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'State To State 2', 'State To State 3' and 'Outpost Transmission' Digitally Released

For the first time ever, the UNRELEASED albums 'State to State 2' and 'State to State 3' are available digitally, along with 'Outpost Transmissions', directly from the 808 State official website. All downloads are available in your choice of High-Quality MP3, AAC, Apple Lossless, FLAC, and WAVE formats.

'State To State 2'

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'State To State 2'

808 State released this second archive collection as a bonus disc with the DVD 'OPTIBUK' on the ZTT Label in 1998. The Material is taken from 1994 to 1998 from recordings at PWL studios in Manchester. Much of the material was performed live around this time with some cuts being incorporated into their next official album Outpost Transmission in 2002. Contains two bonus tracks.
RELAY
Recorded and mixed at The Woolhall Studios, Bath Nov 94. Mixed by Al Stone & 808 State. Vox Continental organ, Fender Stratocaster guitar, pocket trumpet, Akai sampler, Gibson Firebird bass with Korg g50 bass synth processor, Mini Moog synthesizer, Roland TR909 and JD800 drums.

LONG ORANGE
Recorded and mixed at PWL Studios, Manchester April 1997 by Jason Barron & 808 State. Memory Moog/Mini Moog, ARP 2600, Sequential Circuits Pro One & Roland Jupiter 8 Synthesizers, Akai sampler, Roland TR 909 drum machine, Denon rhythm box.

KONG KING
Recorded and mixed at PWL Studios Manchester May 1997 by Jason Barron & 808 State. Soprano saxophones with Korg Vocoder, Vibraphone, Fender Bass, Mellotron strings, Akai sampler, Korg Prophecy, Roland TR 909 & Quasimidi 309 drums.

THE TEN TEN
Recorded and mixed at PWL Studio, Manchester May 1997. Memory Moog, Mini Moog, ARP 2600, Oberhiem 4 voice & Korg Prophecy synthesizers. Akai sampler/voice to Boss G5 guitar processor. Roland Juno 106 & Jupiter 8 Synthesizers, TR909 drums.

CASSIUS
Recorded and mixed at PWL May 1997 by Jason Barron & 808 State. Soprano saxophones, Trombones, Korg Vocoder. Moog Opus3 organ, Akai sampler, Mellotron flutes. Roland JD 800 sub bass, Memory Moog. Roland TR 909/ Quasimidi 309 drums.

HOOKED
Recorded and mixed at PWL May 1997 by Jason Barron & 808 State. Oboe, Danelectro Baritone Guitar, Akai sampler, Fender bass guitar, ARP Odyssey Synthesizer/Mac Voice/TR 909 drum machine.

FUZZ NASTY
Recorded and mixed at PWL October 1997 by Jason Barron & 808 State. Gibson Les Paul guitars, Fender bass guitar, Bentley Acetone organ, Alto saxophone, Akai sampler/Mini Moog & Roland Juno 106 Synthesizers/TR909 drum machine/Casio VL Tone. Colin Seddon plays Drum Kit.

VILLAINS AND NERDS
Recorded and mixed at Testa Rossa Studios Manchester May 1998. Mixed by Andy Drelingcourt & 808 State. Baritone saxophones, Oberhiem 4 voice Synthesizer, Akai sampler, Voices, Casio CZ 101 organ/Waldorf Microwave XL, Roland TR 909 and Quasimidi 309 drums. James Ford plays drum kit.

QUINCY’S LUNCH (PWL long) Recorded and mixed at PWL October 1997 by Jason Barron & 808 State. Mini Moog, Memory Moog, Oberhiem 4 Voice, Roland, JD800 Synthesizers, Denon rhythm box, Akai sampler, TR 909 Drum Machine. Emu Vintage Keys & Oberhiem Matrix 1000.

BANACHEQ LIVE Desk recording from LA 2 (Astoria 2) London 5th February 1997. Graham Massey - Bass Guitar and Moog Liberation synthesizer. Andrew Barker - Samplers and Keys. Darren Partington - MC, percussion pads and decks. Colin Seddon - drums.

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'State To State 3'

Previously unreleased material from sessions at PWL and Testa Rossa Studios in Manchester dating from 1994 to 2001. Also includes live cuts and remixes from 808 Stateʼs own archive.
EASTERN STANDARD
Recorded at PWL Studios Manchester July 1997 Mixed by Jason Barron and 808 State Fender Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul, Takemine Acoustic - Guitars, Fender bass Korg Prophecy, Mini Moog, Oberhiem Matrix 1000, Juno 106 Synthesizers Akai sampler, TR 909 and Quasimidi 309 drums.

ATLAS 7
Recorded at Testa Rossa Studios Manchester. 2001 Mixed by Andy Drelincourt and 808 State Waldorf Microwave XT, Jupiter 8, Juno 106, Access Virus, Mini Moog, ARP Odyssey ARP 2600 Synthesizers. Akai sampler, EMU Orbit.

KABUKI DISCO
Recorded at Testa Rossa Studios Manchester. 2001 Mixed by Andy Drelincourt and 808 State Waldorf Microwave XT, Juno 106, Access Virus, ARP Odyssey, Casio CZ101 Yamaha DX 100 Synthesizers. Akai sampler, TR 909, Quasimidi 309 Drum Machines.

