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January 2, 2017
All circulating audio recordings from the 1998 "The Singles" Tour are now available to stream & download. Happy New Year!
November 30, 2016
In celebration of 1984-11-30 St. Jacobs Sporthalle, Basel, Switzerland's 32nd anniversary, I've added a crystal-clear sounding FM broadcast master recording. Stream & download it here: 1984-11-30 St. Jacobs Sporthalle, Basel, Switzerland/Source 1
November 15, 2016
Added Craig's master cassette-sourced audience recording from 1994-05-14 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, San Francisco, CA, USA; stream & download it at Source 2.
October 23, 2016
Added a few audio recordings from the several promotional television appearances around the time of the "Ultra" parties:
October 18, 2016
All circulating audio recordings from the 1994 "Exotic" Tour are now available to stream & download. If you know of any I've missed, please contact me.
October 12, 2016
A transcript of yesterday's press conference in Milan is now available to read: 2016-10-11 Press Conference, Teatro dell'Arte, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
October 8, 2016
Corrected dates for the 1983 and 1984 Hammersmith Odeon, London recordings based on BBC Radio International's online catalog search page. See the revised pages for information and updated recordings:

Audio is unchanged for every source except for the pre-FM vinyl source of 1984; that one has been speed-corrected. Stream and download it here.

1983 London was also 33 years ago today; be sure to enjoy that recording to commemorate the anniversary!

October 1, 2016
All circulating audio recordings from the 1993 Devotional Tour are now available to stream & download. If you know of any I've missed, please contact me.
September 3, 2016
Added a better sounding VHS sourced soundboard recording from the 1981-10-23 Something Else television performance; stream and download it here.
August 27, 2016
Added:
August 23, 2016
Added a very good sounding low-generation audience recording from 1993-10-19 Bradley Center, Milwaukee, WI, USA. Stream and download it here.
August 21, 2016
Added JB's very good audience recording from 1990-06-30 Marcus Ampitheatre, Milwaukee, WI, USA, sourced from a fresh transfer of the master tapes. You can stream & download it at 1990-06-30 Marcus Ampitheatre, Milwaukee, WI, USA/Source 2.
August 20, 2016
Added an upgrade for 1984-03-05 Teatro Tenda, Bologna, Italy/Source 1 sourced from a fresh transfer of a low-generation tape.
August 13, 2016
Added a fresh tape transfer of 1982-04-02 Théâtre Le Palace, Paris, France/Source 1, which doesn't have destructive noise reduction applied to it like the previously available version did.
June 21, 2016
Added several recordings over the past few days:
June 2, 2016
Added:
May 28, 2016
Added:
May 14, 2016
Upgrades of two audience recordings:
April 16, 2016
Some additions:

Also check out the 1980/1981 background info page, which chronologically describes a significant amount of background info from Depeche Mode's first two tours.

February 27, 2016
Added Elly Apfel's very good sounding audience recording from 1986-05-13 Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Ludwigshafen, Germany sourced from a first-generation cassette tape. Stream & download it here.
February 13, 2016
Added a fresh retransfer of 1986-03-31 New Conference Centre, Brighton, England, UK/Source 1 with improved quality to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the album "Black Celebration".
December 19, 2015
All circulating audio recordings from the 1990 World Violation Tour are now available to stream and download.
November 21, 2015
Some additions:
November 14, 2015
Several additions:
November 7, 2015
Added Elly Apfel's very good sounding audience recording from 1986-05-22 Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany sourced from a first-generation cassette tape. Stream & download it here.
November 2, 2015
Added a second-generation cassette transfer of the incomplete soundboard recording from 1984-11-03 Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK. Stream & download it here.
November 1, 2015
Added Elly Apfel's very good sounding audience recording from 1986-05-20 Münsterlandhalle, Münster, Germany sourced from a second-generation cassette tape. Stream & download it here.
October 31, 2015
Caught up with Dave Gahan & Soulsavers' 2015 "Angels & Ghosts" Tour. New additions include:
October 27, 2015
A Depeche Mode Live Wiki exclusive: added RyanJ's very good audience recording from Dave Gahan & Soulsavers' concert at 2015-10-22 Town Hall, New York, NY, USA. Stream & download it here.

A higher quality transfer of Alan Wilder's 1984 "Some Great Reward" Demo Tape has also been made available for streaming & downloading.

