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It’s finally the time of year where there are more movies in theaters than I have time to see, especially in NYC with earlier premieres. That’s not a bad place to be, because a lot of them have been good and a lot of them have used music well. It was only once I’d finished… More »

The singular genius of Depeche Mode’s music might be the way their songs inspire a gut-wrenching personal response. The best music is, of course, meant to do this, but when Depeche Mode started their career in the early ’80s, pop music was as expendable as it was in the 1950s: a product meant for easy… More »

Yesterday we posted a live version of an ethereal new tune Bat For Lashes did at Australia’s Vivid Festival. The second part of the Opera House set was performed acoustic with a string quartet — six songs of which five were covers (The Cure, Depeche Mode, Peter Gabriel, Radiohead, Dimitri Tiomkin/Ned Washington). Over the past… More »

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Dave Gahan & Soulsavers – “All Of This And Nothing”

Three years ago, Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan went solo, teaming with backing band the Soulsavers to release the album The Light The Dead See.
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2015 - 11:24 am

MG – “Europa Hymn (Andy Stott Remix)”

Depeche Mode founding member Martin Gore released his second solo album back in April, a moody 16-track electronic piece entitled MG. Today, fellow Englishman and…
Grace Birnstengel | June 10, 2015 - 2:19 pm

MG – “Europa Hymn” Video

Depeche Mode founding member Martin Gore previously announced his solo album MG and shared the single "Europa Hymn." It's a calm, galactic song that has…
Caitlin White | March 27, 2015 - 12:03 pm

Johnny Marr – “I Feel You” Video

For a new Record Store Day single, the former Smiths axe wizard Johnny Marr has recorded a version of Depeche Mode's 1993 single "I Feel
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2015 - 11:07 am

Johnny Marr – “I Feel You” (Depeche Mode Cover)

Johnny Marr has shared a recorded version of his cover of Depeche Mode's 1993 track "I Feel You," which he's been playing on tour over…
James Rettig | March 10, 2015 - 8:30 am

MG (Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore) – “Europa Hymn”

Martin Gore has been the second banana in Depeche Mode since pretty much the moment the group began, though he's also sung lead on some…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2015 - 11:23 am

Watch Johnny Marr Cover Depeche Mode’s “I Feel You” In Edmonton

Johnny Marr performed in Edmonton last night and covered Depeche Mode's "I Feel You" off 1993's Songs Of Faith And Devotion. Marr premiered the cover…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 4, 2014 - 11:40 am

Watch Depeche Mode Play “Enjoy The Silence” From New Live In Berlin Concert Film

Depeche Mode employed longtime visual director Anton Corbijn to film two concerts at O2 World Berlin last November, and he's compiling his footage into a…
Chris DeVille | October 24, 2014 - 4:25 pm

Depeche Mode – “My Little Universe (Boys Noize Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Whether we're talking football or world war, Germany and England traditionally don't get along all that well, but German bass producer Boys Noize feels like…
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2014 - 10:15 am

SixToes – “Low Guns” (Feat. Dave Gahan) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

The word "cinematic" gets tossed around a lot for the sake of musical hyperbole, but it's a fine fit for the awkwardly named London outfit…
Chris DeVille | November 7, 2013 - 12:02 pm

Photos: Austin City Limits 2013

The first of two Austin City Limits weekends took place in Zilker Park over the weekend, with performances by Depeche Mode, the Cure, Kings Of…
Stereogum | October 7, 2013 - 11:30 am

Photos: Depeche Mode @ Staples Center, Los Angeles 10/2/13

Depeche Mode capped an impressive three night run at the Staples Center in the midst of their tour for their latest album, Delta Machine. Dave…
Andrew Youssef | October 3, 2013 - 5:06 pm

Depeche Mode – “Should Be Higher” Live Video

Even if you're the type who doesn't go to too many arena-sized shows, Depeche Mode is the sort of bigger band you should seriously consider…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2013 - 11:44 am

Ghost B.C. – “Waiting for the Night” (Depeche Mode Cover)

The theatrical Swedish metal band Ghost B.C. have already shown that they have a way with the incongruous cover song; we posted their version of…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Depeche Mode – “Soothe My Soul” Video

If one had to invent a film genre for Depeche Mode's "Sooth My Soul" video, perhaps it would be New Wave Voyeurism. The black and…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 28, 2013 - 1:27 pm

Stream Depeche Mode Delta Machine

At this point, Depeche Mode are pretty much new-wave synthpop’s Rolling Stones. They have such a deep and unfuckwithable catalog of hits that they could…
Tom Breihan | March 19, 2013 - 9:20 am

Depeche Mode – “Soothe My Soul”

Depeche Mode's new album Delta Machine looms, and the band has already been making the late-night TV rounds, playing the brooding first single "Heaven." And…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2013 - 11:50 am

Watch Depeche Mode’s Live On Letterman Webcast

Last night, weathered synth-rock legends Depeche Mode did musical-guest honors on the Late Show With David Letterman, brooding their way through the new single "Heaven."…
Tom Breihan | March 12, 2013 - 9:12 am

Watch Depeche Mode Play “Heaven” Live

We've heard the song and seen the video, and now here's footage of British new wave pioneers Depeche Mode playing their slow and portentous new…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2013 - 4:13 pm
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