Slim Cessna, A. Tom Collins, Serious Moonlight and DJ MU$A top our weekly playlists
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've been listening to this week. Click through to see which albums and songs were in heavy rotation, and then, of course, feel free to weigh in with your playlist this week.
MARK BLIESENER Slim Cessna's Auto Club - Untitled Gil Scott Heron and Jamie xx - "My Cloud" John Legend and the Roots - "Compared to What" Anakhi - "Lok Boliyan " 3ology with Ron Miles - "AwDude"
CHRIS CALLAWAY Sloan - The Double Cross U2 - The Unforgettable Fire The Zombies - Odessey & Oracle Cold War Kids - Mine is Yours Vampire Weekend - Contra
BRITT CHESTER Beats Antique - Collide Project Aspect - "Put This World on Hold" Trampled by Turtles - "Wait So Long" Bassnectar - Cozza Frenzy Method Man and Redman - Blackout!
BREE DAVIES Big Black - Atomizer Hideous Men - "Sirens" Babes in Toyland - "He's My Thing" Chris Brown featuring Busta Rhymes, Lil Wayne - "Look at Me Now" L7 - "Wargasm"
BEN DAYTON Steve Reich - Proverb Girls - Carolina Burial - Spaceape Blue Hawaii - Dream Electrixra The Knife - Pass This On
KYLE EUSTICE Wolf Parade - "Call It a Ritual" Wu Tang Clan - "Protect Ya Neck" Arcade Fire - "Haiti" Windmill - "Flourescent Lights" Zion I/The Grouch - "Drop It on the 1"
BRIAN FREDERICK The Joy Formidable - The Big Roar Bad Rabbits - Stick Up Kids DMX - It's Dark and Hell Is Hot The Royal Heist - The Scene Serious Moonlight - Serious Moonlight
MARISSA GAVEL Melanie Fiona - Aye Yo R Kelly - Love Is Christina Aguilera - You Lost Me Selena - Como La Flor Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Heads Will Roll
A.H. GOLDSTEIN Joanna Newsom - "'81" Alasdair Roberts - Too Long in This Condition Betty Davis - They Say I'm Different David Bowie - A Reality Tour A. Tom Collins - Oh No!
JASON HELLER Mamiffer - Mare Decendrii Monument - Goes Canoeing King Crimson - Red Amon Amarth - Surtur Rising Locrian - The Crystal World
DAVE HERRERA Greenland Is Melting - Our Hearts Are Gold, Our Grass Is Blue Y La Bamba - Lupon A. Tom Collins - Oh No! Bare Bones - Bare Bones Serious Moonlight - Serious Moonlight
NICK HUTCHINSON Ivan Julian - The Naked Flame Tracey Nelson - Victim of the Blues Amy Speace - Land Like a Bird Diana Jones - High Atmosphere The Band of Heathens - Top Hat Crown & the Clapmaster's Son
RU JOHNSON DJ MU$A - My Robot Girlfriend Kanye West, feat. Lil Wayne - Barry Bonds Nas and Damian Marley - Land of Promise Muthawit - Rawk Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams
NICK LUCCHESI Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues Much Worse - Absolute Nightmare 7-inch J Mascis - Several Shades of Why Innumerable Forms - Dark Worship 7-inch UV Race - Homo 12-inch
CHRIS MEEHAN No Means No - "The Land of the Living" Queens of the Stone Age - "3's & 7's" Fugazi - "Number Five" (apparently I have a thing about numbers this week) Tom Waits - "The Piano has Been Drinking (Not Me)" Lightnin' Hopkins - "Baby Don't You Tear My Clothes"
MATT MINER Monolake - Silence Atom™ - Music Is Better Than Pussy Dark Dark Dark - Wild Go Audio Injection - CLR Podcast 109 Time for Trees and steofan - the Cloak
TOM MURPHY Holy Sons - Survivalist Songs Holy Sons - Decline of the West Yoga - Megafauna Cut Copy - Zonoscope Mogwai - Hardcore Will Never Die But You Will
ADAM PERRY Cass McCombs - "County Line" Bjork - "Unravel" Little Screams - The Golden Record Phish - "Lawn Boy" Motorhead - "Rock 'n' Roll"
CRAWFORD PHILLEO Julianna Barwick - The Magic Place Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo Babe, Terror - Preparing A Voice to Meet the People Coming Psychedelic Horseshit - Laced Kyle Bobby Dunn - Ways Of Meaning
RACHEL ROMERO Kanye West - Good Friday Bootleg Eric Lau - Quadrivium Gorillaz - Revolving Doors / Amarillo Reks - Rhytmatic Eternal King Supreme Boombox Saints - Boombox Saints
JON SOLOMON Wanda Jackson - The Party Ain't Over Fretwork - The Fantazias & In Nomines Greg Garrison - Low Lonesome Sonny Rollins - The Blue Note Recordings Shane Endsley & the Music Band - Then the Other
KYLE SMITH Cold Cave - Cherish the Light Years Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972 Eyehategod - In the Name of Suffering Blut Aus Nord - The Mystical Beast of Rebellion Neurosis - Through Silver in Blood
AMBER TAUFEN The Roots - The Tipping Point Pink Floyd - The Piper at the Gates of Dawn Dieselboy - The 6itxh Session DJ Krush - Zen RJD2 - Since We Last Spoke
AARON THACKERAY Rise Against - Endgame Blitzkid - Five Cellars Below The Smiths - The World Won't Listen The Vindictives - Muzak for Robots Bright Eyes - The People's Key
ANDY THOMAS Lil Thunder - Lil Thunder Dinosaur Jr. - Without a Sound Arliss Nancy - Truckstop Roses Drive-By Truckers - Go-Go Boots Red Fang - Murder the Mountains
SHAWN WHITE Childish Gambino - The Longest Text Message Gretchen Parlato - The Lost and Found Anthony David - 4evermore Kid Cudi/LCD Soundsystem - All Talk King Fantastic - The Art of Killing
D. WILLIAMS Emilio Rojas - "So Alive" Lupe Fiasco - "Never Forget You" feat. John Legend Linkin' Park - "When They Come for Me" Gubment Cheese - "Daddy's Gone," feat. Carmen Hayes BBlacc - "My DJ's (Mile High City)"