October 20, 2015
The proshot webstream from Dave Gahan & Soulsaver's first gig at 2015-10-19 The Theatre at Ace Hotel, Los Angeles, CA has been made available to stream & download, both the full video and the audio by itself.
September 10, 2015
New discussion forum launched! Check it out here.
August 22, 2015
Some upgrades and additions for the 1983-1984 Construction Time Again Tour:

A 24-bit / 48khz version of 1982-02-21 Tiffany's, Glasgow, Scotland, UK/Source 1 has also been made available for download.

August 15, 2015
All circulating recordings from the 1987-1988 Music For The Masses Tour are now available to stream & download. Please note that the torrent filesets are still being uploaded to my seedbox and all torrents will be seeded in about four days, but feel free to enjoy the streams and queue up the torrents in your torrent client in the meantime! Also, please report any broken streams or torrent download links to admin [at] depechemode-live [dot] com or on Twitter @DMLiveWiki. Update August 19: All torrents are now being seeded. Please report any download difficulty to the email or Twitter handle mentioned earlier.
August 13, 2015
Added a speed-corrected fresh retransfer of twoshed's master FM broadcast recording from 1984-11-03 Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK. Stream & download it here.
July 25, 2015
Some minor additions and an upgrade:

More to come soon - about halfway done with preparing the MFTM tour for the wiki.

June 20, 2015
All circulating recordings from the 1986 Black Celebration Tour are now available to stream and download. Please note that it will be about 4 days before all torrents will be seeded, so load them up in your torrent client in the meantime and enjoy the streams. User registration has also been re-enabled. Update June 25: all torrents are now seeding.
June 13, 2015
Added a fresh transfer of Elly A's 1st generation audience recording from 1984-12-05 Münsterlandhalle, Münster, Germany. Stream and download it here.
June 5, 2015
Added a fresh retransfer of Brent Graham's good audience master recording from 1994-03-08 Tennis Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia here: Source 1
May 23, 2015
New additions:
May 19, 2015
Stream & download a good sounding incomplete audience recording, previously uncirculated, from 1990-06-26 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, USA here: Source 1
May 9, 2015
Sorry about the slow progress! Some new recordings:

I am still working on having all recordings from the 1986 Black Celebration Tour available as well.

