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.
Beach House - "Wild"
Big Star - "Feel"
The Walkmen - Heaven
Dinosaur Jr. - "Don't Pretend You Didn't Know"
Alela Diane - "To Be Still"
Soul Coughing - Ruby Vroom
The Cure - Japanese Whispers
Blur - The Great Escape
Psy - "Gangnam Style"
Brian Eno - "The True Wheel"
Nikki Minaj - "Starships"
Project Aspect - AutoMagically
BLKHRTS - BLK S BTFL
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Jeremih - "Birthday Sex"
Liam Clancy and Tommy Makem - In Concert
Bop Skizzum - "Do You Want It?"
Bob Dylan - Tempest
Fats Waller - The Complete Recordings
Charles Dutoit - Respighi's Pines of the Appian Way
Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes
Freddie Gibbs - Baby Face Killa
Whygee - I Need $
Native Daughters - War Elephant
Man Mantis - Cities Without Houses
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Esme Patterson - "My Young Man"
Bassnectar - "Ping Pong"
Donovan - "Sunny Goodge Street"
REM - "Radio Free Europe"
John Prine - "Illegal Smile"
Handsome Boy Modeling School - "The Projects"
Hole - Live Through This
The Egyptian Lover - "The Lover"
Hopsin - "Ill Mind of Hopsin 5"
Death Grips - No Love Deep Web
Between The Buried And Me -The Parallax II: Future Sequence
This Or The Apocalypse - Dead Years
Less Than Jake - "History of a Boring Town"
I The Breather - These Are My Sins
Underoath - "Catch Myself Catching Myself"
A Place to Bury Strangers - Worship
Liars - WIXIW
Japandroids - Celebration Rock
JEFF the Brotherhood - Hypnotic Nights
Best Coast - Crazy for You
Darkthrone - A Blaze in the Northern Sky
Mayhem - Deathcrush
Jesu - Jesu
Psychic TV - Hex Sex
Teen - In Limbo
The Band - The Last Waltz
A$AP Rocky - "Peso"
The Zincs - "The Moguls' Wives"
Field Music - Measure
The xx - Coexist
Vijay iyer - Accelerando
The Bad Plus - Made Possible
Dave Douglas - Be Still
Peter Gabriel - So
Garbage - Garbage
Sixtoo - Duration
Max Cooper - Robot Heart Live Set 2012
Zero 7 - Simple Things
Breakbeat Era - Ultra Obscene
Phutureprimitive - Kinetik
Rockie - Gold Dreams
Pacewon and Mr. Green feat Snoop Dogg and BURNTmd - "Lock Me Up"
The Product - "Dead Broke"
Innerstate Ike feat Esi Juey and Miracle Child - "Over"
UGK - "Shattered Dreams"
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