Depeche Mode, the British band that played a key role in shepherding synth pop into the mainstream, hasn’t visited Music City since an under-attended stop at Starwood Amphitheater in 1988. But they had no trouble selling out Ascend Amphitheater for Monday’s gig. Music editor Stephen Trageser sits down with two of the biggest DM fans we know — former music editor Adam Gold and longtime contributor Jason Shawhan — to explore the complexities of the band’s work.

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