Tag: Martin Gore

Martin Gore announces ‘Third Chimpanzee’ instrumental EP — hear first track ‘Mandrill’

Martin Gore announces ‘Third Chimpanzee’ instrumental EP — hear first track ‘Mandrill’

After a bit of social-media teasing, Mute Records this morning announced the release early next year of a new instrumental electronic EP from Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore, a five-song collection that’s preceded by a “ferocious slice of electro” called “Mandrill.” Hear it right here.

Mute Records teases something involving Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore

Mute Records teases something involving Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore

Is Depeche Mode’s Martin L. Gore preparing to debut new music next week? Mute Records is teasing something involving Gore happening Nov. 17 — this Tuesday — but it’s not clear what that may be. The label tweeted a stylized image of Gore on Saturday with that date. No other information is yet known.

Depeche Mode inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — watch their acceptance speech

Depeche Mode inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — watch their acceptance speech

Pioneering synthpop outfit turned stadium rockers Depeche Mode were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight in a pandemic-necessitated virtual ceremony, with Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher meeting up in a Zoom call to accept the honor. Watch the video right here.

Members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Smiths remake ‘Tower of Strength’ for COVID relief

Members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Smiths remake ‘Tower of Strength’ for COVID relief

Wayne Hussey has enlisted current and former members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Cult, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Bauhaus and The Smiths for an all-star remake of The Mission’s 1988 anthem “Tower of Strength” to benefit “key workers dealing with COVID-19 globally.” Full details right here.

Watch: Depeche Mode performs ‘The Things You Said’ for first time since ‘101’ concert 30 years ago

Watch: Depeche Mode performs ‘The Things You Said’ for first time since ‘101’ concert 30 years ago

Depeche Mode opened the short second North American leg of its Global Spirit Tour in Anaheim, Calif., last night, and dropped a big surprise into its setlist, performing the Martin Gore-sung Music For the Masses track “The Things You Said” for the first time in 30 years. Watch the full performance right here.

The Mission to release expanded edition of 2016 album ‘Another Fall From Grace’

The Mission to release expanded edition of 2016 album ‘Another Fall From Grace’

The Mission next month will release an expanded collectors’ edition of its 2016 album Another Fall From Grace, offering fans a five-disc set that will include the full album, bonus material and videos spread over two CDs, two LPs and a DVD, plus a 20-page limited-edition book.

Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore announces instrumental solo album ‘MG’ — hear first track

Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore announces instrumental solo album ‘MG’ — hear first track

Depeche Mode songwriter and co-founder Martin Gore next month will release a 16-track electronic instrumental album titled MG, a collection Mute Records is billing as the “soundtrack to an emotional and mysterious film of your own design.” You can stream the track “Europa Hymn” now.

Hey, gearheads: Take a tour of Depeche Mode’s ‘Delta Machine’ stage setup

Hey, gearheads: Take a tour of Depeche Mode’s ‘Delta Machine’ stage setup

If you’re into the more technical aspects of a how a band like Depeche Mode pulls off big arena shows, here’s a video tour of the band’s stage setup on the Delta Machine Tour, with a look at the keyboard arrays employed by Andy Fletcher and touring member Peter Gordeno, as well as Martin Gore’s guitar rig.

Linkage: Morrissey vs. Staples Center, Martin Gore working with Frank Ocean — and more

Linkage: Morrissey vs. Staples Center, Martin Gore working with Frank Ocean — and more

Our latest collection of links includes the ongoing dispute between Morrissey and the Staples Center over its meat offerings, news that Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore has recorded with R&B star Frank Ocean, and some vintage video from Fine Young Cannibals and Kate Bush.

Depeche Mode’s ‘Delta Machine’ set for March 26 release — ‘Heaven’ single debuts Feb. 1

Depeche Mode’s ‘Delta Machine’ set for March 26 release — ‘Heaven’ single debuts Feb. 1

Depeche Mode today announced it will release its 13th studio album — a 13-track effort titled ‘Delta Machine’ that was produced by Ben Hillier and mixed by Flood— worldwide on March 26, to be preceded by the first single “Heaven,” which will receive its world premiere on Vevo on Feb. 1.

Depeche Mode signs to Columbia Records for release of new album in March

Depeche Mode signs to Columbia Records for release of new album in March

Depeche Mode today announced that Columbia Records will release its upcoming 13th studio album in March, signalling an end to the synthpop act’s relationship with EMI Music, which picked up the group when it purchased Mute Records in 2002. Neither an exact release date nor the album’s title have been revealed.

Depeche Mode: New album cross between ‘Violator,’ ‘Songs of Faith and Devotion’

Depeche Mode: New album cross between ‘Violator,’ ‘Songs of Faith and Devotion’

Depeche Mode held a news conference in Paris today to announce the European leg of its 2013 world tour — the dates mirroring those that leaked yesterday — and tease fans with a preview of a track from the band’s as-yet-untitled album, which Martin Gore characterized as a cross between ‘Violator’ and ‘Songs of Faith and Devotion.’

Depeche Mode’s new album to be released in April 2013, followed by ‘full world tour’

Depeche Mode’s new album to be released in April 2013, followed by ‘full world tour’

Earlier this year, Martin Gore promised the next Depeche Mode album will be out ‘no later than early 2013,’ and now we’ve got a better idea of what that means: DM manager Jonathan Kessler tells Rolling Stone that the band’s 13th studio album is due out in April 2013 and will be followed by a ‘full world tour.’

Vince Clarke rejoins Depeche Mode… for dinner

Vince Clarke rejoins Depeche Mode… for dinner

It’s enough to make fans of (very) early Depeche Mode swoon: Photographic evidence of DM co-founder Vince Clarke sitting down for dinner with former bandmates Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher. Earlier today, Clarke tweeted, ‘Tonight I am dining with the ‘Modes’. Apparently, Fletch is cooking…who knew?’