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Alan Wilder
Wilder standing behind a large electronic box
Wilder in 2010
Background information
Birth name Alan Charles Wilder
Born 1 June 1959 (1959-06-01) (age 62)
Hammersmith, London, England
Genres
Occupation(s) Musician, composer, arranger, record producer
Instruments Synthesizer, sampler, keyboards, piano, drums, percussion, flute, guitar, bass guitar, vocals
Years active 1975–present
Labels Mute Records
Reprise/Warner Bros. Records
Associated acts The Hitmen (1981)
Depeche Mode (1982–1995)
Recoil (1986–present)

Alan Charles Wilder (born 1 June 1959) is an English musician, composer, arranger, record producer, and a former member of the electronic band Depeche Mode from 1982 to 1995. Since his departure from the band, the musical project called Recoil became his primary musical enterprise, which initially started as a side project to Depeche Mode in 1986. Wilder has also provided production and remixing services to the bands Nitzer Ebb and Curve. Alan Wilder was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2020 as a member of Depeche Mode. He is a classically trained musician.

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