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.
See also: - Our top five spins, week of November 5-9 - Our top five spins, week of October 29-November 2 - Our top five spins, week of October 22-26 - Our top five spins, week of October 15-19 - Our top five spins, week of October 8-12 - Our top five spins, week of October 1-7
BRITT CHESTER Neil Young - "Cinnamon Girl" Telefon Tel Aviv - Farhenheit Fair Enough Rebecca Ferguson - "Backtrack" Kym Mazelle - "Young Hearts Run Free" Quindon Tarver - "Everybody's Free (to Feel Good)"
A.H. GOLDSTEIN The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Maken - In Person at Carnegie Hall Milo Greene - Milo Greene Marvin Gaye - "Distant Lover (Live)" Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball Danfis Preito - Absolute Quintet
PATRICK RODGERS Grupo Oz - "A New Day" Hermitude "Hyperparadise" (Flume Remix) Earl Sweatshirt - "Chum" DJ Classy Individual - "Lobster Trap Mix" Captain Murphy - "Immaculation" ft. Azizi Gibson & Jeremiah Jae
JON SOLOMON Alice Cooper - School's Out DeVotchKa - Live with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra Leonard Cohen - Songs of Leonard Cohen Horace Silver - The Jody Grind Sparklehorse - Chest Full of Dying Hawks
ANTONIO VALENZUELA Cabby (featuring Scorp Dezel, Dead Mic, Lil Bad, Innerstate Ike, Young Doe, Colorado Miracle, AP, Rockie, and DJ K-tone) - "We Gone" Remix LKeys feat Fl - "Gotta Make It" King Tef - "Beast Mode aka Skitzo" Kurupt - "Listen/#1" Dizzy Wright featuring Hopsin & Swizz - "Independent Living"
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