Depeche Mode Co-Founder Explains Artistic Process
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In an article from VICE-THUMP, we get acquainted with Vince Clarke, a paramount figure in the early developments of Depeche Mode’s hard-hitting sound.
Explaining his collaborative ethics, Clarke explains:
“When you collaborate, you do have to be open to the other person’s ideas—otherwise it’s not collaboration, is it?”
Something that’s fascinating about electronic music, in its early stages, is that it evolved not through endless MIDI edits post-playback, but from sheer artistic vision. Given this, it’s humbling to gain exposure into the musical philosophies of this time.
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