808 State live in London 27 Jan 2012

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Re: 808 State live in London 27 Jan 2012

Postby graham » 25 Jan 2012 21:17

band on stage at 9.30 pm
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Re: 808 State live in London 27 Jan 2012

Postby markus » 26 Jan 2012 14:48

Great, I've posted that on Twitter as someone was asking. Also people are asking if there is a support act?
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Re: 808 State live in London 27 Jan 2012

Postby markus » 27 Jan 2012 09:04

I don't think there is a support act, but maybe DJ's? If I was going I would warm up at Geralds, starting at 5pm just down the road. Have fun!
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Re: 808 State live in London 27 Jan 2012

Postby Pete » 28 Jan 2012 02:59

Dj support was Disco Dave, and extra support from Drummer Carl when Dave's laptop crashed, Daz said "never trust a computer as they always go down on ya"

top top night, set list and reviews coming soon :)
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Re: 808 State live in London 27 Jan 2012

Postby nickking » 28 Jan 2012 15:18

Setlist (taken from a copy I have here!):

In Yer Face
Donkey Doctor (8080808)
Cobra Bora
San Francisco
Eastern Standard
Timebomb
Metaluna / Nervous Acid
Pacific
Invader
Quincy
Cubik

Encore:

Lift
Ride


A fair few surprises in that set - very very good and thoroughly enjoyable! :)

8)
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Re: 808 State live in London 27 Jan 2012

Postby SteveC » 30 Jan 2012 14:14

and this one goes..........and this one goes.........and this one goes............yes yes yes yes yes.

MASSIVELY delayed due to traffic, only getting there 15 minutes before 808 were due on, but hey, WELL worth it in the end.

Sometimes when you hear 808 live one or two of the instruments get 'lost' in all the sound and don't quite get heard as they should, not tonight. Every instrument had equal billing and it was a joy to watch Grahams guitar snapping movements getting the full on sound treatment it deserves.

With lasers to match this was certainly one of the best 808 gigs I've been to.

The highlight was probably Lift (revisited), as not only is it a track rarely heard live, it was also awesome, and had all the elements of the original and the heavy mix combined, plus some. Chunky stuff.

Bring on the tour.

IMMENSE!!
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Re: 808 State live in London 27 Jan 2012

Postby SteveC » 04 Feb 2012 12:05

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Re: 808 State live in London 27 Jan 2012

Postby Pete » 04 Feb 2012 18:19

nice one steve

i love Eastern Standard, looking forward to hearing Lift (revisited) again
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Re: 808 State live in London 27 Jan 2012

Postby Pob » 10 Feb 2012 13:36

Wow. I'm looking forward to giveng those a watch.

Cheers, Steve.
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