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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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Dave Gahan will be background singer on a David Bowie cover?

Martyn LeNoble, longtime friend and collaborator with Dave Gahan, has just slipped some deets via Twitter: https://twitter.com/martynlenoble/status/733891763807473664 This is pretty interesting! We have yet to find out what this will be exactly, and for which band this was recorded since LeNoble is floating in and out of bands all the time, but it doesn't seem like it was for Depeche Mode. The connection between Dave Gahan and David Bowie is pretty clear: aside from the facts that Dave got to audition for what would become Depeche Mode after Vince Clarke heard Dave sing "Heroes" and that...

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Depeche Mode are back in the studio

We’re thrilled to finally report that Depeche Mode are back in the studio. Working with a new producer, the band have just finished the first string of studio sessions on what is to become their 14th album. Sessions began in Santa Barbara on April 12th and wrapped this past weekend. Work will resume later this month. Looking at the schedules for “Sounds Of The Universe” and “Delta Machine”, the timing could indicate a spring 2017 album release and tour. This will be their first album since 2001s “Exciter” without Ben Hillier in the producer’s chair. Hillier helmed the sessions...

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