Freebie Friday! Music for the Masses High-Quality Scan

Hi folks! I’ve been horribly behind on blogging, but I have lots of ideas on things I want to post. One of them is a new feature, Freebie Fridays! I have a pretty extensive collection of digital DM goodies, and I figure, why not share the love? Each Friday. I’ll be posting a new freebie. Most of the time, these will be something I’ve created myself such as high-quality scans*, LiveJournal/BBS/Twitter icons, and wallpapers. I’d love to share the odd unofficial remix or live track here and there, though I don’t know if that would be considered kosher. (Advice?)

So, for today, I give you a high resolution visual remaster from the Music for the Masses era. This poster was published in a teen magazine in 1987. I’ve scanned it, stitched it, and removed all the blemishes, pin holes, and creases. Enjoy!

I’m open to suggestions on things you’d like to see in the freebies section! What sorts of electronic DM goodies to you enjoy the most?

*Due to the large file size, these images will have to be hosted off my own server. I don’t have a magic money tree to help me pay for bandwidth, so these files may only work for a limited time. 😉


Amanda is an enthusiastic, globe-trotting Mode fan who discovered the band in late 1998. Although she often feels like she got a late start in the Depeche Mode's career, she's survived nearly 20 years of the fandom, five new albums and multiple meetings with her love for the band intact (and stronger than ever). Amanda is a life-long creative, a classically trained graphic designer, working professionally as a User Experience Designer for one of the world's largest technology companies. When not at work or traveling for Depeche, she enjoys character illustration, comics, movies and Japanese Culture. And cats. Lots of Cats.

  • Susan

    First glance at this poster, and the first thing that came to mind was the children’s Valentine’s Day cards that come in those boxes of 25 with envelopes. Wouldn’t it be great to have DM Valentine’s cards like this. One of this design, and then one of each band member?

    • Amanda

      Haha, that would be hilarious in concept, though in that so ridiculously silly kind of way. It’d feel like New Kids or something… eew!

  • Jackie

    Very cool! Thanks for sharing and for everything you do with this site. 🙂

    • Amanda

      You’re welcome, it’s my pleasure!

  • Blue Dress

    Yes I would get the Martin valentine, as he still is the sexiest man alive HA HA :o)
    Thanks a bunch, good job on fixing the pic :o)