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. Follow the jump to see which albums and songs dominated our playlists this week. Out of 95 total picks this week, Of Montreal, Kanye West and Air Dubai appear on multiple lists.
MARK BLIESENER Sin Vida - "High y Tite" Billy Bragg - "Help Save the Youth of America" Jeff Finlin - "Hands off the Wheel" The Yardbirds -"Talkin Bout You" M.I.A. - "Tell Me Why"
CORY CASCIATO Dayquill - "If You Can't Stand the Heat..." Of Montreal - False Priest The New Pornographers - Together American Music Club - Everclear Jan Jelinek - Kosmischer Pitch
BREE DAVIES JR Writer featuring Cam'Ron and Lil Wayne - "Bird Call" Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime No Age - Everything in Between Assorted Jellybeans - "Rebel Yell" Various Artists - Marie Antoinette soundtrack
BRIAN FREDERICK Linkin Park - A Thousand Suns Various Artists - Pi Soundtrack Chromeo - Business Casual !!! - Strange Weather, Isn't It? Sandra Collins - Cream
A.H. GOLDSTEIN The Walkmen - Lisbon Frank Zappa and the Mothers - "Who Are the Brain Police, 1970" Neil Young - Le Noise Louis Armstrong - "Dinah" Lovage - Music to Make Love to Your Old Lady By
DAVE HERRERA Curren$y & Wiz Khalifa - How Fly Black Milk - Album of the Year Air Dubai - Wonder Age Overcasters - The Whole Sea Is Raging Of Montreal - False Priest
RU JOHNSON Jay-Z - "City Is Mine" Nas - "2nd Childhood" Jay Electronica - "Eternal Sunshine: Act 1" Gyp da Hip - "Magic" Shaun Scales - "City of Men"
THORIN KLOSOWSKI Boards of Canada - Music Has the Right to Children Kanye West - Late Registration Holy Fuck - Latin DJ Shadow - "Def Surrounds Us" The Books - The Way Out
CHRIS MEEHAN Aloe Blacc - Good Things Queens of the Stone Age - "Sick, Sick, Sick" The Von Bondies - Pawn Shoppe Heart Two Cow Garage - "Your Humble Narrator" Quadrajets - "The Seeker"
TOM MURPHY Deerhunter - Rainwater Cassette Exchange Legendary Pink Dots - Seconds Late for the Brighton Line Clan of Xymox - Clan of Xymox Indian Jewelry - Totaled Indian Jewelry - Free Gold
ADAM PERRY Jolie Holland "Goodbye California" The Ramones - "It's Alive" Leonard Cohen - "Tower of Song" Social Distortion - "The Creeps" The Pogues - If I Should Fall From Grace With God
RACHEL ROMERO Redman - "Fly" Kanye West - "Runaway" (with Pusha T) Maino - The Art of War mixtape (mixed by Dj Drama) The Rub: History of Hip Hop 2000-2009 Jay-Z - Reasonable Doubt
DUTCH SEYFARTH David Bowie - Heroes (Live) Murder by Death - 7" Series Part 4 Yonder Mountain w/ John Fishman (Phish) - "Two Hits and the Joint Turned Brown" Longway - Junkie Michael Adam - The Maybe EP
KYLE SMITH Eliane Radigue - Triptych John Coltrane - My Favorite Things Junior Boys - So This Is Goodbye Broadcast - Tender Buttons The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead
JON SOLOMON Jon Wirtz - Sea Level Air Dubai - Wonder Age Munly & the Lupercalians - Petr & the Wulf Bad Plus - Never Stop Grinderman - Grinderman 2
AMBER TAUFEN Thievery Corporation -- It Takes a Thief Aphrodite -- Aphrodite Derrick Carter -- Cosmic Funk Justice -- Cross Dilated Peoples -- Expansion Team
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ANDY THOMAS Two Cow Garage - Sweet Saint Me Stephen Egerton - Seven Degrees Murder By Death - Good Morning, Magpie Nightmare Before Christmas Soundtrack Justin Townes Earle - Harlem River Blues
SHAWN WHITE Quadron - Baby Be Mine (MJ cover) Terrence Trent D'Arby - Season Busy Signal/Sergio Mendes - "Up in her belly/Magalenha" Consequence-"The Amerie Joint" Kanye West ft. Common, Kid Cudi, Big Sean, Pusha T and Charlie Wilson - GOOD Friday
D. WILLIAMS Kanye West - "Monster" (featuring Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Bon Iver) Kanye West - "Runaway" (with Pusha T) Esthero feat. Cee-Lo Green - "Gone" Whiskey Blanket (w D Tha Man Project) - "Don't Get Hirt" Asher Rosh - "G.R.I.N.D."