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The Roland TR-808 is the inspiration for Tenderlonious' new 'Tek-88' EP

'Tek-88' comes out on vinyl next month

  • Dave Turner
  • 10 March 2021
The Roland TR-808 is the inspiration for Tenderlonious' new 'Tek-88' EP

The Roland TR-808 is the inspiration for Tenderlonious' new 'Tek-88' EP.

The four-track EP is out digitally and will be followed by a vinyl release on April 9. Spacey house track 'Tek-88' is the first single from the release and is joined by 'Opus', 'Prometheus' and '808 State'.

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Out on DAM (Dennis Ayler Music), the sub-label of Tenderlonious' label 22a, the EP sees the London artist bring together 808 drum patterns, synth melodies and "dark, sci-fi inspired soundscapes" as he pays tribute to the iconic synth and Detroit sounds of the past.

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This follows last year's 'Quarantena' album and follows two Dennis Ayler releases on DAM.

Listen to 'Tek-88' and see the EP tracklist below.

1. Opus
2. Tek-88
3. Prometheus
4. 808 State

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