Next month, Artoffact Records will reissue pioneering electronic music act 808 State’s second and third albums — 1989’s Ninety and 1991’s ex:el — in expanded and remastered form on limited-edition, collector’s item cassettes — and we’ve got two sets of them to give away to lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs readers.
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Trevor Horn’s groundbreaking electro-pop label ZTT Records is commemorating a major milestone this fall with The Organization of Pop: Music From The First Thirty Years of ZTT Records, a new 2CD, 28-track compilation that collects tracks from Propaganda, Art of Noise, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, 808 State and more.
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind,we revisit the tail end of the April 15, 1990, episode, which featured a 5-minute Kurt Loder-hosted MTV News report about the so-called Madchester scene, featuring interviews with Manchester acts such as Happy Mondays, 808 State and New Order’s Bernard Sumner.
This week’s new releases include the first two reissues from The Jesus and Mary Chain (‘Psychocandy,’ ‘Darklands’), a new album from The Waterboys (‘An Appointment with Mr. Yeats’), best-ofs from Throwing Muses (‘Anthology’) and 808 State (‘Blueprint’) and a 3CD/1DVD box set from Madness (‘A Guided Tour of Madness’).
This week’s new releases include Peter Gabriel’s new orchestral covers album, a live Pet Shop Boys CD/DVD, Niter Ebb’s first new record in 15 years and new reissues from Pixies, Bomb the Bass and 808 State.
Tweet Expanded 2CD reissues of Manchester acid-house outfit 808 State’s second, third and fourth albums are being re-reissued with “restored” artwork and new packaging under […]