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Martin Gore's DJ Gigs
« on: 29 July 2011 - 01:00:11 »
I was not sure where to leave info about Martin's DJ gigs that he has done this past decade, and so I decided to give it its own thread.

I have tried to find as much info on his early DJ gigs as possible, but it's really hard to find. It seems that a lot of the really early DJ gigs that he did were usually posted on Client's forum and/or the forum of toast-hawaii.de, but those forums no longer exist. Or when he did a DJ gig at his local pub Old Kings Road, it was announced on the pub's website, but no other site seems to have saved this info. For instance, I don't know where/when it was the first time that he did a DJ gig. It also seems like those really early DJ gigs were unannounced, so DM fans had no chance of spreading the event beforehand. And at that time I hadn't even heard of Depeche Mode, so I did not keep up with the DM events at the time. So, if you have any additional info, please tell me, and I will add it to this thread.

There are probably several dates from 2002/2003 that are still missing; most likely, those DJ gigs will have been at the Old Kings Road Pub in Santa Barbara, and somewhere in Los Angeles. Also, Martin is claimed to have DJed in Istanbul in late 2004/early 2005 on several occasions. And there have been fanreports of Martin spinning records at Fletcher's restaurant in the late '90s. Here are the exact dates we know of so far:
1998-03-05 - The Garage, London, UK
2003-03-06 - Thirst Bar - London, UK
2003-03-20 - Old Kings Road Pub - Santa Barbara, U.S.
2003-07-03 - Being Boiled - London, UK
2004-08-17 - Notting Hill Arts Center - London, UK
2004-11-08 - Cookies - Berlin, Germany
2004-12-19 - Old Kings road Pub - Santa Barbara, U.S.
2005-01-12 - Roxy Club - Istanbul, Turkey
2005-06-01 - Hiro Ballroom - NYC, U.S.
2005-06-17 - SonarPark - Barcelona, Spain
2005-08-07 - Old Kings Road Pub - Santa Barbara, U.S.
2006-12-17 - Old Kings Road Pub - Santa Barbara, U.S.
2007-04-29 - Old Kings Road Pub - Santa Barbara, U.S.
2008-02-03 - F.I.E. (Mexico) - Mexico City, Mexico
2008-06-01 - Old Kings Road Pub - Santa Barbara, U.S.
2008-07-24 - Hiro Ballroom - NYC, U.S.
2009-03-29 - Old Kings Road Pub - Santa Barbara, U.S.
2010-10-24 - Galaxy Theater - Santa Ana, U.S.
2010-12-03 - Notes for Notes and New Noise - Santa Barbara, U.S.
2011-05-07 - Rockshop Academy - Santa Barbara, U.S.
2011-05-14 - Mute Festival at Roundhouse - London, UK
2011-12-03 - Notes for Notes and New Noise - Santa Barbara, U.S.
2012-12-15 - Notes for Notes and New Noise - Santa Barbara, U.S.
2012-12-31 - Brewer-Clifton Tasting Room - Santa Barbara, U.S. (private event)
2015-06-27 - SoHo - Santa Barbara, U.S.
2015-07-30 - Notes for Notes and Sonos - LA, U.S.

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Re: Martin Gore's DJ Gigs
« Reply #1 on: 29 July 2011 - 01:04:14 »
1998-03-07 - Ekstrabladet (Denmark) - Bizart Bønnemøde

[Text taken from Ekstrabladet's archive. This was probably transribed by OCR so it contains many spelling errors. It seems that Martin Gore DJed after Suicide's comeback on March 5th 1998 at The Garage in London.]



