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.
Gardens & Villa - "Gypsy"
Hundred Waters - "Sonnet"
Youth Lagoon - "Seventeen"
Fleetwood Mac - "Dreams"
Brian Eno & David Byrne - "Strange Overtones"
Beach House - Bloom
RainbowDragonEyes - The Primordial Booze
Big Black - Songs About Fucking
The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs
Everything Absent or Distorted - The Great Collaps
Raymond Scott Soothing Sounds for Baby
The Legendary River Drifters - "Hell Bound in Eden Tornado"
Bob Dylan - "You're a Big Girl Now"
Cannonball Adderly - Live Sessions
Frank Zappa - "More Trouble Every Day"
Gary Clark Jr. - Blak and Blu
Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city
Ground Up - Supernatural
SP Double - Loyalty, Honor, Respect
Myke Charles - Lift Off
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Esme Patterson - "Jessica"
Oasis - "Don't Go Away"
Sam Cooke - "Another Saturday Night"
Primal Scream - "Higher Than The Sun"
Happy Mondays - "Lazytits"
Theophilus London ft. A$AP Rocky - "Big Spender"
Kendrick Lamar - good kid m.A.A.d city
Jeru The Damaja - "Brooklyn Took It"
Gangstarr ft. Jadakiss - "Rite Where U Stand"
Lil' Wayne - "Fly Out"
Beyonce - B'Day
Kylie Minogue - "Rippin' Up The Disco"
Madonna - "Gang Bang"
LEN - "Steal My Sunshine"
Paul Simon - "Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard"
The Burial Plot - "Under The Gun"
Sylosis - Monolith
For Today - Immortal
Hundredth - Let Go
Death By Stereo - Into The Valley of Death
Black Asteroid - CLR Podcast #126
Robert Hood - Motor: Nighttime World, Vol. 3
CTRL_ALT_DLT - Live @ Sweatbox Four-Year Anniversary Party
Chris Liebing - CLR Podcast #188
Traversable Wormhole - Traversable Wormhole, Vol. 1-5
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Radiohead - Amnesiac
TEEN - In Limbo
M83 - Saturdays = Youth
Trouble Funk - Live/Early Singles
Sweet Valley - Eternal Champ
Uptown XO - The Color Grey
Benny Loco - Rise
Sunglasses - Wildlife
Pac Div - "Truth"
The Quiet Ones - The Version Suicides
Reptar - Body Faucet
Ryan Adams - Gold
Robbie Basho - Guitar Soli
Neil Young - Harvest Moon
Ron Carter - All Blues
Crime & the City Solution - Shine
Roxy Music - Siren
April March - Paris in April
Fabienne DelSol - On My Mind
Jets to Brazil - Orange Rhyming Dictionary
Emancipator - Safe in the Steep Cliffs
Guy Gerber - Fabric 64
Justin Martin - Ghettoes and Gardens
Blackalicious - Blazing Arrow
The Spinners - "I'll Be Around"
Esi Juey - "Bring Me the Chalupa"
Cash Addicts - "Signs of the Times"
Stevie Wonder - "All I Do"
The Product - One Hunid
Pixies - "Gouge Away"
Sleepy Kitty - Infinity City
Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot - "Bonnie and Clyde"
Moby feat. Gwen Stefani - "South Side"
Nine Inch Nails - "The Day the World Went Away"
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