Tuesday, May 17

Beat Box: A Drum Machine Obsession - Joe Mansfield

"Joe Mansfield's 200-page Beat Box: A Drum Machine Obsession coffee-table book features 75 drum machines from the author's personal collection, with more than 200 photos by Award Winning photographer Gary Land and Foreword by Dave Tompkins. It all started with one machine. The location was Boston, Mass. The year was 1986. The 'beat box' in question was the TR-808. Almost three decades later, Mansfield's obsession with drum machines has finally spilled out of his home and climate-controlled storage space into the world at large. ..."
Get On Down
Slate: Select-a-Rhythm
The Wire
YouTube: Beat Box : A Drum Machine Obsession, Record Store Day Edition With DJ LayZBoy, Roland TR 808, Oberheim DMX, TR 909, etc.
YouTube: Talking Heads - Psycho Killer, Boogie Down Productions- South Bronx, The way you move - Outkast Ft Sleepy Brown, Schoolly D- PSK, What Does It Mean?, Michael Jackson - Bad, Phil Collins - In The Air Tonight, R.E.M. - Everybody Hurts