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Martin Price was the owner of a record shop, Eastern Bloc, and was also the founder of the independent record labelCreed. Soon after, the band shifted to an acid Pacific State 707 - Various - Weekender sound, recording the debut Newbuild inwhile using the name State for the first time.
Newbuild was released on Price's own record label. In an interview with Mojo magazine inGraham Massey explained that the album was recorded over the course of a winter weekend in January at Spirit Studios, Manchester.
The album was named after a Bolton housing co-operative. The record was re-released in on Aphex Twin 's Rephlex Records. Aphex Twin was a huge fan of the record: "It was the next step after Chicago acid, and as much as I loved Crepuscular Solidao - Cesaria Evora - Greatest Hits, I could relate much better to State.
It seemed colder and more human at the same time. Around the same time, the band also recorded an acid house version of Pacific State 707 - Various - Weekender Order 's " Blue Monday ". The record was released in by Rephlex Records.
Massey was also a member of the band Aqua in the early s, along with the violinist Graham Clarka former pupil of Manchester Grammar School. The album was a moderate success, reaching number 26 in the UK Albums Chart and also saw a European and Japanese release. In OctoberPrice left the group to perform solo production work, eventually forming his own label, Sun Text. The remaining members released a fourth album called Gorgeousand after that, did some remix work for David BowieSoundgardenand other performers, before returning with the album entitled Don Solaris in They released a greatest hits compilation albumin InNewbuild was re-released.
Some of the Debbie Harry* - Rockbird work, particularly in the albums Ex:el and Gorgeous show their new wave influences by sampling or featuring new wave icons such as Bernard Sumner on the song "Spanish Heart" and Ian McCulloch on "Moses".
Inthey released Outpost Transmission which featured guest collaborations from the Alabama 3 and Guy Garvey from Elbow. The band is still active, touring and performing DJ sets. Partington left the band after being jailed for 18 months in January for dealing heroin and crack cocaine. The show will feature new versions of tracks from their year history and totally new material from their forthcoming sixth studio album.
Partington and Barker presented the State Radio Show, first on Sunset from toand later on Kiss from to In Pacific State 707 - Various - WeekenderState composed the theme tune to the Channel 4 television programmeThe Word.
This is the only release on which all five members of the group Massey, Price, Simpson, Barker, and Partington contributed simultaneously. Massey released the solo album Subtracks under the name Massonix on Skam Records. He is a member of Biting Tonguesan experimental jazz rock group once signed to Factory Records.
He also created the big band project called Massey's Toolshed Allstars eventually shortened to Toolshed. Price released a couple of EPs under the name Switzerland. He also managed the band Kaliphz later known as Kaleef who had a hit with a hip-hop cover version of The Stranglers " Golden Brown ". Barker has produced a small number of tracks under the names Atlas and Benaco. Partington has recorded under the name Jeep.
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