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, of course, feel free to weigh in with your playlist this week.
MARK BLIESENER Imelda May - Mayhem Adele - Rolling in the Deep Nicole Atkins - Mondo Amore Andrea Ball - Dial Tone Skepta - Doin' It Again
CHRIS CALLAWAY Death Cab for Cutie - Transatlanticism The Kinks - Slum Kids: Live in London 1974 Ray Davies - Thanksgiving Day The Shins - Wincing the NIght Away The Kinks - Kristmas Koncert December 1977
BRITT CHESTER Ellie Goulding - "Lights" Mute Math - "Chaos" Umphrey's Mcgee - "Mulchs Odyssey" Del - Deltron 3030 Colin Hay - "Beautiful World"
BREE DAVIES Bad Brains- Bad Brains Nirvana - "School" Mudhoney - "Overblown" Glass Candy - "Geto Boys" Warsaw - "They Walked in Line"
BEN DAYTON Surfer Blood - "Twin Peaks" Keelyn Deer "Dying Flame" Young Galaxy - "Cover Your Tracks" Zola Jesus - "I Can't Stand" Nana Grizol - "Sands"
KYLE EUSTICE Public Enemy- "Arizona" Aesop Rock- "Coffee" Little Dragon- "Blinking Pigs" Juan Atkins- "Clear" The Hood Internet- "1901 (Phoenix vs. Why?)"
BOYD FLETCHER The Talking Heads - The Name of This Band is Talking Heads Various artists - Less Than Jake Tour Compilation 2011 Willie Nelson - Willie and Family live Gregory Isaacs - Night Nurse Crunchy White - Trillionairity (The Album)
A.H. GOLDSTEIN Fleet Foxes - "Helplessness Blues" The Decemberists - The King is Dead Oliver Nelson - The Blues and the Abstract Truth A Shoreline Dream - "The Chain" Destroyer - "Chinatown"
JASON HELLER Earth - Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light I Drugs of Faith - Corroded PJ Harvey - Let England Shake Neurosis - Souls at Zero (reissue) Trees - When the Three Beggars Arrive
DAVE HERRERA Deca - The Veil Purpose - Blue Flame Kontrast & Fo Chief - Cannonball Soup Carmen Sandim Sextet - Brand New Havok - Time Is Up
RU JOHNSON The Pirate Signal - "The Saga of Dirty Street Kids" Deca - The Veil Kanye West and Jay-Z - "H.A.M." (Travis Barker version) Donwill - "Buy Kendrick Lamar's OD" Young Jeezy - "Trap Or Die"
THORIN KLOSOWSKI Mogwai - Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will Have Gun, Will Travel - Postcards from the Friendly City A Hawk and a Hacksaw - The Way the Wind Blows Daft Punk - Homework This Heat - Deceit
NICK LUCCHESI The Icemen - Rest in Peace Trapped Under Ice - Stay Cold Cold World - Ice Grillz 7" Outburst - "On Thin Ice" Warsaw - "Living in the Ice Age"
KIERNAN MALETSKY Hindershot - "It's Only Blood" Blur - The Best Of Saint Etienne - So Tough Big Boi - "Shine Blockas" White Rabbits - It's Frightening
CHRIS MEEHAN Dave Brubeck- "Take Five" Hüsker Dü- "Reoccurring Dreams" Eagles of Death Metal- "Chase the Devil" Red Fang- "Prehistoric Dog" Shellac- "Kittypants"
TOM MURPHY The Slits - BBC Sessions Raincoats - Raincoats Abe Vigoda - Crush Crocodiles - Sleep Forever Cocteau Twins - BBC Sessions
CRAWFORD PHILLEO Boy Fruit - Dubbed Chris Rehm - Worries, etc. Dr. Octagon - Dr. Octagonecologist Fingers of the Sun - Fingers of the Sun Megabats - Goes to a Lemon
RACHEL ROMERO F.O.E. - It Sucks To Be You Rick Ross - Ashes to Ashes Chico Mann - Analog Drift F.O.E. - FUCK F.O.E. (mixtape) B-Simp - Food for Thought (mixtape)
DUTCH SEYFARTH RJD2 - "Since We Last Spoke" Less Than Jake - "All My Best Friends are Metalheads" The Stampede Movement - "Babylon Punk" The Givers - "Up Up Up" Mr. Anonymous - "Good Life"
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
JON SOLOMON DeVotchKa - 100 Lovers Brian Eno - Eno Box 1: Instrumentals Nick Drake - Pink Moon John-Alex Mason - Jook Joint Thunderclap Akron/Family - S/T II: The Cosmic Birth And Journey Of Shinju TNT
KYLE SMITH Deathspell Omega - Paracletus Brutal Truth - Need to Control Earth - Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light 1 Demdike Stare - Tryptych Destroyer - Kaputt
AARON THACKERAY Tricky - "She Makes me Want to Die." Tool - "Reflection" Hans Zimmer & James Newton Howard - "Why So Serious?" Deftones - "You've Seen the Butcher" Daniel Johnston - "Bloody Rainbow"
D. WILLIAMS Nicki Minaj - "Moment 4 Life" feat. Drake Pink - "Fuckin' Perfect" King Missile - "Detachable Penis" Tinie Tempah "Written In The Stars" Distrakt - "Adjust" feat. Count Bass D