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Depeche Mode's Martin Gore: "We saw electronic music as an important way forward for music."

Martin Gore

Depeche Mode's Martin Gore joins Kyle Meredith to discuss his latest instrumental solo release, The Third Chimpanzee. The album's theme bridges the connection between primates and humans, evident in both the sounds he creates and the inspiration he draws from.

Gore delves into the process of crafting an instrumental album that conveys a powerful message. He shares how the music speaks to deeper themes and emotions, touching on the state of panic and anxiety he experienced over the past four years.

As an electronic innovator, Gore reflects on being at the forefront of computerized music and shares his thoughts on AI songwriters. He also reveals his passion for making soundwave art out of Depeche Mode songs, a unique and creative endeavor.

The conversation takes a fascinating turn as Gore discusses the upcoming remixes for The Third Chimpanzee, promising even more excitement to come for his fans.

For music enthusiasts and Depeche Mode devotees alike, this interview offers a rare glimpse into the mind of an influential artist, showcasing his artistic vision, technological exploration, and creative journey.

Listen to the interview above and then check out the tracks below.

Kyle is the WFPK Music Director. Email Kyle at kmeredith@lpm.org