Tag Archives: Depeche Mode

Finest Remixes [part 4]

The weekend came and went without the time to have so much as a glance in the Record Cell for inspiration, so here are a few titles worthy of adulation from my backlog, with a vital suggestion from Echorich. Once … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Erasure – Cowboy

The other day, I revisited a member of Depeche Mode, who used to be a core collection band in my Record Cell, 20 years ago. I was not too moved by what I had heard. How would I fare with … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Dave Gahan – Hourglass

After 1991, I went off of Depeche Mode. Unlike many former bands of my collection, my disengagement with them had nothing to do with machine-like house mixes of vapid redundancy. I bought every disc I saw that had something unique … Continue reading

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CD A Week Project: #16

Various: REVO Premaster 16 CD-R [2012] The Imposter: Pills + Soap The Imposter: Pills + Soap [Ext.] Age Of Chance: Kiss Age Of Chance: Crash Conscious Age Of Chance: Kiss [Collision Cut] Captain Sensible: Wot [Ext.] Captain Sensible: Happy Talk The … Continue reading

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Record Review: Depeche Mode – Sometimes I Wish I Was Dead

Various Artists: Flexipop #11 UK Flexidisc [1981] Depeche Mode: Sometimes I Wish I Was Dead [ver. 2] Fad Gadget: King Of The Flies [remix] I remember hearing about Depeche Mode by the Fall of 1981. Synthesizer music was popping out … Continue reading

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New Wave Compilations: The Day K-Tel Got HIP!

Various: Modern Dance UK LP [1981] Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark: Joan Of Arc Japan: Quiet Life The Human League: Love Action Heaven 17: Penthouse + Pavement Depeche Mode: New Life Simple Minds: Sweat In Bullet John Foxx – Europe … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Depeche Mode – Shake the Disease

Last weekend I bought this, the first Depeche Mode recording I’ve purchased since the releases [all of them] that accompanied “Violator” almost 20 years ago! After that I stopped with Depeche Mode for no reason that I could name, other … Continue reading

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