Depeche Mode

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by Depeche Mode

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During the UK post-punk backlash at the turn of the 80s, when bands dispensed with guitars and drums in favour of synthesizers and drum machines, Depeche Mode formed, taking their name from the title of a French style magazine. More than 20 years later, they are recognized as the most successful ‘electro-synth’ band ever. Ironically enough, given their reputation as the kings of synth-pop, they had made their debut as a trio playing only guitars at Scamps club in Southend-on-Sea,... Read more

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electronic
new wave
80s
synthpop
synth pop
seen live
alternative
rock
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