April 13, 2024

HI-LO presents his remix of Depeche Mode’s ‘Speak To Me’ – available now on Columbia Records

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HI-LO’s remix for Depeche Mode’s “Speak To Me” is out since yesterday. The track is taken from Depeche Mode’s most recent album “Memento Mori”.

For his remix, HI-LO (real name Oliver Heldens) used the original melody as a base, building a thick wall of techno over the top alongside Dave Gahan’s signature vocals.

“It’s an absolute honor to do a remix for the iconic Depeche Mode, especially for such a special song like ‘Speak To Me’. The song felt very honest and real to me, so I tried my best to stay true to the original spirit but also put my own twist on it. I built around the vocals and the synth pads with a more melodic approach than the usual peak-time techno stuff I am producing but still incorporated some earth-shattering yet warm-sounding bass synths and some heavy drums to take it to a different realm. Thanks, Dave and Martin, for trusting my vision!,” HI-LO says

You can check out the new remix below.

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Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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