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New Music Monday: Depeche Mode, Stephen Stills, Peter Frampton, the Waterboys, Iron Maiden

New Music Monday: Depeche Mode, Stephen Stills, Peter Frampton, the Waterboys, Iron Maiden

Both Depeche Mode and the Waterboys are back with equally improbable returns to form. They get there by recalling everything you loved about their work in the late 1980s.

Depeche Mode – Delta Machine (2013)

Depeche Mode – Delta Machine (2013)

With Depeche Mode’s forthcoming Delta Machine, David Gahan, Andy Fletcher and Martin Gore recall their greatest late-1980s successes. That they are largely no worse for the wear, in particular Gahan, is a wonder to behold.

New Music Monday: Richard Thompson, Wayne Shorter, Chris Stamey, Steve Slagle, Depeche Mode

We have scorching new jazz from Wayne Shorter for you, along with equally trenchant — and, yeah, loud — stuff from Richard Thompson and Lisa Loeb.

Best of January 2013: Readers pick Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Steven Wilson, Richard Thompson, Depeche Mode

Four of this month’s reader-selected Top 10 items on Something Else! Reviews deal with Beatle-y things: Specifically, the times they whiffed as a group and as solo artists

One Track Mind: Depeche Mode, “Heaven” from Delta Machine (2013)

One Track Mind: Depeche Mode, “Heaven” from Delta Machine (2013)

Dimly foreboding, funereal in the most intriguing of ways, Depeche Mode’s new single “Heaven” moves with a delicious deliberateness. It’s all atmosphere, all feel, completely enveloping.

Guilty pleasures: David Gahan – Paper Monsters/ Martin Gore – Counterfeit2 (2003)

The only concert I’ve ever walked out of was Depeche Mode. This was during the Music For The Masses tour at the old Boston-area Great Woods shed. The primary reason was musical: just too much, uh … sameness

Something Else! sneak peek: Garbage, "Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses?" (2011)

All hail the long-awaited return of the ass-kicking rebel chick Shirley Manson and her scraggly band of alterno-rockers in Garbage.