808 State news 2012

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08:09:12 - Live dates

Sat:15:Sep:12 - 808 State live - Bangface Weekender - Trevelgue Holiday Park - Newquay.
Sat:27:Oct:12 - A Guy Called Gerald & Graham Massey live analogue Rebuild set - Fire - London.
Sat:22:Dec:12 - 808 State live - The Warehouse Project - Victoria Warehouse - Manchester.

31:08:12 - 808 State Radioshow on Beatwolf Radio is no longer

Sadly the 808 State Radioshow (aka 808 Webio) on Beatwolf Radio has been dropped due to financial reasons. All 17 shows are available for download from the radio show section.

31:07:12 - 808 State Radioshow moves to Tuesday night

As of today the 808 State Radioshow on Beatwolf Radio moves to Tuesday nights, just like in the olden days. Remember, all 14 previous shows are available for download from the radio show section.

27:07:12 - 808 State Olympic t-shirt

808 State t-shirtExclusive 'Olympic' 808 State t-shirt is now available from the 808 State shop.

 

03:05:12 - 808 State Radioshow archive

The first Beatwolf 808 State Radioshow transmitted last Saturday 28 April 2012 is now available for download from the radio show section. You'll also find another newly added classic show from 13 November 1990 there. Join the 808radioshow group on Facebook.

28:04:12 - 808 State Radioshow

The 808 State Radioshow returns tonight on BeatWolfRadio at 22:00 UK time. Get in the mood with a classic radio show from 1990 which has just been added to the radio show section. Thanks to Greg.

23:04:12 The 808 State Radioshow returns!

The 808 State Radioshow returns this Saturday 28 April 2012 on BeatWolfRadio between 22:00 and 00:00 UK time and every Saturday after that. 808 also feature on BBC Radio 6 on Sunday 29 April at 18:00 GMT sharing memories of the Hacienda as part of 6 Music celebrating dance culture.

Graham was interviewed by Mixmag, an edit of the interview is featured in the current edition (May 2012) which also includes a Simian Mobile Disco mix CD.

09:03:12 Live gig in Manchester announced

808 State are playing a live gig and DJing at Bowlers in Manchester on 26 May. A recent video interview with Graham by M (PRS for Music) is available here: part 1, part 2, part3.

18:02:12 Graham on RBMA

Check out a one hour 808 State Fireside Chat with Graham Massey on Red Bull Music Academy Radio. The Birkenhead Park live date in May has been postponed by the organiser, new date to be announced.

15:02:12 New 808 State t-shirt

808 State t-shirtThe exclusive 'State to State' limited edition t-shirt is now available from the shop as is the 'Blueprint' CD.

Out on 20 February: The Art Of The 12" Volume 2, including 808 State Vs. Bjork: 'Ooops' (Utsula Head Mix) and two previously unreleased Massey remixes of 'Moments in Love' by the Art Of Noise.

808 State have announced a live date at Birkenhead Park Music Festival to be held on 5 May 2012 also featuring the Happy Mondays and the Inspiral Carpets. Update 18:02:12: This festival has been postponed, new date to be announced!

25:01:12 News

808 State are playing a live date at the Village Underground in London this Friday 27 January 2012. 808 are on stage at around 9pm. Literally 5 minutes away A Guy Called Gerald will be performing at Redsonic in the Red Gallery at 5pm.

The turn of the year saw the digital release of brand new compilation 'State To State 3' as well as 'State To State 2' and 'Outpost Transmission'. Available exclusively from the 808 State website here. Other major releases in 2011 included Blueprint and North At It's Heights.

February 2012 will see the release of The Art Of The 12" Volume 2, to include two 808 remixes of 'Moments in Love'.

808 and Graham Massey featured on several BBC Radio Shows in 2011, all of which will appear in the sounds section. Also check out a recent 808 DJ mix at Clash Music.

The documentaries Oldschool Renegades, High On Hope, They Call It Acid and 'Nish, Clish, Banging: The MC Tunes Tapes' (by Howard Walmsley) are all hopefully to be screened / released on DVD in 2012.

We sadly lost singer Barrington Stuart and techno journalist Dan Sicko in 2011. R.I.P.

Full 2011 news archive.