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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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Depeche Mode to stream ‘LiVE SPiRiTS’ concert film in ahead of ‘SPiRiTS in the Forest’ documentary release

Depeche Mode live at Waldebühne, Berlin, 2018. CREDIT: Getty Depeche Mode are set to stream their 'LiVE SPiRiTS' concert film in its entirety this Thursday on YouTube in celebration of the release of their 'SPiRiTS in the Forest' documentary. Filmed at the legendary Waldebühne in Berlin, the pair of shows was the end of the Global Spirit Tour, which is coming to DVD/Blu-Ray on June 26. Depeche Mode have teamed up with Live Nation to bring the full 'LiVE SPiRiTS' gig to YouTube next Thursday (June 25). Fans can tune in at 9pm CET/8pm BST/3pm EDT/12n PDT for the one-time-only live...

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