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June 2017

808 The movie

Arthur Baker

Friday 19 13:45 - 1433515500 Sónar by Day
Room +D
(P4 - Level 0)
Preferential access for Accreditation holders (until 5 min. starting time). Limited seats available.

Arthur Baker, a remix pioneer and producer for renowned pop artists,will use a talk at Sónar+D to present his documentary about the 808 drum machine, one of the first to have programmable capabilities, and an essential tool in musical genres such as hip hop and the first wave of techno. Baker was one of the first music producers to use the remix as a medium of expression. He has worked with many different artists as both a producer and remixer, ranging from New Order to Quincy Jones, by way of Bob Dylan, Al Green, Neneh Cherry and Pet Shop Boys. Baker will also be performing in SónarVillage on Friday.