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A Band At Work

After signing to the DinDisc label, OMD’s manager Paul Collister negotiated an advance so the band could construct their own studio in the heart of Liverpool. The idea of their own studio, inspired in part by Kraftwerk’s own Klingklang studio, … Read More

Pretending To See The Future

Between Thursday 20th September to Monday 8th October 1979, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark played as the opening act on Gary Numan’s Touring Principle which took in UK cities as far and wide as Glasgow, London, Manchester, Bristol, Newcastle and … Read More

AN INTERVIEW WITH CAROL WILSON

CAROL WILSON played an integral role in OMD’s transition to commercial success by signing the band to the DinDisc record label. As founder and manager of the label (which was an independent operation under the Virgin label) Carol was also … Read More

OMD Q&A : MISCELLANEOUS

The last of our OMD Q&A updates takes a look at miscellaneous queries from OMD fans. Among the topics covered are Winston, Organisation, Atomic Kitten, Liberator, Depeche Mode, gigs, OMD TV appearances and soundtracks and OMD’s record labels. More Inside … Read More