808state news archive Sep - Dec '97
31 Dec 1997 essential @ THE PALACE on New Year's Eve: 808 State will be playing live at Alexandra Palace in London alongside Black Grape, Roni Size / Reprazent, Dave Angel, Luke Slater and loads of other artists at this all-nighter. It's the biggest New Year's Eve dance event and tickets can be ordered on-line through http://www.tickets-online.co.uk/
25 December Merry Christmas!
21 December Resident DJ's Andy & Darren will be joined by Graham Massey and Livewire at this month's dos:in event at Cyberia. Tune into the live Net broadcast on: 0171 Internet Radio between 2pm and midnight UK time this Sunday. Make sure you have the free real audio software.
November The 808 State Radio Show on Galaxy 102 with DJ's Andy and Darren now broadcasts on Sundays. It goes out live between 10 and 12 pm every week.
November With the love and co-operation of 808 State, ZTT are releasing a Best Of 808 State album, entitled 808:88:98. Celebrating ten years of music from 808 State, this collection of their finest work has a planned release date of 20 April 1998 and will be available on CD and Cassette. It will be proceeded by a single on 23 March 1998 which will be a new mix of Pacific, possibly with a new mix of Cübik on the b-side. There may even be a video compilation coming out together with the album. Watch this space for more news as it happens!
November The ZTT label has left the Warner group of companies and now has independent status. Current distribution is through 3MV.
November Andy and Darren are DJ-ing at Partisan in Moscow on 14 November. They'll be joined by fellow Mancunian DJ Tom Wainwright at this 2000 capacity venue.
13 October 'Sun Arise' by Rolf Harris is released on EMI UK (CD 7243 8 84691 28) and includes three 808 remixes. Check out the Dub Mix!
October Kiss Radio 102 has been taken over and is now called Galaxy 102.
October The 808 State remix of 'Trailer Music' by Japanese band Pizzicato Five is released on Matador Records US 12" (OLE 274-1) and UK CD5 (OLE 289-2, 7 44861 02892 5). This will also be available on the forthcoming P5 Remix album.
Sepember 1997 808 State and Mansun team up for the track 'Skin Up Pin Up' featured on the soundtrack to the movie Spawn available on Epic / Sony Music Soundtrax.