Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today: Depeche Mode, Sounds of the UniverseIconic gloom merchants mellow out -- somberly. Read Review >> Art Brut, Art Brut vs. SatanQuippy bashers sprinkle Pixie dust on punch lines. Read Review >> Asher Roth, Asleep in the Bread AisleTalented paleface falls prey to industry briar patch. Read Review >> Tinted Windows, Tinted WindowsSiamese dream police mmmbop with Stacy's mom. Read Review >> Camera Obscura, My Maudlin CareerDoleful singer collapses into a Wall of Sound. Read Review >> Pet Shop Boys, YesReinvigorated synth-pop vets confront mortality. Read Review >> Super Furry Animals, Dark Days/Light YearsMadcap Welshmen decide to don their sanity caps. Read Review >> Brakesbrakesbrakes, TouchdownAttention-deficit rockers compose focused blast.Read Review >> Mr. Lif, I Heard It TodaySavvy MC prescribes beats, hope, and weed.Read Review >> Screaming Females, Power MoveJersey girl becomes DIY punk's guitar hero. Read Review >> Cryptacize, MythomaniaAlluring singer dazzles, fragmented songs baffle. Read Review >> MORE ON SPIN.COM:>> Dave Gahan Explains Depeche Mode Tour>> Exclusive: In the Studio with Art Brut>> Q&A: New "Megagroup" Tinted Windows>> Super Furry Animals Album: "Fast, Not Slow"