Bizart Bønnemøde
LONDON
AF THOMAS TREO
Foto: Gorm Valentin
I Suicides for ventede comebacktortur endte i komisk affære med høj underholdningsværdi SUICIDE, hørt på The Garage, London dende slapstick humor på et plan, hvor selv Sex Pistols må kapitulere. Med ét affinder størstedelen af publikum sig med, at kvaliteten af Suicide såb nin g snu mm er er nogenlunde lige så imponerende som kombinationsspil let hos bydelens fodboldhold, boring boring Arsenal. Koncerten har allerede på forunderlig vis udviklet sig fra offentligt selvmord til en form for bizart bønnemøde. Den uvirkelige begivenhed fortsætter med en besynderlig disco version af 'Harlem', og at iagttage Alan Vega forsøge at huske teksten føles som at have oplevet Elvis 'The King' Presley i Las Vegas 1975. Det er umuligt ikke at tilbede manden, der har inspireret en verden af musikere fra Nick Cave og Primal Scream over Pulp til Sort Sol, men samtidigt står det pløjet i øls kum, at dette ikke er Suicide i noget, der bare minder om topform. 'Surrender' er dekadent som en The Moody Bluesballade, men med 'Rocket USA' får Rev omsider overstyret sit keyboard, og mens galningen torturerer sit instrument, så det mest af alt lyder som et pulsslag i ukontrolleret selvsving, slår Vega sig i ansigtet med mikrofonen.
SYNKENDE UBÅD
Men det gør vist ikke rigtigt ondt, så han forlader scenen og lader Rev gør det færdigt. Den pompøse pianist accelererer igennem et veritabelt arsenal af improviserede bombenedslag, mens han gumler tyggegummi baglæns, og ikke et øje er tørt. Ekstranummeret er selvfølgelig et medley af Vegas solohit 'Jukebox Babe' og '96 Tears'. I baggrunden nægter Rev konsekvent at spille med på reglerne, mens publikum endnu ikke har fundet fodfæste, brøler hans apparatur som nødsignaler fra en synkende ubåd. Og Vega er fortsat med en pondus som en grønlænder på Hovedbanen. Intet, absolut intet, er som det skal være, da de uopfordret kommer ind til andet ekstranummer, og på bare to minutter leverer de det sædvanligvis skrækindjagende epos 'Frankie Teardrop'. Måske rockhistoriens mest skræmmende nummer med tilhørende primal skrig ingen nogen sinde vil glemme, har de hørt dem bare en enkelt gang. Men om så Vega stod over for én med blodsprængte øjne, syv kanyler i halsen og en rusten motorsav i en Brooklyngyde, ville der simpelt hen ikke være grund til bæv ren. Manden har mistet det, og da han efter 52 minutter knytter poten ud mod et måbende publikum og deres spredte og mindre sympatiske tilråb, ligner han en, der tænker: 'Where is your fucking humour?' Ekstra Bladet: 'Where is your fucking soul?!' skriger en frustreret cockney med knyttet næve rettet mod scenen. Alan Vega skuer ud over 500 sortklædte tilbedere, der ikke rigtigt kan beslutte sig for, hvad de skal mene om seancen. Han er to numre inde i Suicides første koncert i ti år, og ikke engang sangeren selv ved, hvad det er, der foregår. Midt i salen svajer en kronraget mandsperson med blott overkrop forover og overvejer ikke engang at skjule de blødende rifter, der tyder på, at han har overnattet i en tjørnebusk, siden han kom hjem fra fronten. For tyve år siden forårsagede Suicide samme følelse af usikkerhed, da de med det nu klassiske debutalbum 'Suicide' beviste, at rock'n'roll kun er et spørgsmål om attitude. Ved hjælp af blot keyboard og vokal skabte duoen fra Brooklyn en minimalistisk mareridtss til, der mundede ud i en af alle tiders mest radikale, epokegørende og langtidsholdbare langspillere. I anledning af klassikerens genudgivelse på mandag havde Martin Rev og Alan Vega indvilget i at spille fire koncerter i London, og hvis punk dybest set handler om at give publikum det stik modsatte af, hvad de forventer, og helst lidt mere, er Suicide stadig blandt planetens førende rebeller. af det blodige 'Suicide' omslag, men hvad publikum blev budt, var nærmest det diametralt modsatte. De to legender lignede pensionerede boksere, da de skiftevis rundede scenek anten for at høste den hyldest, der næppe var af den forventede volumen. Duoen havde tydeligvis ikke øvet et øjeblik før første tæppefald, og de åbnede respektløst med at improvisere sig gennem et nummer, ingen havde hørt før. Heller ikke Martin Gore fra Depeche Mode, der var aftenens dj. Det var langt fra stjernen y k ker, der prægede mangemillionæren, da han rettede lidt på huen og tog endnu en slurk Red stripe. Som alle andre stirrer han med halvåben mund, mens Martin Rev manisk banker i sit sønderbombede keyboard med et monotont riff som eneste resultat. Vega rabler løs tilsyneladende uden at have planlagt et eneste ord på forhånd. Han er mindst tyve kilo overvægtig, klædt i besynderlig 80'er jakke, dråbeformede solbriller, læderhandsker og alpehue. Rev er helt i læder, og forsøger konstant at få sin underlæbe til at nå næsen, mens svejsebr iller neg ør dere eti lat dække den almægtige afro.
STRØM TIL STORBYEN
De sætter ufortrødent strøm til storbyen, og da det omsider er ved at give mening efter en femseks minutter, hamrer Rev knytnæven i tastaturet for sidste gang, og nummeret er dermed ovre. Spredte klapsalver efterfølges af det alle troede var umuligt: anstrengte smil og endda enkelte latterudbrud. Suicide år 1998 er underhol.
KOLDSVEDSHUNGER
The Garage hungrede efter den koldsvedsfornemmelse, der uundgåeligt melder sig bare ved synet Der er løbet en del va n di åen, siden Suicide dukkede op i 70'erne.