April 11, 2015
Stream & download a fresh retransfer & remaster of the incomplete soundboard recording from 1986-05-16 Alsterdorfer Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany at Source 2.
March 19, 2015
All recordings from the 1984-1985 Some Great Reward Tour are now streamable and downloadable.
March 15, 2015
All recordings from the 1997 Ultra Parties and 2003 "A Night With Martin L. Gore" Tour are now streamable and downloadable. The 1984-1985 Some Great Reward Tour will be streamable & downloadable by this weekend.
March 8, 2015
All recordings from the 1983-1984 Construction Time Again Tour are streamable and downloadable. Not all torrents are being seeded as many are still uploading to the torrent server, but you can add any torrents you want to your torrent client and the download will proceed once the upload to my server is finished.
March 5, 2015
All recordings through the 1982-1983 A Broken Frame Tour are now streamable in their entirety (including DVDs) as well as by each individual track. Torrents should download much quicker now. If you were in the process of downloading a torrent, please re-download the torrent from the recording's page and start again. Sorry for any inconvenience. Please email me if you are still having trouble downloading torrents. I'm working on getting the CTA, SGR, and "A Night With Martin L. Gore" tours up - they will be streamable & downloadable within the next couple weeks.
December 25, 2014
Added a soundboard recording DAT Master Clone for 2001-10-11 Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany. Stream & download it here: 2001-10-11 Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany/Source 1 Merry Christmas!
December 13, 2014
In celebration of a couple gigs' anniversaries:
November 17, 2014
Added a rework of 1980-11-14 Technical College, Southend-On-Sea, Essex, England, UK, which eliminates the overpowering bass and makes the entire recording clearer overall. Stream and download it here.
November 9, 2014
Added a rework of 1986-04-10 N.E.C., Birmingham, England, UK from three FM broadcast sources, creating the most complete and best sounding version available. Stream and download the recording here.
November 2, 2014
Added streams & downloads of three recordings from 1984-11-03 Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK to celebrate the concert's 30th anniversary:
October 30, 2014
Added the most complete version of 1980-10-30 Bridgehouse, London, England, UK to celebrate its 34th anniversary. This source includes Tora! Tora! Tora! which is not available on the common "Bridgehouse" vinyl bootleg. Stream and download it here.
October 28, 2014
Added a very good audience recording from 1987-10-27 Paleur, Rome, Italy. It is an upgrade over the commonly circulating lossless version sourced from the "Italiantour 11/87" CD bootleg. You can stream and download it here. Sorry, lossy only.
October 21, 2014
Added audience recordings from the three nights in Paris during the 1990 World Violation Tour to celebrate their 24th anniversary. The third night has the best recording and the most interesting & rarely performed Martin acoustic tracks (Little 15 and Blue Dress). You can stream and download them at the following links:
October 13, 2014
Added a superb audience recording of 1993-06-30 Palais Omnisport De Paris Bercy, Paris, France sourced from a first-generation cassette tape. Listen to the entire recording and download it here. Also added a stream of the webcast audio from 2013-10-11 Austin City Limits Festival, Austin, TX, USA.
September 16, 2014
Torrents are being seeded again, but I have a paltry 1Mbps connection (around 120KBps). I will explore seedbox options and possibly direct-download links; if you know of a seedbox or file host who offers 750GB+ of storage for a reasonable price, please email me! Until then, I do apologize for the slow download speeds.
September 10, 2014
You may experience difficulty downloading torrents at the moment. All recordings are currently hosted from the webmaster's home connection. He is in the middle of moving and there is no internet at his apartment yet. Please be patient, hopefully the recordings will be seeded again by this weekend. In a month or two, we will switch to a seedbox in order to allow very high availability of the recordings as well as greatly increased download speeds.
August 26, 2014
To celebrate the 33rd anniversary of the concert at 1981-08-26 Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England, UK, an uncirculated lossless first-generation FM broadcast recording of three tracks is now available. Download it here.
August 15, 2014
Added a recording of Peter Gordeno's in-ear monitor feed from 2006-01-21 LTU Arena, Dusseldorf, Germany. It is only available as MP3 320kbps. Download it here: 2006-01-21 LTU Arena, Dusseldorf, Germany/Source 2
August 13, 2014
Added an FM broadcast DAT master of Dave's performance at 2003-06-12 Hultsfred Festival, Hultsfred, Sweden.
August 2, 2014
Added an interview of Dave speaking about his second solo album "Hourglass": 2007-09-13 EMI, London, UK. Also added some samples / excerpts of soundboards from the following dates, mostly obtained from SoundCloud:
July 27, 2014
Added an FM broadcast master of the original broadcast from 1982-03-28 De Lantaren, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (found at Source 2) and a rework of sources 1 & 2, yielding the most complete version available of the two FM broadcasts (found at Source 3).
June 29, 2014
Added all circulating recordings from the 1982-1983 A Broken Frame Tour. The Something Went Wrong compilation of 11 CDs worth of mistakes and technical difficulties is also now available to download; sorry about the delay.
June 22, 2014
Added all circulating recordings from the 1982 See You Tour. Particularly good new additions include:

Also added a nearly-complete audience recording of Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark's opening set for Depeche Mode on 1988-06-18 Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA, USA. You may download it here: OMD Source 1.

June 8, 2014
Added all circulating recordings from the 1980 Tour and 1981 Tour. Please report dead links, download difficulty, and any other trouble you may encounter to admin [at] depechemode-live [dot] com. Thank you for your patience! I know I'm slow at uploading these recordings.
April 27, 2014
Added a complete Swiss Radio DRS3 FM broadcast from 1984-11-30 St. Jacobs Sporthalle, Basel, Switzerland. Download it here: 1984-11-30 Basel - Source 4.
March 30, 2014
Added a demos and studio pre-mixes section containing samples of all of the currently circulating demos and studio pre-mixes which have not been commercially released. The Summer 1980 Demo Tape is also available.
March 25, 2014
Added a good audience recording of the 2001-03-24 CD:UK, ITV, The London Studios, London, England, UK television performance. A total of five takes were performed and recorded.
March 21, 2014
Added an FM radio broadcast from 1984-12-09 Alsterdorf Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany, including the track Ice Machine which has not yet appeared on any release of "The World We Live In And Live In Hamburg".
February 21, 2014
Added a very good audience recording from 1986-05-10 Forest National, Brussels, Belgium and a decent audience recording of 2013-09-15 BB&T Center, Sunrise, FL, USA (shameless plug - it's the webmaster's recording :) ). We do apologize about the lack of updates and will change that very soon!
February 12, 2014
Added a nearly-complete audience audio recording of 2013-04-26 The Troubadour, Los Angeles, CA, USA from master video clips. This concert had the first live performance of But Not Tonight.
January 28, 2014
Added:
January 27, 2014
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