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Classic Pop Mag Presents Vince Clarke pre-order

Classic Pop Magazine has a new issues coming soon dedicated to Vince Clarke. It's being relesed in with 4 different covers, one including his time in Depeche Mode. This edition will be published on the 3rd December 2020 and pre-orders will be despatched afterwards. From Classic Pop Magazinw: "The all-new Classic Pop Presents Vince Clarke is now available to pre-order. From pioneering Depeche Mode's rise to notoriety to helming Erasure, one of the UK’s most successful pop duo’s in history, there is no denying that Clarke is a master behind the synthesizer. Be sure to get your...

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Martin Gore “Mandrill” Official Visual

Mute just posted up the Official Visual video of Martin Gore's new song, "Mandrill" on their official YouTube channel. I wish they gave more info on who made this stunning visual, but hopefully we'll get those details soon. We'll update the post when that info becomes available. While a talented artist, I don't think that Pockets Warhol is animating video just yet. "Madrill: is of course taken from the forthcoming EP 'The Third Chimpanzee', released 29 January 2021. Mute are taking pre-orders now at: https://mute.ffm.to/mg-ttc https://youtu.be/DppPzGLjN6s

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MG – The Third Chimpanzee

On Sunday, Mute tweeted a gif of a person who looked very like Martin Gore with the words "17 November" above it which led to much head scratching and discussion in the Depeche Mode world. What news were we going to be getting? There has been no official news as yet but thanks to it being 17 November already in certain parts of the world, we have discovered that a new MG e.p. called The Third Chimpanzee is on the way. All 5 tracks are named after primates which probably explains the title. There is a sample of Mandrill on the Japanese Apple Music site at the time of writing and it's a very...

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Bon Harris covers Depeche

Nitzer Ebb's very own Bon Harris performs a cover of a Depeche Mode classic in the 2nd installment of his "Songs From The Lemon Tree" live cover series. It's an absolutely fantastically haunting rendition. Do check it out below. https://youtu.be/R8jm0NJcc50?t=644

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DM on new Andy Bell Mute Mix Tape

If you're following Mute Records on any of their Social Media outlets, then we're sure you're aware of their excellent #Mutemixtape Spotify playlists. A brand new one was posted today from the great Andy Bell that includes "It's No Good" from Depeche! Andy describes it, “A selection of tracks from some of my favourite Mute artists…” His selections also include Client, Nitzer Ebb, Goldfrapp, Fortran 5, and more. Listen here: smarturl.it/mute-mixtape

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