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Depeche Mode – Depeche (Megamix) Behind The Mix! (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on July 2nd, 2012


Released in 1989 this is one of the earlier ON-USound releases. There are two Depeche Mode Megamixes featured here. The mixes are mainly of Depeche Mode’s early work and tracks from “Music For The Masses”.

Depeche Mode are an English electronic music band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. The group’s original line-up consisted of Dave Gahan (lead vocals, occasional songwriter since 2005), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar, vocals, chief songwriter after 1981), Andy Fletcher (keyboards) and Vince Clarke (keyboards, chief songwriter 1980–81). Vince Clarke left the band after the release of their 1981 debut album, Speak & Spell, and was replaced by Alan Wilder (keyboards, drums, occasional songwriter) with Gore taking over songwriting. Wilder left the band in 1995; Gahan, Gore, and Fletcher have since continued as a trio.

Depeche Mode have had 48 songs in the UK Singles Chart and twelve top 10 albums in the UK charts, two of which debuted at #1. According to EMI, Depeche Mode have sold over 100 million albums and singles worldwide, making them the most successful electronic band in music history. Q magazine calls Depeche Mode “The most popular electronic band the world has ever known” and included the band in the list of the “50 Bands That Changed The World!”.

In 2010 Depeche Mode were ranked No. 98 on VH1’s list of the 100 greatest artists of all time.

*Please Note: This is not an officially released single therefore the vinyl mastering may not be perfect. However I have made every attempt to restore this rare 12″.

Depeche (Megamix) Behind The Mix! 10:08
Everything Counts
Shake The Disease
Leave In Silence
Blasphemous Rumours
People Are People
Behind The Wheel
Get The Balance Right
Just Can’t Get Enough

Depeche (Megamix) Strange Mix! 13:16
Just Can’t Get Enough
Get The Balance Right
(Set Me Free) Remotivate Me
Master And Servant
People Are People

Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint (generic)

Label: ON-USound – XX 03
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Unofficial Release, 33 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1989
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

Track duration is incorrect on label.

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
Playlist Creator

All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

PW: burningtheground

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15 Responses to “Depeche Mode – Depeche (Megamix) Behind The Mix! (US 12″)”

  1. mykill Says:

    Thank you!!!


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Mykill!


  2. publicimage Says:

    I love this site! :)))))

    Big thanks!


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Publicimage 😉


  3. Dave Says:

    WOW!!! Thanks a ton!


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Dave!


  4. giorgio-greece Says:


    thanx a lottttttttttttttttttt!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    DjPaulT Reply:

    My pleasure Giorgio 😉


  5. ric Says:

    I just can’t get enough! LOL!
    I only have the Mega Mix 12″ for Depeche Mode but not this one.
    Thanks for another quality rip (in both sound and content), Paul!
    Can’t wait to take a listen.
    Have a great week ahead, Mr DJ!


  6. Drake Says:

    Thanks for post!
    DM is a great band!


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Drake 🙂


  7. Christian Says:

    Thanks a lot, Paul. DM are my favorite band! Like Ric, I have the Megamix 12″ (Part 1 and Part 2), but I didn’t know this one existed. Can’t wait!


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You are so very welcome Christian. Thank you for the surprise as well 🙂 Much appreciated.


  8. Craig Says:

    I have searched high and low for this one …

    Thank YOU!!!


  9. Fabian Says:

    This record is extremely rare!! This record was not produced by USOUND. I used their bootleg logo to advertise my record. I remixed this record only with my 2 turntables and a real to real, splicing the tape when needed. Old school style!

    The red Label is extremely rare, only 1000 produced. A black label version with the mix-out crew was over produced witch wasn’t me.

    Founder of WICKED MIX RECORDS, 1989


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