October 18, 2012 | 8:00am
As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually 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.
See also: - Our top five spins, week of October 8-12 - Our top five spins, week of October 1-7 - Our top five spins, week of September 24-30 - Our top five spins, week of September 10-17
CORY CASCIATO Brian Eno - Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) Julian Cope - Jehovahkill Fabio Frizzi - City of the Living Dead OST I Am the Dot - "Double Vision" The Blow - Paper Television
BRITT CHESTER Hank Williams III - "P.F.F." Joni Mitchell - "Big Yellow Taxi" Excision - "X rated" Ishe/DirtMonkey - "Slow and Low" PantyRaid - "Testarossa"
A.H. GOLDSTEIN Neil Halstead - Palindrome Hunches Luke Kelly - The Performer Talking Heads - "Slippery People" Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs - "Lil' Red Riding Hood" Tom Waits - "Chicago"
DAVE HERRERA POS - We Don't Even Live Here Flatbush Zombies - D.R.U.G.S. Spoke In Wordz - "1.2.3." School Knights - FRE(EP) Vimana - The Collapse EP
JOSIAH M HESSE The Book of Mormon - "Turn it Off" U2 (featuring Luciano Pavarotti) - "Miss Sarajevo" The Crystals - "He Hit Me (And It Felt Like A Kiss)" Santo and Johnny - "Sleep Walk" Big Gigantic - "Lucid Dreams"
NOAH HUBBELL Heems - "SWATE" Scarface - The Diary Lil' Wayne - "I Feel Like Dying" Ice Cube - "A Bird in the Hand" Capital STEEZ - "Talking Shit"
CORY LAMZ Muse - The 2nd Law Matchbox Twenty - Mad Season Dragonette - "Giddy Up" Azealia Banks - "Luxury" The B-52's - "Rock Lobster"
BRAD LOPEZ The Acacia Strain - Death is the Only Mortal Cancer Bats - Dead Set on Living AxeWound - Vultures Converge - Jane Doe Forty Fathoms - "Dead Man Walking"
TOM MURPHY Jesu - s/t Godflesh - Streetcleaner Beach House - Bloom Butthole Surfers - Psychic...Powerless...Another Man's Sac Mayhem - Deathcrush EP
PATRICK RODGERS Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes Freddie Gibbs - Baby Face Killa The Underachievers - "T.A.D.E.D." Guy Pedersen - "Sing Song Bass" Luis Bacalov - "Adios, Tierra Mia!"
MARK SANDERS Bear in Heaven - "World of Freakout" Josh Haden - Devoted Six Organs of Admittance - The Sun Awakens Charalambides - A Vintage Burden Fred Neil - The Many Sides of Fred Neil
JON SOLOMON Dave Douglas - Charms of the Night Sky Wovenhand - Laughing Stalk New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies M. Ward - Transfiguration of Vincent Afghan Whigs - Gentlemen
AMBER TAUFEN Nine Inch Nails - With Teeth Kruder & Dorfmeister - The K&D Sessions Boozoo Bajou - Grains LTJ Bukem - Journey Inwards Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother
ANTONIO VALENZUELA Stephen Marley - "Mind Control" Lil Bad - Shark Syndrome 2.5 Ill Advisory - Taking Over Society Prodigy - The Bumpy Johnson Album CL Smooth - "Ask About Me"
KELSEY WHIPPLE The Juan Maclean - "Happy House" Adult Fur - "Colors" Black Box - "Ride On Time" The Buzzcocks - "Ever Fallen In Love" Teenage Cool Kids - Queer Salutations