2001-04-17 - Intro (Germany) - Martin Gore interview (excerpt)

http://www.intro.de/kuenstler/interviews/23012502/depeche-mode-drogefamilie

(...)

Und interessierst du dich auch für diese Szene neuer elektronischer Musik? Das, was passiert auf Labels wie Force Inc, Mille Plateaux?
Ja, ich höre sehr viel in dieser Richtung. Ich habe auch ein bisschen angefangen mit DJing, und diese Labels sind ja dann auch das, was läuft. Ich habe überhaupt in den letzten Jahren wieder verstärkt viel neue Musik gehört.

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Re: Martin Gore's DJ Gigs
« Reply #2 on: 29 July 2011 - 01:10:09 »
2001-06-10 - Reuters - Depeche Mode Gears Up for New World Tour

http://web.archive.org/web/20010615140037/http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/20010610/re/leisure_depechemode_dc_1.html

(...)

Songwriter/keyboardist Martin Gore, the main inspiration of the group, lives in California these days. "He really listens to tons of music and has been disc jockeying recently,'' Fletcher said.

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Re: Martin Gore's DJ Gigs
« Reply #3 on: 29 July 2011 - 01:11:23 »
2001-xx-xx - "Electronic Performer" - Martin's DJ set



According to depmod.com, "This DJ set was put together by Martin, for use between the support band and DM on the current Exciter Tour. The mix has been released as a very limited CD-R promo to radios around Europe."
http://www.depmod.com/misc/compilations/d650.htm

According to the official website: http://web.archive.org/web/20010814173142/http://www.depechemode.com/news/radiobroadcast.html
Radio Eins, Germany:
July 4th, 2001 - Martin Gore did a guest 60 minute DJ set. The set list was as follows (please excuse the lack of details):
(1) Kid 606 - track 8 (label unknown)
(2) Thomas Brinkmann - track 2 (label unknown)
(3) Kriedler - "Circles" (Mute US)
(4) Stewart Walker - unknown (Kodama)
(5) Isan - "Skeek" (Tugboat)
(6) David Bowie - "Out-take" (Cleopatra)
(7) Marineville - unknown (Universal Egg)
(8) White Noise - unknown (Amp Records)
(9) Signer - track 4 (label unknown)
(10) Schlammpeiziger - "Auger..." (label unknown)
(11) Hip Young Things - from "Console Yourself Compilation" (Console)
(12) Sergej Auto - unknown (label unknown)
(13) Kandis - "Lunar Corona" (label unknown)
(14) Octagon Man - - unknown (DC Recordings)
(15) Electronicat - "Shuffle Tiiiime" (Compact)"
This DJ set was called 'Electronic Performer'.

September 20 2001:
http://web.archive.org/web/20020620113305/http://www.releasemagazine.net/News/news0109b.htm
Martin Gore DJ session on German TV
Martin Gore has made a selection of his favourite tunes. On September 22, you can watch the result on VIVA 2/2 Step. The program will include names such as Kid 606, Isan, Kreidler as well as more well-known artists like David Bowie. Mute Records will "release" this DJ session as a promo.

