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Live Stream of Mode at the BBK Festival Bilbao

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Live Stream of Mode at the BBK Festival Bilbao

DM are in the middle of their festival appearances this week, having wowed the crowd at The Moon & Stars Festival in Locarno last night, and the Optimus ALive Festival coming up this weekend. In between the band will headline the main stage at the BBK Festival in Bilbao tomorrow night. And once again thanks to the nice folk at LiveWeb-Arte TV in France, we southern members of the Dark Swarm will be able to (hopefully!) watch along via the miracle of live web streaming. Bookmark the page here: Depeche Mode at the Bilbao BBK Live and set...

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Video: Depeche Mode “Broken” In-Studio Version

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Video: Depeche Mode “Broken” In-Studio Version

Fantastic newly released in-studio video version of the band performing “Broken”. Love the different arrangement and sound of this version of one of my personal favourites from Delta Machine. Dave’s voice is in comfortably the best shape it’s been for ages, and the emotion charged delivery in the video is phenomenal. Seeing Fletch getting more screen time than just the usual “Andy claps his hands” scene is an added bonus too! Would be very pleased to see this one, the other in-studio versions released so...

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Watch DM Perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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Watch DM Perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Depeche Mode were musical guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night. They performed 5 songs live for a small audience on the Sony Outdoor Stage behind the studio. Only two of the songs (the two Delta Machine singles “Heaven” and “Soothe My Soul”) were filmed for broadcast. The band led with “Soothe My Soul” which was the track broadcast: Then they played “Heaven”: Three other songs (“Personal Jesus”, “Enjoy The Silence” and “Should Be Higher”) were all that...

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Delta Machine Tour European Support Acts (Part II)

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Delta Machine Tour European Support Acts (Part II)

Continuing our look at the support acts confirmed for the first two legs of the Delta Machine Tour, in this post we look at three more artists who will support Depeche Mode during the second half of the European leg of the tour. In the previous post we covered F.O.X, Diamond Version, HTDW and Trentemøller (you can find that post here). In this post we look at Douglas J McCarthy, Matthew Dear, and Chvrches. A final post in this series will cover the two principal acts announced for the North American leg: Bat For Lashes and Crystal Castles....

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Delta Machine Tour European Support Acts (Part I)

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Delta Machine Tour European Support Acts (Part I)

Last week saw a string of new Depeche Mode Delta Machine Tour dates being added – mostly to the European Winter Leg – as well as a number of confirmed Support Act appointments for the majority of the tours’ first two legs.  In this post Modesa takes a look at what support is on offer for the first half of the European dates. In total (so far) seven different acts have been announced to support Mode in Europe, with a handful of dates yet to be confirmed. We’ll look at the remaining European support acts as well as the...

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