We’ve been talking about this release for some time now. Today we’re serving the next portion: an exclusive pre-listening of Gesaffelstein‘s re-edit of VCMG‘s instant classic ‘Aftermaths’. Make sure to check out the entire remix selection here, as you can explore more excellent reworks from the likes of LFO, aka Mark Bell, who produced Depeche Mode’s Exciter, and Alva Noto, aka Carsten Nicolai. Click below to get an idea what happens when electronic veterans and a French up-and-comer with a sense of humor join forces.
Mutual influence is a funny thing. Especially across generations. Ideas and methods reinterpreted by their originators through the filter of those they’ve inspired can be a source of creative evolution, but it can also be a recipe for (result of?) creative dead ends. Since their last collaboration over thirty years ago on Speak and Spell, – more
We are big fans of Mike Levy, aka Gesaffelstein. His muscular, techno-funk makes our blood flow and feet twitch in the best possible way. With just a handful of releases on Turbo Recordings, the Frenchman has been making waves with expertly produced, precision engineered dance-floor bombs. So with that in mind, we are very excited – more
As we reported last week, VCMG is the brand new techno project from Depeche Mode founding members Vince Clarke and Martin Gore. Fusing stripped down percussion, Teutonic precision and dank, brutal walls of rhythmic noise, “highly anticipated” is not even close. Gore most notably has shown an increasing interest in the purer strains of techno – more
Yes, you read that right. Vince Clarke of Depeche Mode, Yazoo and Erasure has joined forces with one time band mate Martin Gore for a new techno project called VCMG with an album to be released on Mute next Spring. The project was inspired by Clarke’s increasing interest in minimalist techno sounds and when – more