TR-909 DAY!

The TR-909 was born on 1983 in Osaka, Japan, and it was the first Roland drum machine to feature MIDI, which back in 1983 was a new technical standard that allowed electronic instruments to “talk” to each other, in other words, MIDI allowed the 909 to be synchronized with other devices.

However, at the date, the dance scene was not the same as it is today. Today’s techno and house vibe didn’t exist and because of it, the TR-909 passed by unnoticed and was discontinued after two…