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Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

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.

See also:

- Our top five spins, week of January 14-18

- Our top five spins, week of January 7-11

- Our top five spins, week of January 1-4

CORY CASCIATO

The Psychedelic Furs - Talk Talk Talk

The Teardrop Explodes - Wilder

Elvis Costello - My Aim is True

The Smiths - The Queen is Dead

Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation

A.H. GOLDSTEIN

Railroad Earth - "The Forecast"

Hank Williams - "Move It On Over"

Chet Atkins - "Canned Heat"

Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention - Just Another Band from L.A.

Amos Milburn - "Chicken Shack Boogie"

DAVE HERRERA

P-Nuckle - The System

Il Cattivo - How to Assess Your Damages

The Como Mamas - Get an Understanding

The Joy Formidable - Wolf's Law

Widowspeak - Almanac

JOSIAH M HESSE

Duane Eddy - "Rebel Rouser"

Of Montreal - "Gallery Piece"

U2 (featuring Johnny Cash) - "The Wanderer"

Ministry - "Everyday Is Halloween"

Leonard Cohen - "Who By Fire"

NOAH HUBBELL

Flatbush Zombies - "When in Roam"

Danny Brown & JOKER - Freestyle

A Tribe Called Quest - "Can I Kick It?"

A$AP Rocky - Long.Live.A$AP

Kanye West - "Flashing Lights"

BRAD LOPEZ

Holy Grail - Ride the Void

Anchorage - Patience

Gideon - "Gutter"

Counterparts - "The Sanctuary"

Domination - "All Bark, No Bite"

PATRICK RODGERS

Joey Bada$$ - "Unorthodox"

Dirty//Clean - Visions

Julian Malone - "Enemy"

Django Django - "Wor"

Ryan Hemsworth - "An Overture Might Help Me Stop THinking About You"

JON SOLOMON

Joe Lovano Us Five - Cross Culture

Calexico - Algiers

Hasidic New Wave - "Purple Vishnu"

David Fiuczynski - "Micro Emperor"

The Who - Who's Next

AMBER TAUFEN

Black Star - Black Star

Mark Farina - Mushroom Jazz Vol. 6

Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere

Tosca - Pony

DJ Cam - Soulshine

ANTONIO VALENZUELA

2pac - "Pain"

Scarface - "In Between Us"

Immortal Technique - "Bin Laden"

Dead Prez - "Walk Like a Warrior"

Lupe Fiasco - "Words I've Never Said"