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.
Doug Hilsinger/Caroleen Beatty -Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)
The Cure - Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me
Bauhaus - "All We Ever Wanted Was Everything"
Blur - "Tender"
Guided by Voices - "Glad Girls"
Borgore ft. Miley Cyrus - "Decisions"
Telepopmusik - "Breathe"
Fedde Le Grand - Live at Sensation in New York
Awolnation - "Sail (Unlimited Gravity remix)"
GRiZ - Mad Liberation
Leonard Cohen - Live at the Isle of Wight 1970
Aaron Freeman - Marvelous Clouds
Matt and Kim - Sidewalks
Frank Zappa and the Mothers - "Zomby Woof"
Claude Debussy - "Clair de Lune"
The Gromet - Barren
The Holyfelds - Title Stealers
Kendrick Lamar - good kid m.A.A.d city
Cody ChesnuTT - "Everybody's Brother"
The Revelations featuring Tre Williams - "I Don't Want to Know"
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Itchy-O - "Dance of the Annunaki"
The Charlatans - "Codine"
LCD Soundsytem - "Daft Punk Is Playing At My House"
Jay Z - "Dirt Off Your Shoulder"
Elvis Costello - "I Want You"
Kendrick Lamar - "The Jig is Up"
Earl Sweatshirt - "Chum"
Captain Murphy - "Immaculation"
Pusha T, Raekwon, Joell Ortiz & Danny Brown - "Tick Tock"
Travis Barker & Yelawolf - "Whistle Dixie"
Robbie Williams - "Candy"
Calvin Harris feat. Example - "We'll Be Coming Back"
Gary Clark Jr. - "Ain't Messin 'Round"
The Wanted - "I Found You"
Morgan Page feat. Tegan & Sara - "Body Work"
While She Sleeps - "Seven Hills"
Pig Destroyer - "Baltimore Strangler"
Havok - "Covering Fire"
Insomnium - "Mortal Share"
The Ghost Inside - "Engine 45"
Napalm Death - Utilitarian
Young Prisms - In Between
Tamaryn - Tender New Signs
Legendary Pink Dots - Seconds Late for the Brighton Line
Godflesh - Pure
Vex Ruffin - "I'm Creative"
Suicide Silence - "Slaves to Substance" (Mantis Deathstep Remix)
Shock - "Heaven"
Tony Castles - Sharon Stone EP
Wovenhand - The Laughing Stalk
Murder By Death - Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon
Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left
Rodriguez - Cold Fact
Afghan Whigs - Gentlemen
Mr. Oizo - Lamb's Anger
Dilated Peoples - Expansion Team
Beats Antique - Collide
Boozoo Bajou - Satta
Low vs. Diamond - Low vs. Diamond
Scarface - "Hand of the Dead Body"
TC Crook - "Kush and Coffee"
Certified Playaz Committee - "Toast 2 the Life"
Kendrick Lamar featuring Dr. Dre - "Compton"
Galactic featuring Mystikal & Mannie Fresh - "Move Fast"
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