A MASTERCLASS OF THE ROLAND TB-03 WITH A GUY CALLED GERALD
THURSDAY 28TH JUNE 3.30 - 5PM
In 1981 Roland Corporation released the TB-303, the bass guitar simulator soon found a surprising new job in the hands of DJ Pierre and A Guy Called Gerald. Acid House as we knew it was born.
Breaking beats since 1988, A Guy Called Gerald has been an iconic name in the electronic music scene worldwide for over 25 years. One of the UK’s finest, most respected, innovative and forward thinking home-grown electronic music producers.
Product Specialist for Roland Corporation David Ahlund gave a masterclass of the TR-8S, the main focus being the TB-03 (Acid!) and talked about the history behind Roland's part in the genre.
A Guy Called Gerald discussed his involvement in the Acid House scene and then produced an improv jam session on the TB-03.
THEY CALL IT ACID:
Wednesday 27 June, 7pm - 9pm
The Feel Good Institute hosted a special event with producer/ director/editor and writer Gordon Mason, who screened a series of clips from his iconic documentary “THEY CALL IT ACID”. The screening was followed by a panel discussion with a number of the UK rave scene originators, who discussed the cultural impact of rave on the evolution of British youth culture over the last three decades. The panel also shared collective memories of the times and the legendary stories of how the originators and followers of the Acid House scene battled with the police and politicians who opposed it.
Panel Members: Gordon Mason, Christopher Donnelly, Wayne Anthony, Eddie Richards and Andy Carroll