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9 of the best 909 tracks using the TR-909

The most iconic and exceptional tracks featuring the TR-909

  • Harrison Williams
  • 30 August 2016
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Arguably, the track that helped launch Derrick May’s career in 1987, ‘Strings Of Life’ has withstood the test of time as it’s still getting played regularly in clubs around the world. The track, which began as a piano melody created by May’s friend Michael James, would not be the classic anthem that it is today without the unique touch of the TR-909. Many fans and critics alike tend to focus on the piano variation, which is brilliant, but the core rhythm is what brings it all together and is why the track has been so effective on the dance floor.

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