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Dave Gahan & Soulsavers' new album, Angels & Ghosts, comes out Oct. 23.
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October 14, 2015 The Depeche Mode frontman's second album with Soulsavers sets his anguished cry against a sparse desert-rock sound that's far from the music for which he's known.
March 25, 2013 After 30 years together, Depeche Mode puts out its 13th album this week, the seductive Delta Machine. Jason Bentley of KCRW speaks with the band's core trio of members about making music apart and together and recovering from its darkest days.
February 14, 2013 It's pretty hard for any band to remain relevant for as long as Depeche Mode has been around. But in a new video, the group, which owned part of the '80s and '90s with a slew of electro-rock hits, shows it's still inspired to create, and more reflective.
October 27, 2011 Find out what's played in the "Darwin Being Disemboweled By Monkeys" room, if you dare.
December 31, 2009 For 30 years, Depeche Mode has pioneered electronic music with the use of synthesizers, influencing newer acts like Coldplay and The Killers. The band's latest record, Sounds of the Universe, combines past and future, tapping enduring themes such as lust and religion, while creating futuristic arrangements with drum machines.
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July 29, 2009 "Wrong" is an example of what happens when Depeche Mode follows its better instincts. A burning, deeply rhythmic electro-romp, it brings to the fore the imperious quality of Dave Gahan's baritone, and deftly snowballs in intensity before ending abruptly with the same ominous shout that began it.
February 8, 2006 Gen-Xers love "In Your Eyes" by Peter Gabriel, while their parents prefer "At Last" as sung by Etta James. Those are two of the most popular tunes NPR listeners selected in a recent NPR.org online poll on Valentine's Day music. Hear the songs and read the stories behind them.
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