Alfa Matrix Re​:​covered - A Tribute To Depeche Mode - Vol. 2 (Bonus Tracks Version - 2013 edit)

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Although the first volume of this Depeche Mode cover album received a more than successful echo from both indie and mainstream worlds, this project would have definitely remained a one-off project if some of our label bands had not insistently pressed us to launch a second volume. Once we got to hear some of the first written versions, we were sold! They were too good to be left laying around. We then touched base with several other Alfa Matrix artists and in no time, a second volume was born featuring the label’s “classic renowned bands” (Leaether Strip, Ayria, Kant Kino, Komor Kommando, I:Scintilla, Technoir, Helalyn Flowers, Plastic Noise Experience, Implant, Krystal System, Acylum, etc.), as well as the work from the newly arrived label artists and others who did not make it on time for the previous edition: Armageddon Dildos, Malakwa, amGod, Razorfade, Alien Vampires, Studio-X, Unter Null, Diskonnekted, Gaytron…

Two years further down the road and here we are with a second volume of the Alfa Matrix label roster covering what has to be the best synthpop band in pop history. Since 2008, a lot has happened in the Depeche Mode camp, tours, a new album and the band celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of their first single. It's all in the spirit of being a Depeche Mode fan, specifically reflected in the selection of the covered songs...

Compiled by and for Depeche Mode fans, "Alfa Matrix Re:covered - a tribute to Depeche Mode vol.2" will offer you once more a very own insight in what makes the Depeche Mode songs so special. Enjoy these interpretations and re-discover the beauty of all those classic Depeche Mode songs re:covered by the Alfa Matrix stable offering a diverse sound panel going from synthpop, over old-school electro to melancholic electro rock.

Special note: included in this Bandcamp version are 2 tracks which have received a corrected edit, for the first time ever you can hear those covers the way they should have sounded.

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released June 10, 2011

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Since 2001, Belgium-based label Alfa Matrix has become a trademark for underground electronic music. We are open to various styles including power EBM, dark elektro, industrial, synth pop, electronica, trip hop, drum’n bass, goth rock, wave, etc. Home of bands like FRONT 242, AYRIA, ALIEN VAMPIRES, HELALYN FLOWERS, METROLAND, BRUDERSCHAFT, ACYLUM, MONDTRÄUME, PNE, STAR INDUSTRY, UNTER NULL, etc. ... more

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