Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?
As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about this new song we can't stop listening to, or this new album flipping our wig, or an old favorite we rediscovered. So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities or are just curious, we've compiled a list of all the things we've been listening to this week. Keep reading to see which albums and songs were in heavy rotation, and then, of course, feel free to weigh in with your picks.
Elliott Smith - "Angel In The Snow"
Simon and Garfunkel - "Blues Run The Game"
Sufjan Stevens - "Casimir Pulaski Day"
Mynabirds - "Greatest Revenge"
Aretha Franklin - Aretha Sings The Blues
David Bowie - Low
Yeasayer - Fragrant World
Of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?
The Jesus & Mary Chain - Psychocandy
Born in the Flood - If This Thing Should Spill
Nas - Illmatic
Gramatik - Beatz and Pieces Vol 2
Ace of Base - "All That She Wants (ProJect Aspect remix)"
Deadmau5 - 4x4=12
Ween - Pure Guava
Jackson Browne - The Pretender
Bruce Springsteen - The River
Bob Dylan - Rolling Thunder Revue Live 1975
Cody ChesnuTT - Landing on a Hundred
A Boy and His Kite - A Boy and His Kite
The Revelations featuring Tre' Williams - Concrete Blues
Thelonious Monk - Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane
Danny! - The Best of Danny! mixtape
Will Hoge - "Goodnight / Goodbye"
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Rod Stewart - "Handbags and The Gladrags"
CSS - "Move"
Mayhem - "Freezing Moon"
Frank Sinatra - "In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning"
Web Pierce - "There Stands The Glass"
Joey Badass ft. Ab-Soul - "Enter the Void"
A-1 - "Speaker"
Captain Murphy - Duality
DMX - "Damien"
D'Angelo - Voodoo
The Weeknd - Trilogy
Supertramp - "Bloody Well Right"
The Beach Boys - "Help Me, Rhonda"
Ke$ha - "C'mon"
Kylie Minogue - "Wow (The Abbey Road Sessions)"
Endwell - Punishment
Asylumn - "Chemically Imbalanced"
Woods of Ypres - Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light
Black Tusk - Set the Dial
Red Fang - "Wires"
Death Grips - Exmilitary
Ice Cube - Death Certificate
NWA - Straight Outta Compton
Crystal Castles - III
Laibach - An Introduction to...Laibach
The Side Steps Quintet - 48 Hours with the Side Steps Quintet
Lee Fields & The Expressions - "Faithful Man"
Savages - "Flying to Berlin"
Lunice - "Hitmane's Anthem"
Flume - "Holdin On"
Soundgarden - Badmotorfinger
Captain Beefheart - Unconditionally Guaranteed
Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid M.A.A.D. City
My Morning Jacket - "The Day is Coming"
Six Organs of Admittance - The Sun Awakens
Brian Eno - Lux
S. Carey - All We Grow
Josef Van Wissem & Jim Jarmusch - Concerning the Entrance into Eternity
Efterklang - Piramida
Calexico - Algiers
The Roots - The Tipping Point
DJ Cam - Lost & Found
AK1200 - Prepare for Assault
Nine Inch Nails - With Teeth
Justin Martin - Ghettos & Gardens
Myrical - "Ass Out"
Unspoken Wordz feat Silla of TME - "Jello"
Ray Reed - Suicide
Cassidy - "The Diary of a Hustla"
U.G.K. - "It's Supposed to Bubble"
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