Bob Power is a producer, engineer, and mixer with award-winning, critically acclaimed records under his belt from A Tribe Called Quest, D’Angelo, Miles Davis (posthumously), Chaka Khan, and Erykah Badu, among many others.

As part of their 8 Days of 808 campaign, Splice hosted Power for a Q&A on the legacy of the TR-808, it’s notoriously booming sound, and what made it such a hit machine.

You can check out the full interview here.