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The Unknown DJ
808 Beats (Eight Hundred And Eight Beats)
Techno Hop Records

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The Unknown DJ - 808 Beats (Eight Hundred And Eight Beats) - Techno Hop Records - THR-2

  • A
    808 Beats (Eight Hundred And Eight Beats) (Radio Mix) (5:10)
  • B
    808 Beats (Eight Hundred And Eight Beats) (Club Mix) (6:23)
Genre Hip Hop, Electro
  • Published By Grandma's Hands Music
  • Manufactured By Macola Records
  • Distributed By Macola Records
  • Mixed At Trax Studios
  • Produced For Big Beat Productions
  • Pressed By Rainbo Records
  • Pressed By Rainbo Records
  • Backing Vocals - Velvet Smooth
  • Engineer - Michael McDonald (2)
  • Engineer - Richard Cox
  • Mastered By - Bernie Grundman
  • Producer [Production Assistance], Artwork - Darryl 'Lyrrad' Davis
  • Synthesizer [Oberheim] - Daniel Sofer
  • Written-By, Producer - Andre Manuel
Notes Grandma's Hands Music (BMI)

Written and Produced by Andre Manuel for BIG BEAT Productions
Starring The Unknown D.J. as Master of the 808
Daniel "Perfect Tommy" Sofer as The Oberheim Wizard
and introducing Velvet Smooth as The Sexy Chick

This record is dedicated first and foremost to my "Gramps" Vernell Wallace, whose faith was strong enough to carry me when I was unable to carry myself. To Cindy Gregory for love and to all the pioneers and supporters of the west coast dance music movement, Rich Cason, The Wreckin' Cru, Uncle Jamm's Army, The Egyptian Lover, Ice Tea, Russ Parr, JDC Records, Magic Disc records, Michael Moore, Tony Joseph, Greg Mack, D.J.'s coast to coast, and to GOD for creation.

Mixed at Trax Studio, Santa Monica, CA
Mfg. & Dist. by Macola Records

126 BPM
Barcode / Identifiers
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout etching) UNKNOWN L.A. D.J's ROCK THE HOUSE DRE CUT IT FRESH L-10248-THR 2-A
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout etching) ISLAM CUT IT FRESH N.Y. D.J's MOTIVATE & BOOGIE DOWN BRONX L-10249-THR-2-B
  • Rights Society (B-side runout etching) BMI