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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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Stream Nouvelle Vague’s NV3

Those Frenchies who record bossa nova versions of your favorite '80s songs are back, and this time some of the source material's original vocalists (Martin…
Scott Lapatine | June 8, 2009 - 12:40 pm

Depeche Mode Bring The Old And The New To Kimmel

I've spoken to quite a few people who are stoked to see Depeche Mode live on their Sounds Of The Universe-supporting Tour Of The Universe.
brandon | April 24, 2009 - 12:34 pm

New M83 Video – “We Own The Sky”

Call it fansourcing, call it laziness, but the "make our music video!" press releases that flood Stereogum's inbox make me yearn for the days of…
Scott Lapatine | April 17, 2009 - 11:25 am

Depeche Mode, Beastie Boys, Jane’s Addiction Headlining Lollapalooza 2009

The Chicago Tribune has confirmed Lolla's big three anchors at the fest going down August 7-9 in Chicago's Grant Park. If only it was 1990…
Amrit Singh | March 6, 2009 - 4:03 pm

New Depeche Mode – “Come Back”

"Come Back" isn't as immediately compelling (or accusatory) as our first taste of Sounds Of The Universe, but the drifting, downcast song offers a nice…
brandon | March 3, 2009 - 4:29 pm

New Depeche Mode Video – “Wrong”

Depeche Mode unveiled this anxious and angsty track over the weekend at Germany's Echo Awards, and their internet-press savvy is on display with its official…
Amrit Singh | February 24, 2009 - 10:14 am

Depeche Mode Debut “Wrong” At Echo Awards

Last year we saw David Gahan solo and then this past January with frYars, but he's always made most sense fronting Depeche Mode, which is…
brandon | February 23, 2009 - 9:04 am

New frYars Video (Feat. Dave Gahan) – “Visitors”

Young UK BTW frYars, aka 19-year-old Ben Garrett, aka the man with the olive eyes, has a new pull-out-the-visual-stops-'80s-style video for "Visitors," a song featuring…
brandon | January 21, 2009 - 10:18 am

New Dave Gahan Video – “Saw Something”

Readers found themselves in a Depeche mode for Dave Gahan's ominous, flickering "Kingdom" video and "Digitalism" instrumental, calling the material some of his best work…
Stereogum | December 12, 2007 - 10:34 am

New Dave Gahan Video – “Kingdom” (And Digitalism Instrumental Remix)

We've definitely been in a Depeche mode lately: First Hillary Duff appropriated 'em, then Division Day covered 'em, and now DM frontman Dave Gahan's back…
Stereogum | September 24, 2007 - 1:35 pm

Division Day Cover Depeche Mode

Since we've been in a Depeche sorta mode thanks to Hilary's (military) fatigued karaoke act, thought it'd be nice to round out the Gahan love…
Stereogum | September 19, 2007 - 5:17 pm

Hilary Duff Appropriates Depeche Mode On New Single “Reach Out”

And guess which Depeche tune she uses? Granted and given, pop tarts 'n' P. Diddy get our attention for a second when they raid and…
Stereogum | September 18, 2007 - 5:22 pm
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