As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" 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're listening to this week. Click through to see which albums and songs dominated our playlists this week, and then feel free to weigh in with picks of your own below.
MARK BLIESENER The Ramones - "Shapes of Things to Come" Max Frost and the Troopers - "Fourteen or Fight" Punjabi MC - "Putt Jatt Da" Sin Vida - "High y Tite" MC5 - "Human Being Lawnmower"
CHRIS CALLAWAY Ringo Starr - Ringo Rama 7 Worlds Collide - The Sun Came Out The Alarm - Direct Action Listen to What the Man Said (Paul McCartney tribute) The Who - Quadrophenia
BRITT CHESTER Big Gigantic - A Place Behind the Moon Jedi Mind Tricks - Visions of Ghandi Z-Trip and Radar - Future Primitive Awol One and Daddy Kev - Souldoubt Gorillaz - Demon Days
BEN DRAYTON Keelyn Deer - Quivering Sparrow Twin Shadow - Slow The Fresh And Onlys - Arm's Advice Girls - Broken Dreams Club James Blake - CMYK
BREE DAVIES Hunx and his Punx- "Lovers Lane" Wu-Tang Clan - "C.R.E.A.M." Alphabets - "Brain Waves Dance Hall" Grass Widow - "Green Screen" Warsaw - "They Walked in Line"
KYLE EUSTICE Beach House - Teen Dream Les Savy Fav - Root to Ruin Cut Copy - In Ghost Colours Zapp and Roger - Greatest Hits Felt - 3
MARISSA GAVEL Yaves the Street Pastor - Sally Mae is a Hood Rat Ill Se7en - Lonely Lupe Fiasco - Glory The Imperials - Water Grave Cee-Lo Green - Cry Baby
ADAM GOLDSTEIN The Decemberists - The King is Dead. Aqueduct - "Past the Point" Tennis - "Marathon" Weezer - "El Scorcho" Joanna Newsom - Have one on Me"
DAVE HERRERA Caleb Slade - Victory In Defeat Kontrast & Fo Chief - Cannonball Soup BLKHRTS - BLK S BTFL DeVotchKa - 100 Lovers Churchill - Happy/Sad
NICK HUTCHINSON Over the Rhine - The Long Surrender Richard X. Heyman - Tiers/And Other Stories Andy Friedman - Laserbeams and Dreams Hot Club of Cowtown - What Makes Bob Holler Pete Anderson - Even Things UP
RU JOHNSON Kayne West - "Gorgeous" Band of Horses - "No One's Gonna Love You" Yo! - Prelude to the Sex Tape Ghostface Killah - "2getha Baby" Cee-Lo Green - "Love Gun"
THORIN KLOSOWSKI June of 44 - Anahata J Dilla - Ruff Draft The Decemberists - The King is Dead People Under the Stairs - O.S.T. Iron and Wine - Kiss Each Other Clean
KIERNAN MALETSKY Joanna Newsome - Have One On Me The Mountain Goats - Tallahassee Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) BLKHRTS - BLK S BTFL No Age - Nouns
CHRIS MEEHAN Micah Schnabel -- "Bury the Map" The Von Bondies -- "Pale Bride" Chad Price -- "With Broken Hearts" Hot Snakes -- "Suicide Invoice" No Means No -- "Heaven is the Dust Beneath My Shoes"
SEAN MERRELL U.K. - U.K. Can - Tago Mago Gentle Giant - Octopus The Parallel Light - Evans Secret Chiefs 3 - Satellite Supersonic Vol. 1
MATT MINER Swans - My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky Grinderman - Grinderman 2 Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest John Roberts - Glass Eights Matthew Dear - Black City
TOM MURPHY No Joy - Ghost Blonde Joy Division - Closer Death in June - The Guilty Have No Pride Wire - Chairs Missing Minutemen - Paranoid Time
ADAM PERRY Girl Talk - All Day Motorhead - Ace of Spades Mountain Man - Made the Harbor Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes Midlake - "Roscoe"
RACHEL ROMERO Electric Punanny mixtape - Jasmine Solano & MeLo-X Mr. Midas - Son Of The Crack Era Molina & Diles - Name & Town F.O.E. - It Sucks To Be You Talib Kweli - Gutter Rainbow
DUTCH SEYFARTH Surfer Blood - Swim Millionyoung - Replicants Pretty Lights - Glowing In The Darkest Night MC Subcon - 4Ever Mine
KYLE SMITH Deathspell Omega - Paracletus The Body - All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood Wold - Working Together for Our Privacy Electric Wizard - Black Masses Earth - A Bureaucratic Desire for Extra-Capsular Extraction
JON SOLOMON Harry Nilsson - Personal Best: The Harry Nilsson Anthology Joe Pass - Guitar Virtuoso Joe Henderson - So Near So Far (Musings for Miles) Mogwai - Happy Songs for Happy People 16 Horsepower - Sackcloth 'n' Ashes
AMBER TAUFEN Outkast - Stankonia Dilated Peoples - 20/20 Beck - Guero VibeSquaD - the FIRE Eels - Daisies of the Galaxy
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AARON THACKERAY Boysetsfire - Misery Index Frank Turner - Sleep is for the Weak Blitzkid - Five Cellars Below Blaqk Audio - Cex Cells Donnie Darko - OST
SHAWN WHITE Lil' Wayne ft. Corey Gunz - 6 foot 7 Big Boi vs. The Black Keys - The Brothers of Chico Dusty Mixtape Kid Sister - Kiss Kiss Kiss Mixtape El DeBarge ft. Faith Evans - Lay WIth You Sleigh Bells - Infinity Guitar
D. WILLIAMS MC Shan - "She's Gone" Linkin' Park - "When They Come For Me" Everlast - "What It's Like" Gubment Cheese ft. Dante The Prophet and Rob Drabkin - "Luvable" LL Cool J - "Kanday" and/ or The Beastie Boys -"She's Crafty"