DEPECHE MODE APPRECIATION

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Speaking of Martin Gore:

Sequoyah Murray (Atlanta, GA).. recommended.  Thrill Jockey Records. 

One of the most DM things I've ever heard.



https://sequoyahmurray.bandcamp.com/album/true-fun

https://sequoyahmurray.bandcamp.com/albu...-you-begin






seems I was quite anti-DM in 2007

Hahaha
^^ yes. heh.

I lost my youngest uncle to Covid related complications last year. I may have mentioned how I got introduced to a large part of musics via his record collections as a kid - metal, reggae, punk, etc. He took me to my first metal shows, etc. I always thought my uncle was mainly a metal, rock type of guy, but apparently he was a HUGE Depeche Fan. I had no clue! My family even played "Enjoy the Silence" at his funeral.

I've been tripping out on lost conversations I might have had with my late uncle had I known of his infatuation with Depeche Mode. My uncle's teenage record collection included Celtic Frost, early Venom, King Diamond.. 2tone ska.. Would he have liked the recent Mute Gore releases? Or Sequoyah Murray? Or Gore's techno dj sets?

I've been thinking about this lately.

And yes, the Sequoyah Murray joints are great. Thinking of my late uncle. R.I.P.
I even have a DM record...




Martin Gore DJ Set London 17 Aug 2004

As posted via Kompakt Mode youtube channel:

Martin L. Gore DJ set live at Notting Hill Arts Club, London 17 August 2004. Full show from my FM/DAT/miniDV masters. Probably the earliest ever DJ set of Martin documented by an amateur filmer. For fans only never sell. Always support the band and buy their records and merch.

Audio:
- DAT master - Sony TCD-D100 DAT + ECM-ZS90 mic
- FM-MD master - German N-Joy radio, Martin Gore DJ Set. First trans 12 Nov 2004
- miniDV master - Sony DCR-PC8E

Edit, remaster, sync - Final Cut Pro X

I have edited it so that it retains the flow of the radio broadcast (which I think is perfect). Some of the songs have been extended as per the original performance. It includes 2 extra songs not featured on the radio show as well.

Got to say editing three sources into one was a challenge as martin played some songs slightly slower. Hope I have done it justice.

Impressive line-up feat. Daniel Miller, Peter Gordeno, Sara Blackwood, & Kate Holmes.

See details of featured artists in the credits.


- Kompakt Mode, 2020
I heard this Meat Beat Manifesto cover for the first time on the radio last night. From a late 90's DM covers compilation.

The tune makes perfect sense for early MBM tastes. The ending could've been cut shorter, but I get the psychedelic, classic, early 90's, melodic, poppy MBM angles.



Thinking of my late uncle today.

Hajp's Piano Covers yotube channel.. Cheers!


Vlad Konovalov Youtube channel has some great instrumental recreations. Recommended.






Higher Love 00:00
Policy Of Truth 07:14
World In My Eyes 12:22
Walking in My Shoes 18:23
Behind The Wheel 25:00
Halo 30:55
Stripped 35:30
Condemnation 40:33
Judas 44:17
Mercy In You 49:31
I Feel You 53:53
Never Let Me Down Again 1:00:50
Rush 1:06:00
In Your Room 1:10:24
Personal Jesus 1:17:00
Enjoy The Silence 1:22:47
Fly On The Windscreen 1:29:25
Everything Counts 1:34:33
Get Right With Me 1:39:10
A Question Of Lust 1:42:06
Somebody 1:46:08
One Caress 1:50:20
Something To Do 1:53:41
Deaths Door 1:57:36


00:00 - Angel
03:58 - Heaven
08:03 - Secret to the End
13:19 - My Little Universe
17:48 - Slow
21:35 - Broken
25:49 - The Child Inside
30:06 - Soft Touch/Raw Nerve
33:32 - Should Be Higher
38:38 - Alone
43:09 - Soothe My Soul
48:29 - Goodbye
53:49 - Long Time Lie - Deluxe Edition
58:10 - Happens All the Time - Deluxe Edition
1:02:52 - Always - Deluxe Edition
1:08:00 - All That's Mine - Deluxe Edition

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