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by SPW
01 Apr 2014 05:45
Forum: Music
Topic: Yellow Magic Orchestra
Replies: 6
Views: 9091

Re: Yellow Magic Orchestra

One problem with YMO's music is their English vocals sounded slurred. I think they were going for Genesis/ Peter Gabriel effect applying a little chorus to the vocals and trying to sound similar. I could be talking out of my arse but that's what it sounds like. The German accent in Kraftwerk's man m...
by SPW
01 Apr 2014 05:35
Forum: Music
Topic: Yellow Magic Orchestra
Replies: 6
Views: 9091

Re: Yellow Magic Orchestra

If you play 1000 Knives at 45 RPM - 8 it sounds like 808 State Album 90 type stuff. :)
by SPW
22 Mar 2014 01:25
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: Graham and the 808
Replies: 4
Views: 7692

Re: Graham and the 808

I think 808 State should release a new album just using the Roland R8, R70 and maybe something weird like the RARE sakata dpm 48 DRUMCOMPUTER . Of course olf synthesizers like the BIT 1 and samplers. If 808 State released an album today it would probably be have an IDM, glitch music quality like the...
by SPW
22 Mar 2014 01:01
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: Graham and the 808
Replies: 4
Views: 7692

Graham and the 808

http://t.co/cwFxSL4f2z Old 808 State reminds me of the R8 or R70 not so much the Roland 808 unless the very early material like Newbuild. British Acid House. Every time I hear an R8 drum machine I think of Excel. Pure 808 was used in a lot of old rap with a slower tempo. Some old house used a real ...
by SPW
05 Mar 2014 02:32
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: new roland 808
Replies: 0
Views: 19888

new roland 808

Since there is a new Roland 808 should there be a new 808 State?!

Roland AIRA - Extended Exclusive Interview with Graham Massey
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mILzj1fywyo
by SPW
22 Jan 2014 17:15
Forum: Music
Topic: EM History: Soul Of The Machine (1987)
Replies: 0
Views: 19849

EM History: Soul Of The Machine (1987)

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51XpbUZjGVL._SL500_SY300_.jpg Various ‎– Soul Of The Machine - The Windham Hill Sampler Of New Electronic Music https://soundcloud.com/woodpeckerramsey/sets/soul-of-the-machine-the/ Lots of Roland D-50 on this one. Mitchel Forman ~ Rizzo My fav off the sampler.
by SPW
22 Jan 2014 17:01
Forum: Music
Topic: EM History - Electronic Sound (1969)
Replies: 0
Views: 19242

EM History - Electronic Sound (1969)

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Beatle George Harrison’s brief journey into experimental electronics

Never heard of this one. Would have bought it through during my Moog record buying days.
by SPW
18 Jan 2014 03:12
Forum: Music
Topic: Elevator Music Radio Station
Replies: 0
Views: 19459

Elevator Music Radio Station

In the spirit of 808 State's Lift here's a radio station my Grandfather would always listen to with streaming audio:

http://www.kaamradio.com/

Sinatra, the Carpenters etc. very uncool with the younger people. :D
by SPW
28 Dec 2013 12:33
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: Altern8 - Activ8 for Xmas No. 1
Replies: 1
Views: 3036

Re: Altern8 - Activ8 for Xmas No. 1

I could see:

Altern 8 - Jingle Bells

The KLF - Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer
by SPW
18 Dec 2013 03:22
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: China Lands On The Moon
Replies: 1
Views: 4953

Re: China Lands On The Moon

Congratulations to China. Chinese Purple http://www.beijingattractions.org/UpFiles/20093210524048519china-tours.jpg http://images.china.cn/attachement/jpg/site1007/20110826/001372acd5e90fc195b711.jpg Ancient Chinese Astronomers believed that the Purple Star (Polaris) was in the center of heaven and ...
by SPW
18 Dec 2013 03:08
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: That Just Happened: High strangeness and the real x-files
Replies: 20
Views: 25853

Re: That Just Happened: High strangeness and the real x-file

Okay, I figured out who was behind it. TR-909 progressive house snare drum roll build up.....

"The FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit"
by SPW
14 Dec 2013 12:57
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: Graham Interview
Replies: 3
Views: 6587

Re: Graham Interview

Acid house Top 10 by 808 State mentioned here:

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?542440
by SPW
14 Dec 2013 12:51
Forum: 808 State Radio Shows, DJ sets, Podcasts etc.
Topic: 808 State on RA
Replies: 1
Views: 4632

808 State on RA

For the techno hipsters. Some upcoming gigs listed there:

http://www.residentadvisor.net/dj/808state
by SPW
17 Nov 2013 12:54
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: FWD: Writer's Job In Manchester (last call)
Replies: 0
Views: 19996

FWD: Writer's Job In Manchester (last call)

@JonathSchofield: Last chance to apply for rare full time writer's job in Manchester http://t.co/yAAZ3qJqqm