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Live In Berlin brodcasting to the masses

A independent distributor out of the UK called DCD Rights has secured broadcast deals for worldwide broadcasts of the Live in Berlin film. Pretty exciting considering they'll be showing the condensed version of the film to Poland, South America, Finland, and many more countries. Read the DCD Press Release below.   DCD Rights takes Depeche Mode: Live In Berlin to the World   Independent distributor DCD Rights has secured deals worldwide for landmark music special, Depeche Mode: Live In Berlin, as broadcasters from Latin America to China secure the Columbia Records production,...

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Martin Gore attends the NAMM Show in Anaheim

Have you ever been in that situation where you just wanted to check out a couple of Moogs and other music gear but people kept asking you to take a picture with them? No? Oh. Well, Martin Gore has, just a few hours ago. While attending the annual NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center, many music nerd- sorry, I mean fellow music aficionados could not help but take a selfie with them and Mr. Gore and spread them across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. One of the notable fans who spotted "our guy" was "Devotional Dave", from the Californian Depeche Mode tribute band Strangelove. As expected,...

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Live in Berlin: AXS TV Wrap Up

If you missed it, The AXS TV network had the broadcast debut of Live In Berlin tonight and they presented the film a little differently. Coming in at a condensed hour and 20 mins, the broadcast really changed up the running order of the tracks. It wasn't as simple as omitting a few songs for time, they really used the songs that made it feel like an hour concert from the band. The songs were almost in the same order, a few tweaks to the setlist, but  I have to say I was pleasantly surprised and enjoyed the change up for the broadcast. It made it interesting for the hardcore fan and the pacing...

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A new Soulsavers album is in the works…

So the word is out, Soulsavers have started on a new record! They released the news yesterday via Instagram with the quote, "Back to work then... All those dials aren't going to move from zero on their own." There has been no official announcement stating that Dave Gahan will be involved again, but Soulsavers did include his name in a group of names that will be coming together to discuss a new record in the comments on the picture they shared. Answering fans that were asking about Dave, and other collaborators, and they responded, "Please don't jump to any conclusions. Yesterday was first day back...

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“You’ll never guess which pop band has the most sophisticated song lyrics of all time”… Well, we do!

Today in weird news: "Depeche Mode have the most sophisticated lyrics out of any of the UK’s best selling bands. The 80s electronic band came top after the Mirror’s data unit analysed their lyrics and calculated how many years fans would need to spend in education to understand them. The average Depeche Mode song required 10.3 years in education - the equivalent to a 15-year-old. This was the higher than legendary UK music acts such as The Beatles, David Bowie and Queen. One of Depeche Mode’s most sophisticated songs was Macro, the opening lines to which are: “Overflowing senses,...

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