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The Third Chimpanzee Remixed

In what sounds like a gruesome laboratory experiment gone wrong, Martin's next release will be The Third Chimpanzee Remixed. The release features ten tracks in all and comes on double 12" coloured vinyl, CD and a double green vinyl version limited to 400 copies exclusive to Bleep.com. That one is already sold out. The tracks are, using the vinyl issue: Side A Howler (ANNA Remix)Mandrill (Barker Remix Side B: Capuchin (Wehbba Remix)Vervet (JakoJako Remix)Howler (Kanding Ray Remix) Side C: Howler (The Exaltics Remix)Mandrill (Rrose Remix) Side D: Capuchin (Jlin...

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Permafrost release new single

Permafrost is a post-punk band formed by school friends Frode Heggdal Larsen & Kåre Steinsbu in the city of Molde (that was not a typo), Norway, that dates back to 1982. After some on-and-off periods and line-up changes, they could have passed under your radar. But they have new material coming out with Robert Heggdal, Trond Tornes, and Daryl Bamonte completing the line-up. Daryl is no stranger to the Depeche Mode world and was was interviewed by Home (parts 1 and 2 here). Between Oslo, Trondheim, and London, all five of them worked remotely and Permafrost has an album coming up on their...

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Listen to MG’s “Howler”

Mute are giving us another taste of new music from MG! Have a listen to the track "Howler" via the Official Audio video via Mute's YouTube channel. "Howler" is taken from the forthcoming EP, 'The Third Chimpanzee', and will be released 29 via Mute. https://youtu.be/ZpXehVET5jU

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Martin L. Gore guest mix for Drop The Biscuit

If you missed his first mix for Drop The Biscuit, they just posted up a brand new mix Martin L. Gore put together for them. It's a good insight into what Martin has been listening to and maybe some hints at future remix producers for forthcoming MG releases? Mix includes tracks from Chris Liebing that features Gary Numan, Alex Somers, Throwing Snow, and more. Have a listen here: https://www.dropthebiscuit.co.uk/podcast/martin-l-gore-2/?fbclid=IwAR3JNJpu5zfSVPF85KBA-9Qctx6lpKylZTqvGtpqKRcqfoDqtCwxu4mh1V8

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MODE box set nominated for Grammy Award

The 2021 Grammy Nominations were released and we were pleased to see that the MODE Box Set was nominated. It was nominated in the "Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package" category alongside releases from names like Wilco & The Greatful Dead. Congratulations to the MODE art director Jeff Schulz and Depeche Mode on this nomination! Here's the full list of Nominees: Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package FLAMING PIE (COLLECTOR'S EDITION) Linn Wie Andersen, Simon Earith, Paul McCartney & James Musgrave, art directors (Paul McCartney)  GIANTS STADIUM 1987, 1989, 1991...

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