808 State news 2015

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20:02:2015 - 808 State live in London 6 March 2015

808:90:LIVE 6 March 2015 London

Only two weeks to go before 808 State perform Ninety in its entirety at LEAF. Read an extensive interview by The Ransom Note with Graham talking about revisiting the past. For schedule and tickets see LEAF. Also see Forum discussion. 808:90:LIVE artwork by Don Voorhies.

17:02:2015 - MC Tunes album release

MC Tunes Damag By Stereo 2CD24 years on, the lost MC Tunes album 'Damage By Stereo' has now been released. It features quite a few 808 State connections: two exclusive Dust Brothers remixes of 'Dance Yourself To Death', a 2014 remix of '5 Minutes In Paradise' by Andy Barker, Ragman on vocals, a homage to A Guy Called Gerald, etc. Physical double CD now available now from Piccadilly Records, digital version from Hacienda Records. Full details on the discography page.

07:02:2015 - 808 State DJ sets

Two new 808 State DJ mixes have been uploaded to the 808 State DJ page: the mix for Pure Radio, in memory of Mart Moon, transmitted 22 January 2015 and the DJ set at Paradiso Amsterdam for WinterWooferland 24 January 2015.

06:02:2015 - Crispy Ambulance album

Crispy Ambulance FBN54Graham has produced a new album for Crispy Ambulance, also adding synth lines to one of the tracks. Album title: Compulsion (Factory Benelux, FBN 54). Format: vinyl (limited edition of 500 with free download). Release date: Record Store Day (18 April 2015).

28:01:2015 - 808 State live at Camp Bestival 1 August 2015

808 State are confirmed to play live at Camp Bestival on 1 August. Tickets from ticketline.

15:01:2015 - 808 State to perform the 90 album live at LEAF 6 March 2015

808:90808 State will be performing the classic album Ninety in its entirety at the London Electronic Arts Festival on 6 March, marking the 25 year anniversary of 90. 808 will be supporting Modeselektor, who will also be joining Graham for talks during the daytime conference. More info and tickets at LEAF and londonwarehouseevents.

MC Tunes - Damage By Stereo: Recorded at Sarm Studios, produced by Trevor Horn MC Tunes lost tapes have been rediscovered. 24 years later Hacienda records are releasing them. The album features a remix by Andy Barker and will be launched 7 February at South in Manchester.

02:01:2015 - News

808 State are confirmed to play live at the Shiiine On Weekender in November of this year.
Graham has been in the studio with Crispy Ambulance for a release hopefully out on RecordStoreDay.
Graham is featured with several tracks as Danny & The Dressmakers on the Deeply Vale boxset.

01:01:2015 Wrap-up of 2014

808 State played only one live gig in 2014 plus a Graham Massey analogue Rebuild gig.

Releases included:

2014 news archive.