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Albums Revisited: Depeche Mode’s Violator Turns 25

Albums Revisited: Depeche Mode’s Violator Turns 25: a look at back the 25th anniversary of an album that turned a synth-pop group into an arena rock band. Depeche Mode’s Violator celebrates its 25th anniversary on March 19th. And to fully understand that 1990 album’s definitive impact, one has to rewind the clock back to 1988. The […]

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New Order Sign To Mute Records For New Album Release

New Order Sign To Mute Records For New Album Release: band ditches one iconic alternative record label for another. New Order have been working on new music, and have debuted some new songs live. And they announced on Tuesday that they will release a forthcoming album through Mute Records, a label formed in 1978, made famous for synth-pop acts […]

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Albums Revisited: Depeche Mode ‘Ultra’

Albums Revisited: Depeche Mode ‘Ultra.’ Depeche Mode’s 1997 album has been maligned as one of their weaker releases. It’s time to set the record straight.  I saw Depeche Mode in concert last week. The set list was varied (pulling largely from new album Delta Machine) and it was nice to hear Barrel of A Gun and Home. […]

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Review: Depeche Mode at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Concert Review: Depeche Mode at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion; Veteran synth-pop act plays a triumphant set to the welcoming Houston crowd. Depeche Mode played to a sold out crowd at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion this Wednesday in Houston, TX (aka The Woodlands). And while both Depeche Mode and the Houston audience were largely middle-aged (myself included) the […]

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50 Best Alternative B Sides Of All Time

Check out our list of the 50 Best Alternative B Sides Ever Made. In the age of digital downloads, the B-side has become a quaint memory. But for those who grew up pre-internet, it was an added pleasure to get one or more bonus tracks with the purchase of a vinyl, cassette or cd single. Alternative […]

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ACL festival 2013 lineup: Depeche Mode, Cure To Headline

No sooner did I post that The Cure were confirmed as headliners for both weekends of the 2013 ACL Music festival did the announcement for the full lineup appear on the festival’s website and Facebook page. This is a lineup that will make many alternative rock fans shit their pants. In addition to the Cure and Muse, Depeche […]

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Stream New Depeche Mode Album 'Delta Machine' Before Its Release

Stream New Depeche Mode Album ‘Delta Machine’ Before Its Release

Stream Depeche Mode’s ‘Delta Machine’ on iTunes before it’s release on March 26th. One week before its release, Depeche Mode are allowing fans a free stream of their new album ‘Delta Machine‘ via iTunes. Click here to listen. The band has been in a flurry of activity in preparing for the release; they’ve appeared on […]

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Why I’m not covering SXSW this year

Why am I not covering SXSW this year? Pick a reason…I have several.  Every year I get the same anxiety pangs about SXSW. Even more so now that I’m a music blogger. Yet I haven’t checked out the festival since wayyyyyy back in 2000. Okay, last year I did catch the free SXSW Cult show, […]

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Hear New Depeche Mode Song ‘Heaven’, Album Releases in March

Hear New Depeche Mode song “Heaven” . New album ‘Delta Machine’ arriving in March. I reported last year that Depeche Mode were working on a new album, and previewed a new song entitled “Angel Of Love“. Well now they’ve released a new song; “Heaven“. They’ve also announced a proper release date for their new album, […]

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Depeche Mode previews new song from upcoming album

Slicing Up Eyeballs announced that Depeche Mode has released  a new song off their upcoming album (due sometime in 2013). You can preview the new track (tentatively called “Angel Of Love“) in the clip below. They also posted an article where band members  Dave Gahan and Martin Gore discuss the new album, mentioning it sounds […]

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