The Chain Gang of 1974, Jónsi, Wire Faces and more 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?" 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 ninety total picks this week, there was no crossover this week. We were all listening to different stuff -- well, unless you count Jef Otte who listed the Kinks and Chris Callaway, who surprisingly did the same. See our top spins and feel free to weigh in with picks of your own after the jump.
MARK BLIESENER Gil Scott Heron - I'm New Here Stanley Holloway - "Pick Up Tha' Musket" Goldfrapp - "Believer" Tamra Hayden - I Believe in the Fire Nicole Atkins - Bleeding Diamonds
CHRIS CALLAWAY 7 Worlds Collide - The Sun Came Out Neil Finn - various songs Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here The Kinks - various songs Flobots - Survival Story
CORY CASCIATO I am the Dot - Rare Creatures Lady Gaga - The Fame Yeasayer - Odd Blood Can - Tago Mago Blur - The Great Escape
A.H. GOLDSTEIN Cannonball Adderley with Ernie Andrews - Live Session! The Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem - "Eomann An Chniuic" Pavement - Quarantine the Past The Black Keys - "Tighten Up" Fats Waller - "My Fate is in Your Hands"
BRIAN FREDERICK Aqualung - Magnetic North DMX - It's Dark And Hell Is Hot Yeasayer - Odd Blood The Subversives - Skins & Pins The Royal Heist - Midnight in the Garden of Evil
DAVE HERRERA The Chain Gang of 1974 - White Guts The Pirate Signal - No Weak Heart Shall Prosper The National - High Violet M.I.A. - "Born Free" Sleigh Bells - "Tell 'Em"
JACINTA HOWARD Lupe Fiasco- Enemy of the State mixtape Scarface- 'Dopeman Music' Miles Davis- Kind of Blue The Dead Weather- Hang You from the Heavens J.Cole- 'Lights Please'
RU JOHNSON Erykah Badu - Gone Baby Gone Lil Wayne feat Eminem - Drop the World N.E.R.D. - Spaz Nas and Damian Marley - As We Enter The Dream feat Ludacris - Love King (remix)
THORIN KLOSOWSKI RJD2 - Deadringer 65daysofstatic - We Were Exploding Anyway They Might Be Giants - Then: The Early Years Magnetic Fields - Realism Miles Kurosky - The Desert of Shallow Effects
SEAN MERRELL Jónsi - Go Queen - A Night at the Opera Peter Gabriel - Scratch My Back Serena Maneesh - No. 2: Abyss in B Minor Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures
TOM MURPHY Brian Jonestown Massacre - Who Killed Sgt. Pepper? Unwound - The Future of What Black Tambourine - Black Tambourine Various Artists - A Brief History of Ambient Vol. 1 Here We Go Magic - Here We Go Magic
JEF OTTE Achille Lauro - Indiscretions The Kinks - Part One Lola Versus the Powerman and the Moneygoround Wu-Tang Clan - Wu-Tang Forever HORSE the Band - A Natural Death Air - Talkie Walkie
CHARLES RUSSELL The Rumour Said Fire - Evil Son Public Image Limited - Disappointed Pariah - Detroit Falls Murder - Young Is Beautiful Years Around the Sun - In the Lights (Ginormous rmx)
DUTCH SEYFARTH Keller Williams and the Keels - Thief 30db - One Man Show The Crimson Red - Impairable Societies Grind - Denver City Streets Direct Hit! - Snickers Or Reese's (Pick Up The Pieces)
KYLE SMITH LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening Prurient - Cocaine Death A Place to Bury Strangers - A Place to Bury Strangers Jens Lekman - Oh You're So Silent Jens Wolf Eyes - Always Wrong
JON SOLOMON Wire Faces - Wire Faces Get Three Coffins Ready - Era III: An Experiment in Audio Science and Static Manipulation The Clash - The Clash The Jam - The Gift The Nels Cline Singers - Initiate
AMBER TAUFEN Underworld -- Second Toughest in the Infants DJ Z-Trip & DJ P -- Uneasy Listening - Against the Grain Vol. 1 Sublime -- Secondhand Smoke Lyrics Born -- Same !@#$ Different Day Richard Dorfmeister -- Richard Dorfmeister Presents a Different Drummer Selection
ANDY THOMAS Good Old War - Good Old War Minus the Bear - Omni Gaslight Anthem - American Slang The Riot Before - Rebellion Austin Lucas - Collection
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