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Readers Poll 2011: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

Readers Poll 2011: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

As 2011 quickly winds to an end, we’re happy to roll out the first of four days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite new, reissued and freshly compiled music of the year. First up: Your Top 10 compilations, box sets and/or live albums.

Martin Gore: Techno album with Vince Clarke ‘might not see the light of day for awhile’

Martin Gore: Techno album with Vince Clarke ‘might not see the light of day for awhile’

Martin Gore and Vince Clarke are finished recording a new all-instrumental dance record and must now mix the project — but Gore warns in a new interview with Billboard.com that ‘even though it probably will be finished quite soon, it might not see the light of day for awhile.’

Audio/Video: Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan talks ‘Remixes 2’ on WNYC’s ‘Soundcheck’

Audio/Video: Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan talks ‘Remixes 2’ on WNYC’s ‘Soundcheck’

The much-anticipated Depeche Mode collection ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’ is out in the U.S. today, and to promote the release, frontman Dave Gahan dropped by the studios of New York’s WNYC last week for a segment on the station’s ‘Soundcheck’ show.

New releases: Peter Murphy, Depeche Mode, Joy Division & New Order, INXS, Buzzcocks

New releases: Peter Murphy, Depeche Mode, Joy Division & New Order, INXS, Buzzcocks

This week’s new releases include ‘Ninth,’ the new solo album from Peter Murphy; ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’ from Depeche Mode; the ‘Total: From Joy Division to New Order’ compilation; a 10 CD box set of remastered INXS albums; a disc of Buzzcocks re-recordings; and Duncan Sheik’s compilation of ’80s alternative covers, ‘Covers 80s.’

Contest: Win Depeche Mode ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’ 6LP deluxe vinyl, 3CD editions

Contest: Win Depeche Mode ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’ 6LP deluxe vinyl, 3CD editions

The fine folks at Rhino Records have provided us with a copy of the super-limited 6LP deluxe vinyl edition of Depeche Mode’s forthcoming ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’ set to award to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader — and copies of the 3CD version for five runners up.

Stream: New Depeche Mode mixes by Alan Wilder, Vince Clarke — off ‘Remixes 2’

Stream: New Depeche Mode mixes by Alan Wilder, Vince Clarke — off ‘Remixes 2’

For two months, Depeche Mode has been teasing ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’ with a series of pre-release streams of mixes from the set, but they’ve avoided releasing the two most buzzed-about tracks — new mixes by former band members Vince Clarke and Alan Wilder. Now they’ve leaked.

Free MP3: Depeche Mode, ‘Master and Servant’ (RSS Mix) — brand-new remix

Free MP3: Depeche Mode, ‘Master and Servant’ (RSS Mix) — brand-new remix

As the build-up continues toward Depeche Mode’s release of ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’ next month, FACT Magazine today premiered the brand new ‘Master and Servant’ (RSS Mix) — a remix that, unless the tracklist has changed, does not actually appear on the new album.

Video: Depeche Mode, ‘Personal Jesus’ (Stargate Mix), off ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’

Video: Depeche Mode, ‘Personal Jesus’ (Stargate Mix), off ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’

We celebrated Dave Gahan’s birthday this morning with some vintage Depeche Mode concert footage, but the band one-upped us with today’s release of a brand-new video for ‘Personal Jesus’ (Stargate Mix) off the upcoming ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’ compilation.

Stream: Depeche Mode, ‘Puppets’ (Röyksopp Remix), off upcoming ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’

Stream: Depeche Mode, ‘Puppets’ (Röyksopp Remix), off upcoming ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’

With the release of ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’ still more than a month away, Depeche Mode continues to treat fans to sneak previews of the disc’s new mixes, and the latest is an overhaul of the 1981 track ‘Puppets’ by Norwegian duo Röyksopp.

Depeche Mode to release ‘Personal Jesus 2011’ remix single as CD, 12-inch and download

Depeche Mode to release ‘Personal Jesus 2011’ remix single as CD, 12-inch and download

Next month, Depeche Mode will preview its Remixes 2: 81-11 collection with a multi-format single release of ‘Personal Jesus 2011,’ featuring six different, brand-new mixes of the smash hit off 1990’s ‘Violator’ — most of which won’t be featured on the new set.

Stream: Depeche Mode, ‘Personal Jesus (The Stargate Mix),’ off ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’

Stream: Depeche Mode, ‘Personal Jesus (The Stargate Mix),’ off ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’

For the third straight Monday, Depeche Mode has dropped a new track off its upcoming remix compilation — ‘Remixes 2: 81-11,’ featuring contributions from former members Vince Clarke and Alan Wilder, and due June 7.

Stream: Depeche Mode, ‘Never Let Me Down Again (Eric Prydz Remix),’ off ‘Remixes 2’

Stream: Depeche Mode, ‘Never Let Me Down Again (Eric Prydz Remix),’ off ‘Remixes 2’

Depeche Mode today posted the 7-minute ‘Never Let Me Down Again (Eric Prydz Remix),’ off the upcoming ‘Remixes 2: 81-11.’ Stream it here in its entirety.

Stream: Depeche Mode, ‘Personal Jesus (Alex Metric Remix),’ off ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’

Stream: Depeche Mode, ‘Personal Jesus (Alex Metric Remix),’ off ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’

Check out Depeche Mode’s new ‘Personal Jesus (Alec Metric Remix),’ which will appear on the ‘Remixes 2: 81-11’ compilation that’s due out June 7.

Depeche Mode’s ‘Remixes 2: 81-11,’ featuring Vince Clarke and Alan Wilder, due in June

Depeche Mode’s ‘Remixes 2: 81-11,’ featuring Vince Clarke and Alan Wilder, due in June

The long-rumored new remix album from Depeche Mode — titled ‘Remixes 2: 81-11,’ and featuring contributions from former members Vince Clarke and Alan Wilder — will be released in single CD, triple-disc, digital and six-LP configurations on June 6, the synthpop vets announced this morning.