[This TV broadcast was later uploaded on YouTube:]
part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3u1z6Z9p2V8
part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8sHPvfhRoA
part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ckk-zfSm1A
part 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nx1iT-_TkTQ
part 5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYefcXD1aq8
part 6: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ts294WPPC8
OR: http://youtu.be/w2mrqr9yVmc

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Re: Martin Gore's DJ Gigs
« Reply #4 on: 29 July 2011 - 01:12:27 »
2003-01-28 - Depeche Mode - Interview Andy Fletcher

[By this time, Martin has already DJ'ed at places, as stated in this interview with Andy Fletcher.]

http://oldsite.depechemode.com/other/andy_interview_01282003.html

(...)

Q: "DJ Gore" has been spotted spinning here and there. Any chance of you two DJ'ing together?
A: To be honest, his music is for the graveyard, really. He isn't the happiest DJ in the world. He refuses to play one track that anyone's ever heard of. I'm a bit looser than that.

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Re: Martin Gore's DJ Gigs
« Reply #5 on: 29 July 2011 - 01:14:31 »
2003-03-06 - Client W on the Depeche-Mode forum:

http://www.depeche-mode.com/forum/index.php?topic=3858.0
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Those in London tonight should head to Soho to hear Client DJing at Thirst bar on Greek Street alongside Andy, Sie Medway-Smith, Sneaker Pimps and a special guest DJ. Full details on http://www.client-online.net

An attendee had posted the following on the DMMB the next day: http://forums.depechemode.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3565
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Yes just to say what a great night for those who went to see Client DJ last night at Thirst in London.
Client played the usual upbeat set.
The night was started off by a young (I won't say freshed faced) DJ called Martin Gore, yes that's right I did write MARTIN GORE, he was on top form, even though his set was very slow tempo (bit like Counterfeit 2), but never the less still good tunes, don't ask me what he played he did tell me but I can't remember them.
After 45 minutes Fletch took over and I must say he does get better at this DJ thing giving the new Client single Price Of Love a spin in remixed form, he played for an hour.
Then Client took over and increased the tempo.
Martin was very friendly signing stuff and having his photo's taken with the many people who asked, very laid back, it was good to see him back in the UK.

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Re: Martin Gore's DJ Gigs
« Reply #6 on: 29 July 2011 - 01:15:05 »
2003-03-20 - Martin Gore at the Old Kings Road Pub, Santa Barbara

According to this fan on this forum, Martin DJed in March or April 2003 at his local pub. According to playingtheangel.com, it was on March 20th. There's no further info.

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Re: Martin Gore's DJ Gigs
« Reply #7 on: 29 July 2011 - 01:22:12 »
2003-04-xx - Alert Magazine (Germany) - Issue 10 Martin Gore Interview

[This is just an excerpt. Thanks to karimamilena for offering to scan this interview for this forum! I have typed the bit about DJing:]

(...)

Sie haben kürzlich begonnen, sich als DJ zu versuchen. Das hilft Ja, sich zurechtzufinden.
Martin: Oh, ja. Aus Spaß! Ich habe das in einer sehr kleinen Bar in Santa Barbara begonnen, wo ich jetzt wohne, die gehört einem Freund. An einem wirklich, wirklich guten Abend hatte ich vielleicht so um die hundert Leute die da waren. An schlechten Abenden nicht mehr als zehn, und die spielen dann auch noch im Hinterzimmer Pool Billard, hören noch nicht einmal zu. Das Schöne am Plattenauflegen ist ja, dass man mit ganz anderen Ohren Musik hört. Ich höre viel mehr Musik, Ich sortiere meine Musik ganz anders. Ich habe in den letzten Monaten gar nicht so oft aufgelegt, aber der Umstand, dass ich es theoretisch morgen tun könnte, lässt mich ständig Platten kaufen. Ich bestelle mir auch sehr viele Platten über das Internet. Und vor allem natürlich höre ich mir diese Platten an. Die Lautstarke spielt eine Rolle: Wenn man Platten auflegt, hört man oftmals Oberhaupt erst die Bässe, die so ein Track hat.

(...)

Original transcript: http://www.electronicbeats.net/2013/04/03/from-the-vaults-an-interview-with-depeche-modes-martin-lee-gore/

(...)

