If I have learned anything in my time as a blogger on the music industry, or my time as a tester/developer in the music industry, or my time as a general blagger in the music industry, it is this. The people that really make the wheels turn, the ones that innovate, progress and drive the […]
I’m a sucker for a multi-channel audio release and of late, there has been little to get moist around the gusset about. 5.1 music seems to have faded away, whimpering into the cemetery of audio fads along with quadraphonic sound and the like. This is a big shame. A really BIG shame. multi-channel music can […]
This was brought to my attention by Patrick Fridh of Fairlight Legacy fame. Latest tracks by Vince Clarke Rarities What we have here are 18 tracks from Vince Clarke’s past including tracks from Depeche Mode, Yazoo, The Assembly as well as an extended version of his duet with Paul Quinn and some, what I imagine […]
Again, this is now old news so i won’t go into great detail, but suffice to say, on February 17th, Alan wilder returned to the stag with Depeche Mode to accompany Martin Gore on “Somebody”. A pretty momentous occasion considering the slightly acrimonious nature of his departure and the odd grudge harboured by some. Clearly, […]
A month late, but hey. Four weeks ago, I went to see the mighty Depeche Mode at the impressive O2 Arena in London, a good 9 months after the gig should have originally taken place and almost 18 months after parting with my hard earned for the privilege. For someone who loves music, I kind […]
I mentioned this before, but it’s worth mentioning again, as it’s only 5 days away! As part of BBC4’s Electric Revolution season, this Friday at 9pm, a documentary called Synth Britannia will be shown featuring a plethora of British electronic musicians. Here’s the blurb… Documentary following a generation of post-punk musicians who took the synthesiser […]
The waiting is over! This morning, my postman delivered 2 packages for me. One was the CD+DVD version of Depeche Mode’s ‘Sounds Of The Universe’, the other was the Limited Deluxe Box Set of the same album :o) And boy was it worth the wait. I had already heard the album via legitimate streaming services […]
Awesome track, recorded live in the studio. This will be available on the “Sounds Of The Universe” Box Set, out April 20th (April 21st in the U.S.) Set phasers to stunned. Set Volume to Max. Set Hairs to stood up.