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106.7 KROQ FM

106.7 KROQ FM
Los Angeles, California, USA

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Airdate: June 18th, 1988
DJ: Most of the KROQ staff

This is the "A Concert For The Masses" broadcast. KROQ was broadcasting live from the Rose Bowl the entire day. This consists of on stage introductions, interviews with all the acts on the bill (Wire, Thomas Dolby, O.M.D. and Depeche Mode), and the KROQ DJ's. This broadcast gives an alternate perspective to this show, which would become the "101" show. It was also the 10th Birthday Concert for KROQ. DJ's and KROQ staff heard on this broadcast include Richard Blade, Jed The Fish, Ramondo, Swedish Egil, Doc On The Roq, Lewis Largent, Rodney Bingenheimer, Dusty Street, Scott Mason and the late Rick Carroll (the then-program director of KROQ).

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 57:45)

 

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Airdate: March 16th, 1990
DJ: Richard Blade

This was the premiere North American broadcast of tracks from the Violator album, with Alan and Fletch.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 25:44)

 

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Airdate: March 20th, 1990
DJ: Richard Blade

The radio broadcast from The Wherehouse in-store appearance. This broadcast lasted all day long, and featured most of the KROQ DJ's, including The Poorman, Katy Manor, Jed The Fish, Ramondo, Scott Mason and Swedish Egil.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 49:04)

 

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Airdate: March 21st, 1990
DJ: Richard Blade

This was broadcast the day after The Wherehouse in-store appearance. It features Richard Blade being interviewed by Michael Jackson (Los Angeles talk radio host) and Ted Koppel (news anchor - ABC TV USA), as well as Richard Blade interviewing Andy Fletcher.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 17:20)

 

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Airdate: March 1990
DJ: n/a

This is the commercial for The Wherehouse in-store on March 20th, 1990.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 0:33)

 

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Airdate: March 1990
DJ: n/a

This is the commercial for the US promotional-only cassette that was distributed to the fans that showed up to The Wherehouse in-store on March 20th, 1990.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 0:47)

 

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Airdate: April 12th, 1994
DJ: Richard Blade

David was supposed to call KROQ, to conduct an interview with Richard Blade. Richard, though, had already left the station, so Tami Heidi (another KROQ jock) gave Richard's home phone number to David. David got Richard's answering machine. Richard then went and broadcast the answering machine tape on the air.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 4:58)

 

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Airdate: December 1995
DJ: Richard Blade

Richard Blade interviewed David Gahan backstage at the 1995 KROQ Acoustic Christmas. David was not performing. He was just there for the show, hanging with Oasis. David discussed the upcoming Ultra album, and thanked the fans for sending him letters after "he did what he did". This interview was not broadcast until 1997. The profanity was "bleeped" out of the broadcast version. This version contains the profanity.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 2:20)

 

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Airdate: February 10th, 1997
DJ: n/a

A commercial for a fan to win a chance to star in the It\'s No Good music video.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 0:57)

 

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Airdate: February 18th, 1997
DJ: Kevin & Bean

An interview with David before the release of "Ultra". Besides premiering tracks from the album, he also picks a winner for the Star In The It's No Good Video contest.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 51:38)

 

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Airdate: September 14th, 1998
DJ: Kevin & Bean

A phone-in interview, from Russia. This is not the version of the interview that aired. The profanity was "bleeped" out of the broadcast version.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 11:21)

 

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Airdate: September 1998
DJ: n/a

A commercial for the December 18th, 1998 Forum show.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 1:00)

 

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Airdate: September 1998
DJ: n/a

A commercial for the December 18th, 1998 Forum show.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 1:03)

 

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Airdate: December 12th, 1998
DJ: Kevin & Bean

Kevin & Bean interviewing David backstage, before the DM performance at the 1998 KROQ Acoustic Christmas. David talks about the Singles Tour, the Acoustic Christmas performance and about the band's future. Part of this interview was broadcast a few days after the above recording date. The profanity was "bleeped" out of the broadcast version.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 4:24)

 

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Airdate: May 29th - 31st, 1999
DJ: n/a

KROQ had their listeners vote via their web site on who the listeners\' favorite band of all time was. After counting more than 75,000 votes, Depeche Mode was declared the "Number One KROQ Band Of All Time". This sound file is the announcement of that fact.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 1:27)

 

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Airdate: October 3rd, 2000
DJ: Guy Oseary

On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2000, Guy Oseary was a guest DJ on KROQ-FM in Los Angeles. Guy, a partner at Maverick Records in Los Angeles, had a birthday wish to be DJ for a day. KROQ granted his wish, letting him take over the station during the Flashback Lunch (taking over for Tami Heidi, who was helping him out). Along with picking the music, he also interviewed celebrities like Curt Smith (Tears For Fears), Billy Idol, and Mike D. (Beastie Boys) on the phone. His in studio co-host was Anthony Kiedis from the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The last person he did a phone interview with was David Gahan. In the recording you will hear Guy and Anthony interview David about the progress of the new Depeche Mode album.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 2:24)

 

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Airdate: February 20th, 2001
DJ: Kevin & Bean

David was interviewed in the studio, to promote the forthcoming album "Exciter". In addition to world premiering the first single "Dream On" (not included in the audio file), David spoke of future plans of the band, among other things.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 21:25)

 

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Airdate: May 4th, 2001
DJ: Kevin & Bean

A phone-in interview with David, regarding the Los Angeles "Exciter Tour" show. This file also includes the commercial KROQ was running for their DM ticket contest.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 10:01)

 

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Airdate: October 3rd, 2005
DJ: Kevin & Bean

An phone interview with Dave before the release of "Playing The Angel". Kevin had to leave on jury duty, so Bean was joined on air by Adam Corolla.

Recording courtesy of: Daniel Barassi

Listen to the audiofile: (running time: 9:15)

 

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