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by stephen
01 Jun 2003 08:37
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: Last two 808state butterfly t-shirts left
Replies: 17
Views: 13582

how about an 808 State T-Shirt design contest?
I'll do a minimal design using a custom futuristic style font.
by stephen
25 May 2003 08:22
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: Timebomb / 808:88:98
Replies: 2
Views: 3406

yeah, it seems consisting of their more popular tunes the highlight of the compilation for me was pacific and the exclusive track crash which is actually pretty good, the Dnb remixes of the pacific and cubic are conventional I luike 808's older techno break style better. a compilation of more obscur...
by stephen
07 Apr 2003 07:51
Forum: Music
Topic: 'Brothers with the 808'
Replies: 5
Views: 6429

I can tell 808 State are using a real TR-808 on Newbuild vrs. using samples on other albums.
A real TR-808 has a distinctive sound.
by stephen
06 Nov 2002 03:05
Forum: 808 State Radio Shows, DJ sets, Podcasts etc.
Topic: The Soundgarden 1990 (Spinmasters in the area)
Replies: 16
Views: 23225

i didnt see any racism in the clubs up north,it was just about the dance in 88/89 The article was about the post Summer of Love era around 1990-1991, it was basically saying how drugs helped ignite the scene it destroyed the scene because people were into heavier drugs, you had problem's with gangs...
by stephen
05 Nov 2002 14:34
Forum: 808 State Radio Shows, DJ sets, Podcasts etc.
Topic: The Soundgarden 1990 (Spinmasters in the area)
Replies: 16
Views: 23225

This reminds me of an article I read in the Rolling Stone magazine about the Manchester scene back in the early 90's, it seems you guys had lots of police raids at the clubs, gang wars, there was this one club where a gang attacked people with machetes, the article also went on about how the clubs w...
by stephen
26 Aug 2002 23:17
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: Oasis track
Replies: 4
Views: 5883

nice track.
by stephen
26 Aug 2002 23:15
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: State Trek Captains Log
Replies: 14
Views: 13756

I spot a Moog Prodigy and a Minimoog.
by stephen
26 Aug 2002 23:03
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: Moors
Replies: 5
Views: 6384

The intro melody on Oasis was used on one of the Don Solaris tracks.
On 2002-07-08 15:40, markus wrote:
Glad to see someone appreciates them, after the overwhelming replies to the Bond demo (none). Next one to come is 'Oasis', on the 8:08:02...
by stephen
24 Jul 2002 09:25
Forum: Music
Topic: Over and Out.
Replies: 17
Views: 18131

On 2002-07-23 19:52, Rich The Donkey Doctor wrote: Stephen has a right to speak. It's only a bit of muso-debate, and anyone who gets 'personal' is a tit. If I wanted to get personal I would poke fun of the Manchester United. Seriously guys take it easy it's only music. I'll be back to post my revie...
by stephen
23 Jul 2002 14:13
Forum: Music
Topic: The truth and nothing but the truth.
Replies: 36
Views: 34152

On 2002-07-23 05:12, Ancodia wrote: Considering that most people actually discovered 808 on the back of Pacific the organic sound featuring live instruments is an obvious return to those early days of 808. Are you talking about the sax on Pacific? Don Solaris is not a return to the early days. They...
by stephen
22 Jul 2002 23:04
Forum: Music
Topic: The truth and nothing but the truth.
Replies: 36
Views: 34152

On 2002-07-21 14:38, Ancodia wrote: It is full of experimentation with live instruments (saxaphone doodling??) giving a more organic feel to the overall sound Let me try to explain what I mean by the doodling part, the instruments are going through some type of reverb, delay effect. It almost sound...
by stephen
21 Jul 2002 14:51
Forum: Music
Topic: The truth and nothing but the truth.
Replies: 36
Views: 34152

If you have the YMO BGM album on vinyl play 1000 Knives on 45 RPM, -8 pitch adj.

It sounds like 808 State Album 90.
by stephen
21 Jul 2002 14:41
Forum: Music
Topic: The truth and nothing but the truth.
Replies: 36
Views: 34152

So you admit there are similarities. In 1990 Cubik and Technarchy by Cybersonik were the breakthrough techno tracks influincing the more agressive techno sound. On 2002-07-21 03:27, Mark wrote: Hey Stephen, you like picking faults don't you!!! Ok, so Frank De Wulf's earlier work could be compared to...
by stephen
20 Jul 2002 03:30
Forum: Music
Topic: The truth and nothing but the truth.
Replies: 36
Views: 34152

doh! stupid Anonymous post. On 2002-07-19 22:28, Anonymous wrote: On 2002-07-19 22:08, stephen wrote: I would say they are the 80's equivalent to the Art Of Noise and YMO. let me rephrase that: Back in the late 80's early 90's 808 State were the 'techno' equivalent to the Art Of Noise/ YMO.
by stephen
20 Jul 2002 03:08
Forum: Music
Topic: The truth and nothing but the truth.
Replies: 36
Views: 34152

On 2002-07-19 15:47, Mark wrote: 808 are unique its very hard to compare them to anything. I would say they are the 80's equivalent to the Art Of Noise and YMO. But Don Solaris is my fave album, I think it is a beautiful piece of work from start to finish, with so many elements to it. I do love 'ol...