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by nickking
08 Nov 2021 10:41
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: Andy Barker Rest In Peace
Replies: 9
Views: 565

Re: Andy Barker Rest In Peace

Awful news - still processing it, if I'm honest...

Will always remember the happy times - the meet ups, the friendly chats...

And, of course, the music

R.I.P. Andy - you'll be missed
by nickking
29 Oct 2021 16:32
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State live at London EartH 30 Oct 2021
Replies: 9
Views: 12096

Re: 808 State live at London EartH 30 Oct 2021

PeteB wrote: 28 Oct 2021 18:02 Who else is going to this one, Nick and Myself?
Yup, looking forward to this (after yet another busy week at work) - another mate of mine (Mel) will also be tagging along.

8)
by nickking
29 Oct 2021 16:26
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State live at Brighton Concorde2 29 Oct 2021
Replies: 6
Views: 11522

Re: 808 State live at Brighton Concorde2 29 Oct 2021

PeteB wrote: 28 Oct 2021 18:01 i won't be attending this event now, hope to do London and Liverpool next
Yeah, I wanted to go as well - just a pain to get there and back in an evening...
by nickking
29 Oct 2021 16:01
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: R.E.M. - New Adventures In Hi-Fi - Remaster - out today
Replies: 0
Views: 24

R.E.M. - New Adventures In Hi-Fi - Remaster - out today

R.E.M.'s "New Adventures In Hi-Fi" (Remastered version) is out today, and includes the 808 State remix of "King Of Comedy" on CD2. Also on the bundle with a blu-ray. Sadly, the instrumental 808 State Remix still hasn't appeared on CD/Digital format... :( https://www.808state.com/...
by nickking
28 Oct 2021 16:06
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State In Yer Face (Bicep remixes)
Replies: 10
Views: 17709

Re: 808 State In Yer Face (Bicep remixes)

markus wrote: 28 Oct 2021 15:59 White vinyl re-press out now!
Yup, received mine this morning - good ol' Juno! 8)
by nickking
20 Oct 2021 10:55
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State live at Manchester Ritz 16 October 2021
Replies: 8
Views: 3538

Re: 808 State live at Manchester Ritz 16 October 2021

Great gig - will refrain from posting the setlist until after the tour to avoid any spoilers!

In the meantime, here's a gig review:

https://aah-magazine.co.uk/2021/808-sta ... lub-scene/

8)
by nickking
13 Oct 2021 13:42
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: 808 State live at Manchester Ritz 16 October 2021
Replies: 8
Views: 3538

Re: 808 State live at Manchester Ritz 16 October 2021

Looking forward to this - me & Pete will be attending! 8)
by nickking
28 Sep 2021 11:29
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: Henge - Exo - 808 State Remix
Replies: 5
Views: 148

Henge - Exo - 808 State Remix

Henge release a digital/10" single of Exo, featuring a remix by 808 State on 15th October 2021: https://www.808state.com/discogs/propages/prohenge/Henge-ExoGoldilocksClubMixes-UK-Digital-A.jpg "Since landing on Earth 6 years ago we have enjoyed learning about the customs of the planet's do...
by nickking
20 Aug 2021 10:30
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: ZTT Remastered Singles
Replies: 23
Views: 2298

Re: ZTT Remastered Singles

Pacific Tommy Boy Mixes Graham: We hooked up with Tommy Boy Records for a U.S. licensing deal some time early in 1990. It would have been a natural choice in that they were also under the Warner Bros umbrella like ZTT plus that they were looking for a boost in club credibility at the time by lookin...
by nickking
15 Aug 2021 16:40
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: ZTT Remastered Singles
Replies: 23
Views: 2298

Re: ZTT Remastered Singles

The Extended Pleasures Of Dance EP: Graham 808 State/ZTT Friday Reamster series continues The Extended Pleasure Of Dance ,sounds like a Paul Morley title if ever I heard one ! But If I remember correctly the PM had left his post shortly after securing our signatures to a ZTT contract . I found this...
by nickking
06 Aug 2021 08:58
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: ZTT Remastered Singles
Replies: 23
Views: 2298

Re: ZTT Remastered Singles

Pacific (UK Mixes): Graham Do you know you're Pacific 303 from you're Pacific 909 or indeed your Pacific 212 Well we are going to split this weeks 808 /ZTT remasters into the UK mixes and then another week for the Tommy Boy U.S. mixes. The story of Pacific by 808 State goes back to November 1988 wh...
by nickking
30 Jul 2021 09:38
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: ZTT Remastered Singles
Replies: 23
Views: 2298

Re: ZTT Remastered Singles

Insane Lover / Freak: Graham: Hi lets have a go at some notes for this weeks 808 /ZTT Remasterd single which is “Insane Lover/Freak.” You probably wont have heard it before. After the initial burst of the first 5 years of 808 State 1994 was a slow year ,experimenting ,remixing ,DJ ing ,writing in o...
by nickking
25 Jul 2021 10:38
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: ZTT Remastered Singles
Replies: 23
Views: 2298

Re: ZTT Remastered Singles

Bombadin - UK Mixes: UK edition of Bombadin is this weeks remaster from the 808 State /ZTT archives. notes to U.S. version would also apply to this version too.(scroll up the page) Listen/hear : 01. Bombadin - Barta Edit: 0:03:50 02. Bombadin - Bombapella: 0:04:43 03. Marathon - Club 12" Mix: ...
by nickking
09 Dec 2020 17:30
Forum: 808 State discussion
Topic: BBC Sounds - 808 at 40 – The Drum Machine That Changed Music Forever
Replies: 2
Views: 949

Re: BBC Sounds - 808 at 40 – The Drum Machine That Changed Music Forever

Here's one that was on today, entitled "We Celebrate 40 Years Of The TR-808 Drum Machine": "We celebrate the 40th anniversary of the TR 808 Drum Machine which has completely changed the face of popular music. The booming kick drum, snappy snares and crisp handclaps have been the rhyth...