The original aciiid house sound, bubbling with a 303 synthesiser bassline. By 1985, it was evident that Roland has failed in creating a synth to rival the Fender bass guitar. The lack of an English language instruction manual had not helped. So, DJ Pierre was able to walk into a Chicago thrift store and pick up a secondhand one for just $50. Together with Earle Smith and Nathaniel Jones, he formed Phuture and created a new subgenre of house music with the legendary ‘Acid Tracks’.