808 State news 2014

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23:03:14 Graham in April SOS magazine & on the radio

SOS magazineThe April 2014 issue of Sound On Sound magazine features an extensive interview (six pages) with Graham Massey on Pacific State as their Classic Track. The beginning of the interview is on the Sound On Sound website. Available at news shops now.

Graham talked about the TR-808's influence on Radio 4's Today show on Friday. It's also on Radio 4's Pick Of The Week today (starts at 18:15 UK time)

Graham's 6mix transmitted 14 February 2014 on BBC Radio 6 Mix is now available for download from the Radio Show page. In this 42-track show Graham picks a selection of musical influences before launching into a special Manchester mix.

21:03:14 Unreleased Kate Havnevik mix by Graham Massey

Kate HavnevikThe previously unreleased Graham Massey mix of Kate Havnevik's 'New Day' from 2007 is set to see the daylight on her compilation double CD titled 'Residue'. It should be out on 31 March and can be pre-ordered from her website. Thanks to Badgerman for reporting this on the forum.

21:02:14 Graham Massey gigs and Radio Shows

On Monday 24 February, Graham Massey collaborates with ten piece "disabled" band The Prospectors at The Band On The Wall Manchester. Free gig! Graham talks about this gig on Vicky Richardson's Night Moves show on All FM 96.9 Manchester. Check it out on the 808 radio shows page.

20:02:14 Roland Aira first look

roland tr-8Graham Massey takes a first look at the brand new Roland Aira series which includes the TR-8 (reproducing the legendary TR-808 and TR-909) and the TB-3 (reproducing the TB-303).
Exclusive first look with Graham (YouTube 2:27)
Exclusive extended interview with Graham (YouTube 6:51)
A Guy Called Gerald plays with them (YouTube 2:59)

05:02:14 Unity Radio 808 DJ take-over

The 808 State DJs guested on Mark XTC's Bass Music show on Unity Radio. Download the show now on the 808 radio shows page.

29:01:14 Hacienda 808 DJ mix

An 808 State DJs Hacienda 30th Birthday Car Park mix from 2012 has been added to the 808 State DJs & Radioshow page. Scroll to 21 May 2012.

27:01:14 The Art of the 12" Volume 3

The Art Of The 12" Vol 3Coming up in February: The Art of the 12" Volume Three, including 808 State - Olympic (Word Production Mix) and 808 State Vs. Art Of Noise - Moments In Love (Massey Mix Two). Also see the thread in the forum.

26:01:14 Finitribe remix

FinitribeFinitribe have released DeTestimony with the 101 Massey mix on it. Unfortunately it has been mislabelled. Confused purchasers might want to wait until that has been fixed. For details see the thread in the forum.

08:01:14 Happy New Year

Happy New Year! News of upcoming releases to follow soon.

01:01:14 Wrap-up of 2013

808 State played six live gigs in 2013 plus two Graham Massey & A Guy Called Gerald analogue Rebuild dates.

Graham Massey releases / remixes / production etc. included:

And as a reminder, the end of the year saw the release of the wonderful 123-track download charity album Touched which includes 808 State's 'Atlas 7'.

Full 2013 news archive.