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Ahead of a new tour and album, the visionary Manchester crew recall the making and impact of their acid house classic...

Graham Massey and Andy Barker take their places at a table in the first floor restaurant at Manchester arts institution HOME, just a stone’s throw away...

The band confirmed the news on social media yesterday (7th November)

Andy Barker, 808 State's longtime bassist and keyboard player has died, aged 53. His passing was confirmed in a message posted yesterday (7th November) to 808 State's...

Francesca Lombardo shares new live version of album track, ‘Call Me Wrong’, with remixes from the legendary 808 State and The Orb. Hear 808 state’s...

Francesca Lombardo has shared a live version of her track ‘Call Me Wrong’, with accompanying remixes from legendary UK electronic acts 808 State and The...

Seminal acid house outfit to tour material old and new

808 State have announced that they will be going on tour this year to mark their 30th anniversary.

The pioneering acid house group formed in...

Available for $1799 following this year’s Moogfest...

Moog has introduced a limited edition synth, dubbed the Subsequent 37 CV, ahead of this year’s Moogfest.

The “Moogfest Edition” is limited to just...

Northern Irish duo tackle 808 State’s ‘In Yer Face’...

Bicep have announced they’ve remixed 808 State’s seminal track ‘In Yer Face’ which will be released this September both on vinyl and digitally.

Andy Ferguson...

Listen to their new single, ‘Tokyo Tokyo’

Famed UK duo Graham Massey and Andy Barker, better known as 808 State, are returning with their first album in 17 years.

Transmission Suite follows...

In honor of inventor Bob Moog...

Moogfest, taking place in Durham, North Carolina from 18th through 21st May 2017, will host a stacked artist line-up consisting of Derrick...

Plus the legendary Roy Ayers...

Moovin’ Festival 2017, set to take place over the August Bank Holiday Weekend at Whitebottom Farm in Compstall, will welcome 808 State, Gilles Peterson, Crazy...

The video follows the journey of the late Larry Smith's personal Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer

Roland have shared a video celebrating the history of the TR-808 Rhythm Composer.

Each year on the 8th August Roland celebrate 808 Day and this...

Independents Day is ready to roll

The UK is world famous for its independent record labels. Names like Buzzin' Fly, Ninja Tune and 20:20 Vision are all synonymous with quality: small...

The German giants previewed a prototype at Superbooth in Berlin...

Behringer have unveiled their Roland TR-808 clone – the RD-808 – at the music tech conference Superbooth in Berlin. In a video with Sonic State...

Osunlade: spiritual state of mind

Producer of soul greats, maker of classic house records, ordained Yoruba priest and avid live streamer, Osunlade has lived a remarkable life so far. He tells Ria Hylton how remaining independent has been vital to his creativity and career

Nomads. They roam new lands, find fresh pasture and feed their flock. Osunlade — an ordained Yoruba priest — has something of the shepherd about...

Why was it important to you to develop a live show over just DJing?
"Playing in a live band is something we’ve always done, since we...

The link-up was announced on Roland 808 Day...

A new Roland-inspired beer called the BR-808 will soon be available.

The 7% IPA was announced earlier this week on what is annually recognised as...