mon May 18, 2015 8:33 pm

Aaron2 wrote:Not to be critical, but I would've chosen a different verb.
Eventide?

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