808 State news 2016
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20:12:2016 - 808 State to play live at LISTEN! A Brussels Future Music Festival in April 2017

We are pleased to announce the first live show for 2017: LISTEN! - A Brussels Future Music Festival in Belgium on 1 April 2017. Tickets go on sale 17 January 2017.

28:08:2016 - In Yer Face Bicep remixes
  • Bicep have remixed In Yer Face, to be released on vinyl 30 September. For more details see the forum.
  • Touched 3 charity download compilation features 808 State - Lemon (Fritz von Runte Steppers Design) and Massonix - Corona. For more details see the discography page.
16:07:2016 - Live news - Sunderland

Another live date has been announced: 808 State live on Saturday 19 August at Herrington Country Park, Sunderland, as part of Hacienda Classical.
Andy's DJ mix for Pure Radio 6th Birthday on 16th July is now available for download on the Radio page.

14:07:2016 - Live news - Rome

808 State will be playing a live date on Saturday 10 September at the Andrea Doria Concert Hall in Rome, Italy. Tickets.

24:06:2016 - release news

The 808:90 and ex:el deluxe 2xLP releases are now out on regular black vinyl. The coloured vinyl releases are sold out.
Out 22 July 2016: Konstrukt feat. Graham Massey and David Andrew McLean - Live At Islington Mill. Limited edition cassette on Astral Spirits through Monofonus Press followed by a vinyl release on Holidays Records later this year.

13:06:2016 - Live news - London

808 State will be playing a live date on Saturday 8th October 2016 at Koko in London.

31:05:2016 - ex:el deluxe expanded double yellow vinyl LP out now

Out now:
The ex:el deluxe expanded double LP on yellow vinyl. The discography page of all ex:el deluxe editions has been updated. ex:el and 808:90 are available through the 808 State store amongst others.
Crispy Ambulance - Random Textures + Compulsion, produced by Graham Massey.
Moby - Music From Porcelain 2CD compilation, includes Pacific State.

06:05:2016 - 808:90 deluxe expanded double blue vinyl LP out now

The 808:90 deluxe expanded double LP on blue vinyl is out now. The discography page of all 90 deluxe editions has been updated.

30:04:2016 - 808 DJ mix by Andy on Pure Radio 30 April 2016 from 18:00 CET ( 5pm UK time)
Pure Radio flyer
Update: Now available for download in the Radio show section.
16:04:2016 - ex:el to be released on coloured double vinyl LP
ex:el MOV 2LP
Music On Vinyl are releasing yet another exclusive 808 State item: ex:el on 180 gram audiophile vinyl. It includes gatefold sleeve, 4 page booklet and 4 bonus tracks. Limited edition on yellow vinyl! Cat: MOVLP1615. Release date: June 2016. The bonus tracks include Ooops (Utsala Head Mix) and Cubik (Monkey Mafia Remix) which didn't feature on the deluxe CD release.
14:04:2016 - 808:90 (expanded) released on double vinyl LP
808:90 2LP
Music On Vinyl are releasing 808:90 (expanded) on 180 gram audiophile vinyl. The expanded version is released on vinyl for the first time and includes gatefold sleeve, 4 page booklet, printed inner sleeves and 8 bonus tracks. First pressing of 750 numbered copies on transparent blue vinyl! Cat: MOVLP1614. Release date: 9 May 2016.
24:03:2016 - Daniel Steinberg - Crucial (808 State Remix)
Daniel Steinberg EP
Out now: Daniel Steinberg - Crucial (808 State mix by Graham Massey) on the Left Hand remixes vinyl EP. Cat: Arms & Legs A&L33. Available digitally and on CD promo too.
Massonix - Harpopolis on The Laboratory Project - Taste Masters 5 (Digital).
Ken Hollings - Ideas Are One Thing, And What Happens Is Another (Production by Graham Massey) on Works For Magnetic Tape (Cassette).

08:03:2016 - 808 State release for Record Store Day 2016
808 Pacific RSD
Pacific is getting a special Record Store Day release through the Dutch Music On Vinyl label. It contains four mixes: original, 202, 303 & 909. Exclusive Record Store Day worldwide release. 180 gram audiophile vinyl, limited edition of 2000 copies on blue & black mixed vinyl! Cat: MOV12004. Only available in participating record stores on 16 April 2016.
18:02:2016 - Rebuild live at Dekmantel Festival

Graham Massey and A Guy Called Gerald will be playing a live Rebuild set at the Dekmantel night festival at the Melkweg in Amsterdam on Friday 5 August.

05:02:2016 - 808 State live at Hacienda Classical concert Manchester

808 State will be special guests at the Hacienda Classical event, Manchester Castlefield Bowl on 2 July 2016!

23:01:2016 - Stuart Maconie's Freakier Zone BBC Radio 6

Stuart and Graham Massey of 808 State look at the stranger side of David Bowie; including hearing from Bowie himself talking about the music he loves in a show he recorded for Radio 1 in May 1979. Transmission: 23:January at 23:59 on BBC Radio 6.

09:01:2016 - Channel 4 documentary

Graham and Andy appear in the new Channel 4 documentary 'The 80s: Ten years that Changed Britain', this Sunday 10 January at 22:00 UK time.

07:01:2016 - New Paddy Steer LP

Out now: Paddy Steer - Bifurcation Arrows Misleading Visuals album. Graham features on four tracks.

02:01:2016 - DJ mix

The 808 State DJ set for Report2DancefloorRadio on 1 January 2016 is now on the 808 DJ page for download.

01:01:2016 - Year review of 2015

808 State played eleven live shows, the most live shows since 1997. On some 808 State performed the album Ninety in its entirety marking the 25th anniversary of it's release.

Releases included:

Full 2015 news archive.