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.
A.H. GOLDSTEIN The Jim Cullum Jazz Band - Chasin' the Blues Cody ChestnuTT - Landing on a Hundred Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band - Safe as Milk Ramblin' Jack Elliot - Best of the Vanguard Years Achille Lauro - "Lightning"
JOSIAH M HESSE Shirley Bassey - "Goldfinger" Motorhead - "Killed by Death" Sons of the Pioneers - "Tumbling Tumble Weeds" Belle and Sebastian - "I Didn't See It Coming" Bad Weather California - "I'll Reach Out My Hand"
PATRICK RODGERS DaVinci feat. Freddie Gibbs - "MYOB" Sole - "The Untouchables" Color Plus - Cerulean Dream Project Mooncircle - 10th Anniversary Compilation Guilty Simpson & Apollo Brown - "Truth Be Told"Follow @Westword_Music
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