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Heavy Rotation: Pretty Lights, Liars, Gorillaz top our weekly playlists

Heavy Rotation: Pretty Lights, Liars, Gorillaz top our weekly playlists
Pretty Lights. Photo by Aaron Thackeray

‚ÄčAs 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?" 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're listening to this week.

Of our 65 total picks, only three albums appeared more than once this week. Making Up A Changing Mind by Pretty Lights , Sisterworld by Liars and Plastic Beach by Gorillaz all showed up twice. The rest of our top spins are after the jump. Feel free to leave your own in the comments.

MARK BLIESENER

Ron Miles - "I'll Be There"

Andrea Ball - "Bright Side"

MC5 - "High School"

Jack Kerouac - "Ain't We Got Fun"

Gogol Bordello -"American Wedding"

CORY CASCIATO

Miguel Migs - Get Salted Vol. 2

Califone - Heron King Blues

Stadenco - BM Mix 2009

Zeno - Amnesia Studio Mix

Dustin Zahn - Summer in Minneapolis DJ Mix

BRIAN FREDRICK

Gorillaz - Plastic Beach

She and Him - Volume One

Broken Bells - Broken Bells

The Knew - Pulperia

Goldfrap - Head First

DAVE HERRARA

Drive By Truckers - The Big To Do

Flobots - Survival Story

Pretty Lights - Making Up A Changing Mind

Frightened Rabbit - The Winter of Mixed Drinks

Local Natives - Gorilla Manor

THORIN KLOSOWSKI

Godspeed You Black Emperor! - F# A# (Infinity)

Liars - Sisterworld

Material - Intonarumori

Nancy Sinatra - Nancy in London

Neil Diamond - 12 Songs

TOM MURPHY

The Besnard Lakes - The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night

Blonde Redhead - Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons

The VSS - Nervous Circuits

Public Image Ltd. - Metal Box

Public Image Ltd. - The Flowers of Romance

KIERNAN MALETSKY

Achille Lauro - Indiscretions

Gorillaz - Plastic Beach

The National - The National

Erykah Badu - Baduzium

Titus Andronicus - The Monitor

CHARLES RUSSELL

Breakbot - Baby I'm Yours

Shy Child - Dark Destiny

Felix Da Housecat - We All Wanna Be Prince

KiEw - Melancholie

Rob Sparx - Casino

DUTCH SEYFARTH

The Clash with Shane McGowan - London Calling

Sixtysixdays - Damned Be The Crown

Pretty Lights - Making Up A Changing Mind

Boombox - Visions of Backbeat

The Congress - self titled

JON SOLOMON

Jimi Hendrix - Valleys of Neptune

Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left

Robert Glasper - Double Booked

Freelance Whales - Weathervanes

Caspian - Tertia

KYLE SMITH

Rhys Chatham - Two Gongs

Liars - Sisterworld

Various Artists - The Minimal Wave Tapes, Volume One

Xiu Xiu - Dear God, I Hate Myself

Swans - Filth

AMBER TAUFEN

Jets to Brazil -- Orange Rhyming Dictionary

Tosca -- Opera

Thievery Corporation -- Radio Retaliation

DJ Shadow -- The Private Press

DJ Krush -- Zen

ANDY THOMAS

High on Fire - Snakes for the Divine

Modest Mouse - We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank

The Wigs - In the Dark

Austin Lucas - New Demos

Look Mexico - To Bed to Battle


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