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Some time ago I overheard someone complaining about Depeche Mode’s live performances, without actually attending one. What can a 3 men in their late 40′s, be up to in a live performance? Or better after the unfortunate event of David Gahan’s sickness, are they still good at it? Do they still have what it takes to perform to some of the world’s poppiest tracks?
This was a good initiative for me, to book a flight ticket and a concert ticket, and go and check them out for myself. So I’ve been …
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Although I do not understand the scope behind remixing songs, I do understand and appreciate cover versions. In layman terms, remixing a song boils down to adding a house or techno or even R & B beat to a song, and instead of using the same lyrics or try to adopt them, you mostly use the chorus. With cover versions things are different. A cover version can give a new image and feel to a song. There are bands who are capable of doing it, while unfortunately others don’t, and …
After the 4 years of silence, England’s electronic band are back with their 12th studio album, Sounds of the Universe. Like everybody else, before listening to this album, my expectations were not really high, for a couple of reasons.
In the late 90′s, Depeche Mode didn’t really deliver what was expected. They weren’t able to surprise us much like they used to do in the 80′s and early 90′s. It is like they got stuck in the same waters of the monotonous 90′s commercial pop culture. Though with the release of …
Last.fm released an exclusive interview with Martin Gore and Andrew Fletcher, where they talk about their career, about the recording of their latest album, and how David Gahan writing his own music helped in the whole process, and they also talk a little bit about their career. Should we expect more good DM years to come?