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808 State are an music outfit formed in 1988 in Manchester, England taking their name from the Roland TR-808 drum machine. Widely regarded as one of the pioneers of , they were formed by Graham Massey (from ex- band Biting Tongues), Martin Price and Gerald Simpson (later to record as A Guy Called Gerald).

They released their debut Newbuild in 1988. Autechre and Aphex Twin have often cited the album as being enormously influential, and the… read more

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