808 State news 2013

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26:12:13 Touched

touched.808 State's 'Atlas 7' (previously only released on State To State 3) features on the charity 123-track (!) download album Touched. You can pay an amount of your choice (6 Pounds or over), all proceeds are donated to Macmillan Cancer Support. Released 19 December 2013.

18:12:13 Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from 808 State! If you fancy a change in the charts, help Altern 8 with their bid to become number 1 in the Christmas charts with the 2013 remixes of their classic single Activ 8.

27:10:13 Absolutely Radio 90s 808 State special

Check out a nice Graham Massey interview by Pete Mitchell on Absolute Radio 90s celebrating 25 years of 808 State in the Radio section.

Releases out now

Spaceheads - Sun Radar Remixed. Eight remixers were approached to re- interpret the tracks in their own way. CD includes a Massey mix.

A new Massonix release called Hollingsville is out on the Finders Keepers subscription label, Disposable Music. It's a split (vinyl and download) release with Bruno Spoerri's "Hommage Au Fromage". Limited to 500 copies.

Two new Massey instrumental remixes of Stubborn Hearts Better Than This have been released digitally.

Paddy Steer - The Fortified Herd double vinyl album (limited to 250 copies) involving Graham on a number of tracks.

September live dates

Sat:07:Sep:2013 - Graham & Gerald live Rebuild @ Retro Acid - Vooruit - Gent - Belgium.
Fri:13:Sep:2013 - Graham & Gerald live Rebuild @ Bangface - Electrowerkz - London.
Sat:21:Sep:2013 - 808 State live @ Incubate - 013 - Tilburg - The Netherlands.

05:06:13 Cancellations

Due to licensing issues, Bangface have been forced to cancel the Bangface Weekender 13-15 September, featuring Graham Massey & A Guy Called Gerald. Also the Happy Mondays Australian Tour 5-10 June, supported by the 808 State DJs, has been cancelled due to illness.

30:05:13 Live dates

The following live dates have been announced, for more dates see the live section.

Fri:21:Jun:2013 - 808 State live - Coronet - London. Tickets.
Sat:22:Jun:2013 - 808 State live - Scarborough Open Air Theatre - Scarborough.
Sun:11:Aug:2013 - 808 State live - Betley Park Farm - Betley - Crewe - Cheshire.

13-15:Sep:2013 - Graham Massey & A Guy Called Gerald live @ Bangface - Trevelgue - Newquay.
Sat:21:Sep:2013 - 808 State live - Incubate - Tilburg - The Netherlands.

21:03:13 Releases

SeamingOut now:
Stubborn Heart - Better Than This (Graham Massey Remix) 12".
Seaming - Mummy (Masseymix) on The Remix Album, download only.
Justin Velor - 2013 (multiple contributions by Graham Massey) LP & CD.
Justin Velor - Oscillations (written by Graham Massey) on 2013 Remixes 12".

26:02:13 Live & release news

The following live dates have been announced, for more DJ dates see the live section.

Sat:27:Apr:2013 - 808 State live - Hacienda festival - Oiso - Japan.
Sat:25:May:2013 - 808 State live - Vegfest - Amphitheatre - Bristol.

01:01:13 Wrap-up of 2012

808 State sounded out the year with a live gig in Manchester at the Victoria Warehouse, one of five UK live gigs in 2012 including a rare Graham Massey & A Guy Called Gerald Rebuild gig in London.

The 808 State Radioshow returned in April, but sadly only lasted until August. All 17 shows are available for download from the radio show section.

Two t-shirts were printed, available in the 808 State shop.

Releases included the The Art Of The 12" Volume 2, featuring two Massey remixes of 'Moments in Love' by the Art Of Noise, the free download Outpost EP and various digital back-catalogue releases.

Full 2012 news archive.