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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 December 10-14 - Our top five spins, week of December 3-7 - Our top five spins, week of November 26-30

CORY CASCIATO Brian Eno - Before and After Science Spiritualized - Lazer Guided Melodies Of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer? Yeasayer - Fragrant World Beach House - Bloom

BRITT CHESTER PantyRaid - "Testarossa" LazerDisk Party Sex - "Lemonade is still popular" Deadmau5 - 4x4=12 Dada Life - "Unleash the Fucking Dada" Skrillex ft Ellie Goulding - "Summit"

A.H. GOLDSTEIN Pogues - The Pogues in Paris Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series Vol. 9: The Witmark Demos Ravi Shankar - Live at the Montery Pop Festival Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem - "Haul Away Joe" Frank Zappa - "Tryin' to Grow a Chin."

DAVE HERRERA Pallbearer - Sorrow and Extinction Kreator - Phantom Antichrist T.I. - Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head Dead Ringer - Forward to Nothing LONG E, short e - "Unlike a Machine"

JOSIAH M HESSE Belle & Sebastian - "Wrapped Up In Books" Vitmains - "No Notion of Anything Only Whatever is What" Bruce Springsteen - "Spirit in the Night" Blur - "Best Days" The Muppets - "Movin' Right Along"

NOAH HUBBELL Ab-Soul - Control System Jeru the Damaja - "Come Clean" Tech N9ne - Absolute Power T.I. - Trap Muzik Dead Kennedys - Give Me Covenience or Give Me Death

BRAD LOPEZ Shai Hulud - "Reach Beyond the Sun" Remembering Never - "Slaughterhouse Blues" Rotting Out - "She Sings" Bouncing Souls - "Hopeless Romantic" High on Fire - "Frost Hammer"

TOM MURPHY Mogwai - A Wrenched Virile Lore Various Artists - Music From the Motion Picture: Doom Generation Chambers Brothers - "Time Has Come Today" Boards of Canada - The Campfire Headphase Christian Death - Only Theatre of Pain

PATRICK RODGERS Ramsey Lewis - "Jade East" Sugarcane Harris - "Take It All Off" DJ Jon Doe - "DOEXMAS2012 Mix" MMoss - "Another Dream" The Crystal Ark - "We Came Too"

JON SOLOMON Tom Waits - Rain Dogs John Coltrane - Giant Steps Bill Frisell - Live Roy Haynes Quartet - Out of the Afternoon The Jam - Sound Affects

AMBER TAUFEN M.I.A. - Piracy Funds Terrorism Vol. 1 Mazzy Star - She Hangs Brightly Nine Inch Nails - With Teeth Zero 7 - Simple Things Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here




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