808 State tickets and 2018 tour dates

2 upcoming events

62 previous events

6,520 tracking this

upcoming events

808 State: 30

The Welly in Hull

Thursday 20th December

Buy Tickets

Featured event
808 State : 30

Manchester Academy in Manchester

Friday 21st December

Buy Tickets

Statistics

48% Spotify popularity

0%
 
100%

Biography

The story of 808 State defines an era of electronic dance music and sets a blueprint of possibilities for future generations. As the NME observed “808 State revolutionised a whole genre of music in the late-80s, inspiring Underworld, Orbital and the Chemical Brothers in the process.”

Formed in Manchester in 1988 by Graham Massey, Martin Price and Gerald Simpson, 808 State’s first album – Newbuild - is now regarded as a milestone in UK electronica.

Quadrastate followed, including Pacific State, becoming an end-of-night anthem at the Hašienda and breaking out of the dance underground when it was picked up by daytime BBC Radio 1. The band pushed against dance-celebrity culture with intentionally minimalist record sleeves and a reluctance to self-promote. During this time Gerald recorded his own hit Voodoo Ray and decided to pursue his own career as A Guy Called Gerald. He was replaced by the 808 State DJs, Andrew Barker and Darren Partington.

808 State playlist

Below is a sample playlists for 808 State taken from spotify.

 

808 State videos

people who track 808 State also track:

Jesus and his Judgemental Father

View Artist »

Download our app or subscribe to our push notifications to get the latest alerts for 808 State

Do you promote/manage 808 State? Login to our free Promotion Centre to update these details.

Playlist samples powered by the awesome Spotify

Videos provided by YouTube

All event data and news is © Skiddle Ltd