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“101” 180 gram vinyl in October

We've been hearing some rumblings about some new Depeche Mode vinyl surfacing at some point this year and some fairly solid news has now surfaced regarding a reissue of "101" on 180 gram vinyl.... finally! Sadly "101" was not included when the Depeche Mode album catalog was re-released on 180 gram vinyl back in 2014. Those albums  were put out in bundles of 4 that were spread out over the first few months of that year, so it's going to be great to see "101" now join those records. According to a few online sources, it's looking like it will be released via Sony in October of this year. This is great...

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Dave Gahan Featured on Martyn LeNoble & Christian Eigner’s Benefit Cover Single of David Bowie’s ‘Cat People (Putting Out Fire)’ [edit: full track now streaming]

Martyn LeNoble and Christian Eigner announced the upcoming August 2nd release of a benefit single, covering David Bowie's 'Cat People (Putting Out Fire)'.  The single will feature Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan and Mark Lanegan, best known for his work with Screaming Trees and Queens of the Stone Age.  Proceeds from the single will be donated to the American Liver Foundation. Martyn LeNoble and Christian Eigner's Bandcamp page now has the full track for streaming and purchase as a lossless .WAV, FLAC and MP3 file. The original version of 'Cat Power' was written by David Bowie with music...

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DepecheMode.de: James Ford is producing the next album

For weeks speculation about the question of who produces the new Depeche Mode album. Since today there is finally a name to it. James Ford official confirmation is still pending. The British musician and producer is a founding member of Simian Mobile Disco project that the will be aware of you just at least. hand acquaintance, the artist, has worked for Ford in the past as a producer. With the "Arctic Monkeys" Ford worked on a total of three studio albums. For "Florence and the Machine", he produced the debut album "Lungs". In addition, artists like Beth Ditto, Birdy, "Mumfort & Sons" and "Little...

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SixToes ‘Low Guns’ limited edition 7″ out 01.09.16

In some exciting new release news, or more accurately.. re-release news, the amazing "Low Guns" single from Six Toes featuring Dave Gahan will be released on a very limeted 7" vinyl single that will be out 01.09.16 via Aby Sho Music. Yes, there was a limited cassette single when it was originally released in 2014, but this will be the first time it's available on vinyl with a previously unreleased versions of the song that was edited specifically for this version of the single. The Preorder date has yet to be announced, but we will update you when we get that info. SixToes 'Low Guns' limited...

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Dave Gahan featured in a new ‘The Damned’ documentary

Last year in March, at the annual SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, a documentary about '70s band The Damned was shown, called "The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead". One year later, the documentary started being shown at selected movie theaters throughout the world, and yesterday on May 20th it came out on DVD/BluRay in the USA. The documentary contains old and new interview footage of not only the band, but also of other artists on whom The Damned has had an impact. Names include Chrissie Hynde, Billy Idol, Lemmy, Duff McKagan, and... Dave Gahan. Whenever Dave Gahan is asked about...

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