Celebrate 303 Day and explore the past and future of acid house with three new Patch Collections
Transform your sound with this exclusive collection of patches and patterns from musician, producer, and acid house pioneer DJ Pierre. Expertly fusing the classic squelch of the TB-303 with the dynamic rhythms of the TR-707 and TR-727, this visionary music maker fully flexes his genre-defining skills to help inspire some high-octane bangers of your own. Click here to learn more.
Squelch and serendipity. Forces collided in the mid-'80s, bringing together a Japanese synth manufacturer and driven artists from Chicago in the United States to birth an entire cultural movement. At the core of this movement was a passionately creative group of musicians and three now-legendary musical instruments.
Designing the Phuture. Along with Earl "Spanky" Smith Jr. and Herbert "Herb J" Jackson, DJ Pierre formed the groundbreaking group Phuture in 1986. When they picked up a secondhand Roland TB-303, DJ Pierre’s inspired knob-twisting altered the frequency and resonance of the bass patterns to invent a sound that would impact music forever. He went on to become a quintessential dance music producer with decades of cutting-edge house productions to his credit, and the master creator shows no signs of slowing down.