You recently even started a career as a DJ.
Oh yeah. I started it for fun and it has become a real habit. You know, I started off in a very small bar in Santa Barbara where I live. The bar belongs to a friend of mine, that’s why. On a really good day I spin records in front of maybe a hundred people. On bad days I play to a dozen guests—and some of them are even playing snooker in the backroom. They are not even listening to what I am doing, but that’s alright. For me, something else matters: I really listen to the music I am spinning. I’d call it conscious listening. Even if I’m just packing my bag, selecting the records that I want to play, I hear the music in my head. I haven’t DJ’d often recently. But that doesn’t keep me from constantly buying records via the internet. It’s a pleasure to spin records in a real club as you sometimes only hear the bass when you play it loud.

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Re: Martin Gore's DJ Gigs
« Reply #8 on: 29 July 2011 - 01:26:48 »
2003-07-03 - Client at Being Boiled - Martin Gore Special Guest

[A report by a member of Client on the DMMB:]

http://forums.depechemode.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3567

Last night: Martin Gore, Andy Fletcher and Client in London

Client W:

It was a superb night!
The special guest was none other than Mr Martin Gore, who played a bizarre and somewhat ear-splitting set of hardcore ambient electronica. (By his own admission, he never plays stuff people have heard of.) Very amusing to see how non-plussed some people were by it.
Andy then took over, doing an hour's set which was a mixture of a lot of the stuff he's been playing in recent sets (starting with the gorgeous Mit Dir by Robert Gorl) and some other, more obscure bits and pieces (including a superb hiphop-y instrumental remix of Useless).
Client playing quite a crowd-pleasing set (Client A called it her "popular 80s mix") but a good one never the less with some superb classic electro.
Sie Medway-Smith and one of the Sneaker Pimps took over and playing a great up-tempo mix of electro and some more funky, house-y stuff. Loved it, but by this point I was very drunk and I apologise to anyone I spouted gibberish to
The Being Boiled night continues to go from strength to strength. We had a cool crowd last night as well as superb DJs meaning it was one of the best yet.

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Re: Martin Gore's DJ Gigs
« Reply #9 on: 29 July 2011 - 01:32:05 »
2003-xx-xx - Pagandance.net (Germany) - Interview excerpt Martin Gore

http://www.pagandance.de/

(...)

Während der vergangenen Jahre warst Du gelegentlich als DJ tätig.
Martin: Ja, zum Beispiel in Santa Barbara. Ein Freund von mir hat eine Bar. Dort kann ich auflegen, wann immer mir danach ist. Beim letzten Mal kostete es für die Besucher zehn Dollar Eintritt. Aber wir haben das Geld nicht für uns genommen, sondern für einen wohltätigen Zweck gespendet. Manchmal bin ich auch in einigen Clubs in Los Angeles als DJ unterwegs. Aber ich mache das nicht, um damit Geld zu verdienen, sondern einfach, weil es Spaß macht.

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Re: Martin Gore's DJ Gigs
« Reply #10 on: 29 July 2011 - 01:33:45 »
2004-08-04 - Toast Hawaii - Martin DJ

[Posted by client A on www.toast-hawaii.com/forum:]

We have invited Martin Gore to DJ at the next being boiled and he has said yes so please get down there early!
Live Komputer, client
DJ's Soho dolls, Trashmoney, Martin gore
This on tues 17th August at the Nottinghill Arts club

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« Reply #11 on: 29 July 2011 - 01:34:27 »
2004-08-04 - EW3 - Martin Gore DJs in London

http://web.archive.org/web/20040821090400/http://www.depeche-mode.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=EWIndex&file=article&sid=95&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

News: Martin Gore DJs in London
According to a post made by the enigmatic Client A on the ToastHawaii forum, Martin Gore is joining the bill for the next Being Boiled event in London, scheduled for August 17th.
Also on the line up are live appearances from Mute bands Client and Komputer, amongst other things.
UPDATE!!! Since originally running this story, there seems to have been some doubt of whether Martin will make it or not. According to another post by Client A, Martin will play if he is in London at the time.
Client presents Being Boiled
a monthly night of pure electro at the Notting Hill Arts Club, London
Next event: Tuesday 17th August
6pm-1am, free before 8pm / £5 after (concessions £3)
DJ sets from
Client
Trash Money
plus very special guest: Martin Gore.
Live sets from
Komputer
Vector Lovers
Client
Venue details:
Name:
Notting Hill Arts Club
Address:
21 Notting Hill Gate

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« Reply #12 on: 29 July 2011 - 01:39:20 »
2004-08-12 - Martin Gore dot com - DJ in London

http://www.martingore.com/news

Martin set to DJ in London
As originally announced by "Client A" on the Toast Hawaii message board, Martin is tentatively set to DJ at the next "Being Boiled" night at the Notting Hill Arts Center in London, on Tuesday, August 17th.
Be sure to check the Notting Hill Arts Center site for directions.

