808 State
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1988
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808 State are an English electronic music group, formed in 1987 in Manchester, taking their name from the Roland TR-808 drum machine and their common state of mind. They were formed by Graham Massey, Martin Price and Gerald Simpson, and ...

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Biography

808 State are an English electronic music group, formed in 1987 in Manchester, taking their name from the Roland TR-808 drum machine and their common state of mind. They were formed by Graham Massey, Martin Price and Gerald Simpson, and they released their debut album, Newbuild, in September 1988.

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Pacific State (BBC Live Recording, Kentish Town And Country Club, 24 Feb 1993)
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Contrique (BBC Live Recording, Kentish Town And Country Club, 24 Feb 1993)
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Pacific State (Rudi Stakker remix)
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Owner Of A Lonely Heart (2 Close To The Edge Mix)
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Owner Of A Lonely Heart (2 Close To The Edge Mix) Owner Of A Lonely Heart (2 Close To The Edge Mix) Owner Of A Lonely Heart (2 Close To The Edge Mix) Owner Of A Lonely Heart (2 Close To The Edge Mix)
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Unknown venue, Criccieth, UK
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808 State, Kelis, Elbow, Madness, Manic Street Preachers, Anna Calvi, Laura Mvula, Temples, Jack Savoretti, Stealing Sheep, Gilles Peterson, Eaves, Eska, Clap! Clap!, Hooton Tennis Club, Dynamo, Drinks, House Of Mystery and MOTH TRAP
Dartmouth Field, London, UK
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808 State, Squarepusher
Troxy, London, UK
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808 State
The Globe, Cardiff, UK
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808 State, Happy Mondays, Stereo MCs, The Orb, Inspiral Carpets, Space, The Farm, The Wedding Present, The Primitives, The Wonder Stuff, Lo Fidelity Allstars, The Frank And Walters, The Telescopes, Northside, Cud, Space Monkeys, The Real People, Ultrasound, Milltown Brothers, Eat, Mark Morriss, The Clone Roses, The Asbo Kid and Cooking Soup Djs
Butlin's - Minehead, Minehead, UK


Biography

808 State are an English electronic music group, formed in 1987 in Manchester, taking their name from the Roland TR-808 drum machine and their common state of mind. They were formed by Graham Massey, Martin Price and Gerald Simpson, and they released their debut album, Newbuild, in September 1988.

The band secured commercial success in 1989, when their song "Pacific State" was picked up by BBC Radio 1 DJ Gary Davies.

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