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Featherlight Contest winner announced!

The announcement was just made via Martin's official Facebook page and congratulations are going out to Mantra Of Machines on winning the MG remix contest! Martin went over all the submissions, a task he described as both "challenging" and " humbling" for him, and after the process has put him on the "verge of madnesss"... he has selected the winner. Martin wrote a very personal note thanking everyone for their submissions that you can read below: "Dear producers, musicians, singers(!), programmers et al. I am deeply humbled by the sheer number of entries and the high standards that were...

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Dave Gahan to play in Paris in November?

French RTL2 radio host Francis Zégut posted a short but interesting question on his blog, which, even if you don't speak French, you can still understand: "Dave Gahan en solo, Paris La Cigale en novembre ?" Normally we don't pay attention to such rumours, but it just so happens that Zégut also announced the Depeche Mode gigs in Paris in 2009 and 2013 about a month before they were officially announced. RTL2 tweeted the info about an upcoming gig at La Cigale too, but they are stating that it's Depeche Mode who is going to perform. Hmm, I doubt that. But if a Soulsavers gig at that...

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MG remix contest!

Martin L. Gore is holding an open remix contest for the MG fans of his song "Featherlight." What's even more exciting about this contest is the winning remix will be appearing on a official forthcoming digital remix EP that will be released on October 2nd via Mute. The vinyl edition of the remix EP will include remixes by Andy Stott, Virgil Enzinger, and Christoffer Berg and will also include two previously unreleased tracks! The contest is in association with BitTorrent Inc. To enter, download the exclusive MGxMG remix bundle, create your own remix for 'Featherlight', and upload it to SoundCloud...

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Martin Gore to DJ at two events in Santa Barbara

          About two weeks ago, restaurant and music club SoHo in Santa Barbara announced a small event which will include a DJ set by Martin Gore, titled "SOhO's 20th Anniversary Fundraising Show Series". It does not actually say what the fundraiser is for, but it seems that the music club needs a new stage. Martin has already stood on that stage last month, when he joined his son and daughter for a short, private performance in front of his son's classmates and their parents, organised by their school. The Meet & Greet tickets for the DJ set on June...

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Listen to Andy Stott’s remix for MG

A brand new remix for Martin L. Gore's MG project was announced today and you need to check it out! If you remember Martin's BBC Radio 1 interview with Heidi back in late March, he talked about his appreciation for Andy Stott's work. In fact, the first song on his guest mix for her show was from Andy Stott. In their conversation Martin mentioned his love his album, "Faith In Strangers", and it looks like it lead to him remixing "Europa Hymn". And what a remix it is! Check it out below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBHyOLR5_rk&feature=youtu.be BUY MG: Digital- http://po.st/MGiTunes CD-...

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