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's not surprising that the most common (and 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.
NOAH HUBBELL A$AP Rocky (ft. Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, Yelawolf, Danny Brown, Action Bronson, Big K.R.I.T) - "1 Train" Pro Era - PEEP The aPROcalypse Meek Mill - "Repo" Calvin Harris & Dillon Francis (ft. Dizzee Rascal) - "Here 2 China" Spoke in Wordz & Myke Charles - "Otis Elliott" (Remix)
JON SOLOMON The 101'ers - Elgin Avenue Breakdown Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros - Global a Go-Go Nathan & Stephen - The Everyone EP Born in the Flood - If This Thing Should Spill Wayne Shorter - Speak No Evil
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