| poeTV | Submit | Login   |

Reddit Digg Stumble Facebook
Artist:808 State
Desc:This is the late 80s.
Category:Music Videos, Electronic Dance Industrial Ambient
Tags:80s, dance music, synthesizers, 808 state, pacific state
Submitted:Big Beef Burritos Supreme
View Ratings
Register to vote for this video
Favorited 1 Time
Buy Song:iTunes - Amazon

People Who Liked This Video Also Liked:
Joy Division - Atmosphere
Philip Pullman responds to a question about the title of his new book
Kiss and Tell
Dude Apparently Stone Cold Clotheslines Some Dickhead (with special surprise at the end!!)
Stephen Fry: Guilty (2007)
Pain Don't Hurt
'I Want My Country Back Lady' has some other opinions
William Shatner and Rush Limbaugh Argue Healthcare
Yet another Who Wants to Be a Millionaire failure
A Bit of Fry and Laurie - There Ain't But One Way
Comment count is 3
Desidiosus - 2008-12-01
Last time I posted 808 State I got one starred. I shall spare you the debilitating trauma and humiliation.
godot - 2008-12-01
Don't worry about it.

There are some juveniles that think taste is absolute and somewhat objective. I was perhaps one of them. I was raised on a diet of Floyd and Metallica, had my head opened by college DJing, but didn't feel electronica till the ripe age of 23 when I bought Orbital's brown album on a whim. There are lots of genres that (14 years later), I expect I'll never understand: low-fi indie, death metal, popular hip-hop and top-40. When I hear something new on 73q I don't have any compass points for, I'm very wary of rating. I just don't have the cultural background to appreciate it.

As for 808 State, they were briefly important, as an entry level for their genre. But as intermediaries (between popular music and the evolving electronica undergroud), they developed little enduring affection. The genres progressed, and onlike their contemporaneous peers, 808 State either disolved or digressed too early from popular taste. For the artists, there is a huge element of luck to a lasting career.

kiint - 2008-12-01
i've always loved this song and video
Register or login To Post a Comment

Video content copyright the respective clip/station owners please see hosting site for more information.
Privacy Statement