808 State reissue 808:90 (or simply Ninety), with bonus tracks, and Ex:El on Vinyl.
808 State started out as a hip-hop trio called Hit Squad Manchester, featuring Martin Price, Graham Massey and Gerald Simpson who all met at Price’s record store. They soon changed direction into house/techno, morphed into 808 State and released their first album Newbuild on the Creed record label founded by Price.
If you collect 808 State check eil.com for regular restocks of original, rare and out of print Vinyl and CDs… here are our current top 3:-
Forecast – 1993 Japanese 11-track promo sample CD album issued to radio stations and reviewers ahead of the actual release date. Including Plan 9 Choki Galaxy Mix, Olympic ’93 Word Mix and One In Ten 808 Original Mix. Custom stamped i nner rim on the disc and promotional stickered back insert, complete with picture sleeve plus obi-strip WMC5-603
New Build – Rare 1988 UK Creed label 7-track vinyl LP, includes Sync/Swim, Flow Coma & Headhunters, picture sleeve. The sleeve shows some minor shelfwear and the vinyl has a few light surface scuffs – a great copy STATE002:-
Gorgeous – Limited edition 1993 UK/German-pressed 12-track vinyl LP, complete with bonus 5-track 12″ single which features Sexy Synthesizer, Femme Deluxe, Lemon, Purple Dust & Sexy Dance. The sleeve has some edge wear & a light cornercrease yet both vinyl discs look barely played ZTT12X