As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about this new song we can't stop listening to, or this new album flipping our wig or an old favorite we rediscovered. 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've been listening to this week. Keep reading to see which albums and songs were in heavy rotation, and then, of course, feel free to weigh in with your picks.
NOAH HUBBELL A$AP Rocky (ft. Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, Yelawolf, Danny Brown, Action Bronson, Big K.R.I.T) - "1 Train" Pro Era - PEEP The aPROcalypse Meek Mill - "Repo" Calvin Harris & Dillon Francis (ft. Dizzee Rascal) - "Here 2 China" Spoke in Wordz & Myke Charles - "Otis Elliott" (Remix)
JON SOLOMON The 101'ers - Elgin Avenue Breakdown Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros - Global a Go-Go Nathan & Stephen - The Everyone EP Born in the Flood - If This Thing Should Spill Wayne Shorter - Speak No Evil
Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.