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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The promoters of the Gary Numan-headlined Back To The Phuture concerts taking place this April in the U.K. are offering up a pair of free tickets to the London event — also featuring John Foxx and a DJ set by Daniel Miller — for one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader.
The Cure dominates this year’s list of most-viewed stories, claiming five of the top 10 spots — including the No. 1 position, occupied for the second year in a row by our initial 2009 report on this year’s 3CD deluxe reissue of ‘Disintegration.’
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.