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.
Brian Eno - Before and After Science
Spiritualized - Lazer Guided Melodies
Of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?
Yeasayer - Fragrant World
Beach House - Bloom
PantyRaid - "Testarossa"
LazerDisk Party Sex - "Lemonade is still popular"
Deadmau5 - 4x4=12
Dada Life - "Unleash the Fucking Dada"
Skrillex ft Ellie Goulding - "Summit"
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."
Pallbearer - Sorrow and Extinction
Kreator - Phantom Antichrist
Dead Ringer - Forward to Nothing
LONG E, short e - "Unlike a Machine"
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Belle & Sebastian - "Wrapped Up In Books"
Bruce Springsteen - "Spirit in the Night"
Blur - "Best Days"
The Muppets - "Movin' Right Along"
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
Shai Hulud - "Reach Beyond the Sun"
Remembering Never - "Slaughterhouse Blues"
Rotting Out - "She Sings"
Bouncing Souls - "Hopeless Romantic"
High on Fire - "Frost Hammer"
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
Ramsey Lewis - "Jade East"
Sugarcane Harris - "Take It All Off"
DJ Jon Doe - "DOEXMAS2012 Mix"
MMoss - "Another Dream"
The Crystal Ark - "We Came Too"
Tom Waits - Rain Dogs
John Coltrane - Giant Steps
Bill Frisell - Live
Roy Haynes Quartet - Out of the Afternoon
The Jam - Sound Affects
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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