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Happy 25th Anniversary Personal Jesus

It's times like this that I wish I was better writer. Not that I consider myself a writer by any means, but I do find myself wishing I could honor the 25th anniversary of "Personal Jesus" like these talented writers I read in music publications. Some of these music journalist are able to craft an article that is so insightful and thought provoking that it just sucks you in and you actually forget your reading. At the same time, I also feel that a lot of them are writing in a way that is more about them than the music they are profiling in their piece, so maybe my naivety is more of a strength since...

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New DJ Mix from Martin Gore

Martin has put together a mix for his long time friends over at the Drop The Biscuit. This is by far the most eclectic mix I have ever heard Martin put together and that makes me love it even more. Such a blend of new and old and everything in between. Don't expect what you have heard before! Head over to the site to listen and download the mix by clicking here! For those interested in the tracklist, here ya go. Diamond Version- This Blank Action (feat Leslie Winer) Murcof-Memoria Ben Frost-Secant Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man-Mysteries Daughn Gibson-The Sound of the Law The Johnny Burnette...

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Fletch accepted The ALS Association ‪#‎IceBucketChallenge‬

Andrew Fletcher was nominated and accepted The ALS Association ‪#‎IceBucketChallenge‬ by his wife Grainne Fletcher. The video was posted today on Andy's Facebook page and I have shared it here for you to check it out. His nominations: Fellow Depeche Mode member Martin L. Gore as well as Mark Crossingham and Matt Cyzer. It's a great organization that's leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support. It's...

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Personal Jesus on NBA 2K15 game soundtrack

The world's best selling basketball video game franchise is teaming up with Pharrell Williams to put together a soundtrack for the forthcoming edition of the game that will include "Personal Jesus" from Depeche Mode.  The Grammy winning performer chose 27 tracks for the soundtrack that will also include songs from Lauryn Hill, One Republic,  Snoop Dogg, Lorde, A Tribe Called Quest, Missy Elliott, Junior, Basement Jaxx, Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force, Clipse, Death from Above 1979, No Doubt, Public Enemy, Ratatat, Santigold, The Black Keys, The Rapture, The Strokes, and Red Hot Chili Peppers. ...

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Opien “Lie” Promo

Opien posted up a new edit of a video they recorded last year in Berlin today via their Facebook page. The edit is for the video for "Lie" that features Christian Eigner and Peter Gordeno.  Opien gave a big Thank You to "the amazing Danny Drysdale for delivering these great shots in less than 3 hours!" and then they went on to call Danny a "Champ" for getting this done so quickly.  Good stuff, check it out below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jm67beSbwFw#t=16

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