Kakehashi and Roland created game changing synthesizers and the legendary TR-808 drum machine that has been used by a plethora of artists in pop music.
MIDI was proposed by Ikutaro Kakehashi, the founder of the iconic electronic musical instrument manufacturer Roland, in the early 1980s.
David Bowie worked with the Roland GR-500 guitar synth to record his 1980 hit Ashes to Ashes while Marvin Gaye used the iconic TR-808 drum machine on his smash single Sexual Healing. In 1960 he founded Ace Electronics Industries, or Ace Tone, which built electronic organs, drum machines, effects pedals and amplifiers.
Born in 1930 in Osaka Prefecture, the Japanese engineer started his career repairing clocks and radios, later pursuing electronic instruments after he was asked by a church to fix an electric organ.
Ikutaro Kakehashi, who founded the Roland Corporation in 1972, has died aged 87. Despite barriers to formal education, he pursued an engineering career that included watch and radio fix before he started developing amplifiers and electric organs in the 1950s.
Its FR-1 Rhythm Ace machine, which featured four buttons to manually play each drum sound - cymbal, claves, cowbell and bass drum - was adopted by Hammond Organ Company to be incorporated into its range of home organs. "Thanks for the Electro sounds".
The 808 was widely embraced in hip-hop, particularly after the release of Planet Rock by Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force in 1982. More recently, Kanye West's 2008 album 808s and Heartbreak paid tribute to the machine.
Kakehashi shared the Technical Grammy Award with Dave Smith in 2013 for contributions to electronic music technology. Kakehashi was also the first person to propose the standardisation of protocols between electronic instruments, which became MIDI.
"The options have widened", Kakehashi said of electronic music at a Roland seminar in 2012.
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