1984-12-09 Alsterdorf Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany/Source 1

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WLIR 92.7 FM in Garden City, NY, USA broadcast some of this concert on Tuesday, March 19, 1985 at 21:00 during their "Tuesday Night Radio Concerts" program. The music was presented by Denis McNamara & Nancy Abramson and both announcers claim the show as a world exclusive from 1984-12-09 Hamburg, being recorded live for WLIR 92.7 FM. This radio broadcast is the only source for the track Ice Machine from this concert, which has not yet appeared on any official video or audio release.

Unfortunately, this specific recording was encoded as 128kbps AAC after being transferred from an unknown generation cassette. Sound quality is excellent, although a bit marred by the lossiness. See You is also incomplete, probably due to a tape flip halfway throughout the song. If somebody has any generation cassette tape of this FM broadcast they would like to contribute, please contact us at admin [at] depechemode-live [dot] com.


NOTE: This audio has been re-encoded from its original format (128kbps AAC) in order to allow streaming. Quality may be noticeably diminished compared to the original files which you can download below.

You can listen to this entire recording below.

Track list

  1. [0:27] Play Larry The Duck Radio Intro
  2. [0:58] Play Intro
  3. [4:13] Play People Are People
  4. [4:54] Play Leave In Silence
  5. [4:18] Play New Life
  6. [5:03] Play Somebody (*)
  7. [3:48] Play Ice Machine
  8. [5:24] Play Blasphemous Rumours
  9. [4:47] Play Told You So
  10. [5:23] Play Master And Servant
  11. [5:35] Play Everything Counts
  12. [3:57] Play See You
  13. [4:57] Play Just Can't Get Enough
  14. [1:09] Play Malibu Sue Radio Outro
  • Total time: 54:52


  • unknown equipment -> master cassette -> unknown generation -> unknown transfer -> AAC / LC 128kbps 44.1khz -> in Audacity 2.0.5: slowed down 3.5% -> WAV -> in Adobe Audition CC: automatic phase correction (most accurate settings), normalized to -0.1dB and any DC bias removed -> FLAC level 8
  • Taper: Marv