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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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Martin Gore on Worldwide FM on the 25th!

Be sure to tune in to Worldwide FM on Wed the 25th to hear Martin Gore on Ralph Moore's show. Here's the info: Ralph Moore with Martin Gore "Sit back as club culture connoisseur Ralph Moore interviews key electronic music figures exploring their passions outside the studio. Every episode aims to unearth insightful, conversational gems with the emphasis on digging into the guest’s left-of-centre interests. All this with time to spare for delving into Ralph’s vast musical vault, amassed throughout his twenty year career in dance music. Expect distinguished...

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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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