LEMON (Fritz Von Runte Steppah Design)
Redesigned by Fritz Von Runte 2011. Based on a baked tape from Vibes Studio Oldham. Engineered by Mike Haas Roland TB 303 Bassline, EM&M spectrum, Oberhiem 4 Voice, Moog Prodigy, Mini Moog & Memory Moog Synthesizers Roland TR909 Drum Machine. Large Metal Skip. Akai sampler.

OLYMPIC (Live in Tokyo)
Desk Recording from 'On Air' Shibuya Tokyo. A three night run 28th, 29th, 30th June 1993.

SWIMPERIAL
Recorded at Testa Rossa Studios Manchester. 2001 Mixed by Andy Drelincourt and 808 State Waldorf Microwave XT, Juno 106, Access Virus, ARP Odyssey, ARP2600, Roland SH09 Synthesizers. Akai sampler, TR 909, Quasimidi 309 Drum Machines.

ARGENTO NASTRO
Recorded at Testa Rossa Studios Manchester. 2001 Mixed by Andy Drelincourt and 808 State Roland TB 303 Bassline, Emu Orbit and Vintage Keys, Waldorf Microwave XT, Roland Jupiter 8 & Mini Moog Synthesizers. Akai sampler, TR 909, Quasimidi 309 Drum Machines.

COLONY (Revisited)
Remade at S.M.M.O.K.T. 2010. Roland Juno 106, Jupiter 8, Arturia ARP 2600, Arturia Jupiter 8. Oberhiem 4 Voice, Chase BIT 99, Roland D50, Pro One, SH 101 synthesizers ESX Sampler, TR 909 drum machine.

FLUTRONIC (Update) Recorded at PWL Studios Manchester July 1997. Mixed by Jason Barron and 808 State. Hohner Electra piano, Bentley Acetone organ, Yamaha CS50, Ibanez ST50 guitar, Percussion, ARP Axxe, Akai sampler.

PSALM Recorded at The Woolhall Studio, Bath November 1994. Mixed by Al Stone and 808 State. Words by Edward Barton, Vocals by Mark Curtis. Roland JX8P, Jupiter 8, Juno 106, JD 800, ARP Odyssey, Denon & Roland Drum Machines, Akai sampler. Yamaha Acoustic Guitar.

SHELLFISH Recorded at Testa Rossa Studios Manchester. 2001 Mixed by Andy Drelincourt and 808 State. Roland Juno 106, SH 101, Pro One , Mini Moog, EMU Vintage Keys, Korg Prophecy Akai sampler, TR 909 Drum Machine.

ROTATOR Recorded at PWL Studios Manchester 1999. Mixed by Jason Barron and 808 State. Korg Prophecy, JD800, Juno 106, Mini Moog, Emu Vintage Keys Akai sampler, TR 909 Drum machine.

606
Chopsumwong
Wheatstraw
Boogieman
Roundbum Mary
Lemonsoul
Suntower
Dissadis
Bent
Souflex
Crossword
Lungfoo
Slowboat
Yoyo

'Outpost Transmission'

Recorded at Testa Rossa Studios, Longsight, Manchester, Summer 2001. Produced by 808 State, Graham Massey, Darren Partington, Andrew Barker. Engineering and Pro Tool operation - Andrew Drelincourt & Graham Massey.
All tracks written by 808 State except : 606 by 808 State /Simian (vocals by Simon Lord). Lemonsoul written by 808 State / Guy Garvey. Crossword written by 808 State /Rev. D. Wayne Love & Larry Love (Alabama 3).

Art Direction by John Walsh. 808 Production Manager for Outpost Transmission - Mandy Doyle. 808 State Web Master - Markus Arnold. 808State.com

Thanks to Mandy Doyle, Ben Knot, Ian Wilde, Colin Seddon, James Ford, Mikey Wilson, Pete, Patty, Walt, Pablo, Charlie Chicken, Al Smith, Emma, Kate, Sadie, Jackson, Eve & Harvey. Special Thanks to Simon Lord, Guy Garvey And The Alabamas for your contributions vocally. John Walsh, Jon Child, Andy Booth. John Maclennan & North. 808 web agents Markus, Nick King, Ancodia, FVR. Al Faisal, The Crusty Cob, Lindas Pantry and Jerk & Spice. Andy Rossa (Drelingcourt) and the Asda DJ crew.

Transmission Kit


Drums - Roland Tr 909, TR606, CR78 drum machines, Quasimidi rave-o-lution 309. Roland JD 800, Akai 3000, Reactor.

Synthesizers - Mini Moog, ARP 2600, ARP Odyssey, ARP Axxe, Oberhiem 4 voice, Oberhiem Matrix 1000. Juno 106, Jupiter 8, SH101, SH09, JD800, Access Virus, Proteus Vintage Keys and Orbit. Waldorf Microwave XT, Korg Wavestation, Nord Lead, Reactor, Yamaha DX100 & CS50 Akai 3000, Korg Prophecy.

Organs - WEM Teisco, Vox Jaguar, Moog Opus 3, Hammond M100, Bentley Acetone.

Pianos - Wurlitzer, Rhodes, Hohner, Ajax Vibraphone.

Guitars - Fender Music Master Bass, Fender Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul, Baby Telecaster, Guild Starfire, Ibanez double neck and ST50.

Wind Instruments - Bass Clarinet, Pocket Trumpet.

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