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« Reply #13 on: 29 July 2011 - 01:43:26 »
2004-08-17 - Notting Hill Arts Center - Martin set to DJ in London

[Some photos of Martin at the Notting Hill Arts Center. Most of the photos are by 'Lulu76', I don't know the sources of the other photos. Spot Sie Medway Smith, Daniel Miller and Peter Gordeno in the crowd.]



An Italian fan posted a blogpost on her website about the DJ event, with more photos: http://www.freeangel.it/lon_martin.htm
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Londra, 17 Agosto 2004
MARTIN DJSET AL NOTTING HILL ARTS CLUB
Il giorno in cui Martin avrebbe fatto il suo djset sarei stata in compagnia di Luisa e Marco, il suo ragazzo. Per Silvia e Valentina, purtroppo,la vacanza è terminata la domenica!
Avendo ancora dentro me l'emozione per l'incontro del 12 ero molto ansiosa. L'appuntamento era davanti al locale per le 18.30 con Luisa. Poi si sono uniti anche Emad e Sarah con Maired.
Arrivati li' davanti c'è Sara delle Client che saluto mostrandole le foto del loro djset a Milano. Dopodichè mi informo se Fletch ci sarebbe stato quella sera e lei mi risponde che era in Spagna.
Attendiamo qualche minuto e scendiamo per la scala che ci conduce nella sala. Era ancora presto x il movimento così nell'attesa prendiamo una cosa da bere al bancone. Poi non riuscendo ad aspettare, inizio a fare un giro del locale, non riuscivo a star ferma...ad un certo punto mi ritrovo davanti a me MARTIN che era appena entrato...Bisogna considerare che il Arts Club è piccolissimo x cui, non sarebbe stato così difficile incontrarlo! Qualcuno lo saluta incredulo e faccio la faccia tosta anch'io dicendogli "Hello Mart, how are you?do you remember me?" e compiaciuto mi ha risposto di sì!
Dopodichè mentre lui si accomoda sui divanetti a fianco al mixer, corro ad avvertire Luisa&co. del suo arrivo! Raggiungiamo la postazione di fronte a lui e lì restiamo x tutta la serata alternandoci a scattare foto e cercare di scambiare qualche battuta con lui! Molto faticoso è stato chiedergli un autografo, piuttosto preferiva fare le foto!
Ad un certo punto mi avvicino a lui, mi siedo sul bracciolo della sua poltrona, intenta a farmi una foto come si deve (non riuscita) e a scambiare due parole in tranquillità....lui stava parlando per cui non si accorge subito della mia presenza! Era rivolto verso destra...ma quando a un certo punto si volta verso sinistra mi guarda stupito e io lo guardo sorridendo dicendogli "Surprise!!!" e lui: "Oh my God!" con aria divertita.... dopodichè ha proseguito a parlare con i suoi amici x cui mi sono allontanata...Intanto che aspettavamo il suo momento si esibiscono le Client! E non solo...udite udite arriva Daniel Miller e ancora incredula lo fermo, lo saluto e gli dico di aver comprato il disco di The Normal, 'Warm Leatherette' da Rough Trade pochi giorni prima ed era molto interessato alla cosa dopodichè gli ho accennato un piccolo progetto che se andrà a buon fine avrò il piacere di condividere con tutti i DMfans.
30 minuti live x le Client e poi il grande momento!! Martin si posiziona in consolle dove alle sue spalle c'era Sie (aka Simon Medway Smith, conosciuto a Milano al djset delle Client) mentre di fronte, a mezzo metro di distanza c'ero io!
Mixa solo cd, non vinili come invece ha fatto Fletch! Si tratta di tracce dance elettroniche, non sono esperta del genere per cui ogni pezzo era x me sconosciuto...e magari anche per Martin! Ricordo solo un momento in cui si sentiva lo scratch di un vinile ed io gli ho urlato "Come on Martin, let's go with the hip hop!" al che si è messo a ridere insieme a Sie, dopodichè ha alzato le mani in aria divertito dicendo che non era lui a provocare quel suono (dato che mixava cd e non vinili!) "It's not me! It's not me!".
Ha mixato per 1 ora e mezza circa. Alla fine lascia il posto a un altro dj e si risiede sulla poltrona dove ormai si erano riuniti diversi amici, Daniel Miller compreso il quale era molto divertito della serata! Poi dall'ingresso vedo arrivare un omaccione dalla folta chioma che si dirige verso Martin...era Peter Gordeno!! Incredibile! Riesco a salutare anche lui e dopo aver parlato un po' con Martin torna verso di me e Luisa & co. per scambiare 4 chiacchere ci chiede da dove veniamo, sì insomma le solite cose. Poi gli dico "Spero di vederti nel prossimo tour con i DM!" e lui mi risponde "I'm sure you will!"...Ah però! e lo dici così? Quindi, Peter sà già che ci sarà nel prossimo tour dei DM!
Mah, vedremo!...La serata si conclude con l'uscita di Martin dal locale! Lo seguo fino a fuori con Luisa, Marco, Maired, Emad & Sarah...Martin sale sull'auto e si conclude semplicemente così una serata unica e indimenticabile!
Ringrazio tanto Luisa e Marco che hanno fatto sì che non vivessi la serata da sola! Ringrazio Maired, Emad e Sarah simpaticissimi! Altre persone con cui ho parlato, tra cui Darkmode! Ringrazio Danilo e Sofia che mi hanno riaccompagnate a casa...sapete a una certa ora a Londra!

