Unlike many New Wave acts, Depeche Mode has managed to withstand the ravages of time — more or less. Despite all the personal drama that's afflicted the members of the iconic British synthpop ensemble — ranging from drug addiction to near-fatal health issues — the band and its moody, electronica-laden songs have endured and remained relevant for more than three decades. Both will be feted during the latest edition of monthly New Wave/Britpop dance night Shadowplay on Saturday, March 16, at Rips Ales & Cocktails, 3045 North 16th... More >>>