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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: Yazoo, Erasure, The Assembly, most of Depeche Mode at Short Circuit Presents Mute

Video: Yazoo, Erasure, The Assembly, most of Depeche Mode at Short Circuit Presents Mute

Short Circuit Presents Mute wrapped up last night in London with a Vince Clarke extravaganza, which included a set with Erasure, an appearance by Alison Moyet for what might have been Yazoo’s final performance and a surprise reunion with Feargal Sharkey to play the lone single the duo recorded as The Assembly.

Erasure, Yazoo, members of Depeche Mode to perform at Short Circuit Presents Mute

Erasure, Yazoo, members of Depeche Mode to perform at Short Circuit Presents Mute

A parade of classic synthpop and electronic artists including Erasure, Yazoo, Nitzer Ebb and four current and former members of Depeche Mode will take the stage in London this weekend to celebrate the hugely influential Mute Records label at the annual Short Circuit Electronic Music Festival.

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.

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.

Depeche Mode demos: ‘Photographic,’ ‘Radio News,’ ‘Ice Machine’ clips surface online

Depeche Mode demos: ‘Photographic,’ ‘Radio News,’ ‘Ice Machine’ clips surface online

Real or fake? Depeche Mode fans are debating a trio of 30- and 40-second samples — including one that may be a never-before-released track — that surfaced online yesterday and purportedly come from a 1980 demo tape. Hear those samples here.

Martin Gore/Vince Clarke dance CD ‘almost’ done, Depeche Mode remix disc due in April

Martin Gore/Vince Clarke dance CD ‘almost’ done, Depeche Mode remix disc due in April

Updating a couple Depeche Mode-related items we reported on, Erasure’s Vince Clarke this week tweeted that the joint album he’s working on with former bandmate Martin Gore is ‘almost done,’ while Andy Fletcher revealed that DM’s new remix album will arrive in April.

Video: Erasure, ‘A Little Respect (HMI Redux)’

Video: Erasure, ‘A Little Respect (HMI Redux)’

Erasure today released the video for ‘A Little Respect (HMI Redux),’ the new version of the classic song they recorded to raise awareness about gay bullying and teen suicides that benefits the Hetrick-Martin Institute.

Erasure re-records ‘A Little Respect,’ sets ‘Total Pop!’ hits tour of U.K. forests

Erasure re-records ‘A Little Respect,’ sets ‘Total Pop!’ hits tour of U.K. forests

Erasure this morning announced both ‘Total Pop!,’ a seven-date greatest-hits tour of U.K. forests next summer to coincide with the release of their next studio album, and a new version of ‘A Little Respect’ recorded to raise awareness about gay bullying and teen suicides.

Vince Clarke, Alan Wilder remixing Depeche Mode tracks for CD expected next year

Vince Clarke, Alan Wilder remixing Depeche Mode tracks for CD expected next year

With Alan Wilder and Vince Clarke on board, Depeche Mode fans are abuzz over the possibility that all five past and present members will appear on disc together for the first time on a new remix album reported to be in the works.