Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 6:30 a.m.
Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't hold out on us.
See also: - Our top five spins, week of June 17-21 - Our top five spins, week of June 10-14 - Our top five spins, week of June 3-7
A.H. GOLDSTEIN Bob Dylan - "Rock Me Mamma" Memphis Jug Band - Best of the Memphis Jug Band Steve Earle - "The Galway Girl" Achille Lauro - "No Brakes" Flight of the Conchords - "Hurt Feelings"
DAVE HERRERA Havok - Unnatural Selection Pretty Lights - A Color Map of the Sun Elway - Leavetaking Palms - Palms Freddie Gibbs - ESGN
NOAH HUBBELL Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes Langhorne Slim & the Law - This is the Way We Move Z-RO - "Don't Wanna Hurt Nobody" Chief Keef - "Love Sosa" Slick Mahony featuring Yung Humma - "Sex Syrup"
BRAD LOPEZ Exhumed - "Coins Upon the Eyes" Revocation - "The Hive" August Burns Red - "Fault Line" Intronaut - "Milk Leg" Mixolydia - One Trick Pony EP
STEPHANIE MARCH Houses - A Quiet Darkness J Cole - Born Sinner (Deluxe Version) Joan Osborne - Relish R.E.M. - Automatic for the People ZZ Ward - "Last Love Song"
TOM MURPHY Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest The Magnetic Fields - Get Lost Throbbing Gristle - 20 Jazz Funk Greats Ex-Cult - Ex-Cult The Cramps - "Tear It Up"
JON SOLOMON The Baptist Generals - Jackleg Devotional to the Heart The Baptist Generals - No Silver/No Gold Gregory Alan Isakov - The Weatherman Tom Waits - Franks Wild Years Mulatu Astatke - Ethiopiques, Vol. 4: Ethio Jazz (1969-1974)
ADAM STEININGER Melvins - Houdini Rage Against the Machine - "Killing in the Name" Wire Faces - "Tame You" The Shrine - Primitive Blast iZCALLi - "Armor real"
AMBER TAUFEN Tosca - Pony Gorillaz - Gorillaz Portishead - Dummy M.I.A. - Kala Mr. Oizo - Lambs Anger
ANTONIO VALENZUELA City of Conspiracy - "City of Conspiracy Chapter 1" Big House - House of Gyp Es-k - "July001" Kendrick Lamar - "Backseat Freestyle" DJ Bedz - Party to Go Vol. #24