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Re: Martin Gore's DJ Gigs
« Reply #14 on: 29 July 2011 - 01:45:04 »
2004-09-07 - Being Boiled DJ set promo cd

According to the people of depmod.com, Mute had offered a promo CD of Martin's DJ set in London to various radio stations.

From depmod.com:


This was the setlist of Martin's DJ set in London a few months earlier:
http://www.kontor.cc/djsets/kontor_d...?id=139&lg=de#
Tracklisting:
01. Planetary Assault Systems - Track 6 PEACEFROG
02. Carsten Jost - Juliane DIAL
03. Murcof - Ulysses LEAF
04. Basic Channel - Q-Loop !K7
05. Technova - Atmosphere HYDROGEN DUKEBOX
06. Carl A. Finlow - Hardwired DEVICE
07. Bitstream - Bass Movements MODERN LOVE
08. Carl A. Finlow - Hardwired (Reprise) DEVICE
09. Stewart Walker - Live Extract No.7 TRESOR
10. Technova - We Got The Beat HYDROGEN DUKEBOX
11. Electronic Systems - Cosmos Trip PROMO
12. Thomas/Mayer - Kompakt Track 2 KOMPAKT
13. Monochrome - Sand Jungle MUTE
14. Electroroma - Autovox Telefunk PROMO
15. Monolake - Cern MONOLAKE
16. Bitstream - Bass Movements (Reprise) MODERN LOVE

The following radio stations aired this DJ set:
http://www.kontor.cc/news.asp?nid=102003626&lg=de
Radio Trier - Friday, 12.11. (23:00 h - 00:00 h)
N-JOY Radio - Saturday, 13.11. (01:00 h - 02:00 h)
Hitradio N1 - Saturday, 13.11. (02:00 h - 03:00 h)
Radio Regenbogen - Saturday, 13.11. (01:00 h - 02:00 h)

There is also a file going around on the web of German Radio Eins' broadcast of this DJ set, called "Being Boiled DJ Set", aired on the radio 17-11-2004.

According to DM fan 'dmplus' who was at Martin's Being Boiled DJ gig:
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The broadcast version is complete as a radio show but incomplete as the live performance. The live performance lasted about 75 minutes. The show was supported by two other bands, Computer and Client. The broadcast version is heavily edited. All the gaps made by Martin's poor skills (at that time) were deleted and replaced by consistent flow, so that it would sound more professional. So note that this is not what was performed at the time. There are a few songs that were not featured on the radio.