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by SteveC
06 Oct 2011 23:34
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State: Blueprint (Greatest Bits) CD
Replies: 97
Views: 72133

Re: Best of 808 State (Blueprint)

markus wrote:UK CD officially released today. Anyone checked any physical UK stores yet?
Blueprint is in the Trafford Centre HMV store for £9.95, along with a couple of the deluxe albums, which I might have to rebuy cos mine are now scratched and skip.
by SteveC
27 Sep 2011 13:01
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State: Blueprint (Greatest Bits) CD
Replies: 97
Views: 72133

Re: Best of 808 State (Blueprint)

Pob wrote:I've posted one.... a glowing report, I think you'll agree.
me three :D
by SteveC
26 Sep 2011 16:32
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State: Blueprint (Greatest Bits) CD
Replies: 97
Views: 72133

Re: Best of 808 State (Blueprint)

I love Mark & Steve C's reviews, maybe they could be put on amazon.co.uk? The first review there is awful, by a certain J. Harrison from Dorset, he seems to make slagging off albums his hobby? http://www.amazon.co.uk/product-reviews/B005D6T0ZW/ref=cm_cr_dp_all_helpful?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1&sortB...
by SteveC
21 Sep 2011 19:39
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State: Blueprint (Greatest Bits) CD
Replies: 97
Views: 72133

Re: Best of 808 State (Blueprint)

Blueprint. What to include, what to exclude? Upon reading the track listing many would question as to why certain tracks made the cut and others omitted, but upon listening it becomes clear that as a history of electro and of 808 State, every track belongs. The reworked ‘Timebomb’ is relentless from...
by SteveC
21 Sep 2011 18:06
Forum: Sisters of Transistors
Topic: Tiger Ghee on BBC
Replies: 1
Views: 19105

Re: Tiger Ghee on BBC

They do play some cool music on that programme............not that I watch it *cough*. They even played a bit of 'Pacific' once, or at least a BBC version of it, not that I watched it, honest!
by SteveC
15 Sep 2011 15:29
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State: Blueprint (Greatest Bits) CD
Replies: 97
Views: 72133

Re: Best of 808 State (Blueprint)

So for the past twenty odd years, 808s 'loyal' fans have been Rave Connoisseurs..................I like the sound of that :)
by SteveC
13 Sep 2011 12:13
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State: Blueprint (Greatest Bits) CD
Replies: 97
Views: 72133

Re: Best of 808 State (Blueprint)

"808 State will return". I like the sound of that.
by SteveC
13 Sep 2011 10:31
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State LIVE in concert on BBC6 radio tonight
Replies: 5
Views: 2212

Re: 808 State LIVE in concert on BBC6 radio tonight

It was played during the final hour, only the four tracks which are listed on the shows playlist, 10x10, One in Ten, Contrique and er Cubik Olympics.
by SteveC
12 Sep 2011 19:00
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State LIVE in concert on BBC6 radio tonight
Replies: 5
Views: 2212

Re: 808 State LIVE in concert on BBC6 radio tonight

Yes, they even played Cubik the other day during the day, first Cobra Bora now Cubik and a concert, keep it comin :D
by SteveC
08 Sep 2011 20:49
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State: Blueprint (Greatest Bits) CD
Replies: 97
Views: 72133

Re: Best of 808 (Blueprint)

markus wrote:Amazon UK Top 1'000 (990) now
I don't know how the amazon rankings work, and when they're updated, but yesterday the ranking was well over 4,000. Today it has shot up to number 500. Amazing what an interview can do. Lets hope more are to follow before the big day.
by SteveC
07 Sep 2011 15:33
Forum: 808 State Radio Shows, DJ sets, Podcasts etc.
Topic: Graham on BBC Radio 6 this Wednesday 7 Sep 11
Replies: 8
Views: 6605

Re: Graham on BBC Radio 6 this Wednesday 7 Sep 11

Surprised to hear Pacific 707 pre interview as it's not strictly on the album, but then shocked to hear them play Cobra Bora. Many a driver must have lost control of their vehicles at that point. Expect more stories of cars travelling down the motorway in the wrong direction. I thought they'd have p...
by SteveC
06 Sep 2011 18:51
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State: Blueprint (Greatest Bits) CD
Replies: 97
Views: 72133

Re: Best of 808 (Blueprint)

............and Plan 9 IS the elusive mix I've waited nearly 20 years for.............thank you, thank you, thank you.

OK I'll calm down now.
by SteveC
06 Sep 2011 18:41
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State: Blueprint (Greatest Bits) CD
Replies: 97
Views: 72133

Re: Best of 808 (Blueprint)

I've fallen in love with Nimbus all over again.............truly sublime................I almost cried.