Erykah Badu, Brian Eno on our playlists this week

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. It was an eclectic week, but Erykah Badu, Brian Eno and a lot of '80s post-punk cropped up in multiple places. See our top spins and feel free to weigh in with picks of your own after the jump.

MARK BLIESENER Cee-Lo - "All Day Love Affair" Ego vs. Id - "All American Love" Gil Scott Heron - I'm New Here NRBQ - "Get That Gasoline" James Carr - "Dark End of the Street"

CHRIS CALLAWAY The Samples - The Last Drag King's X - Faith, Hope, Love King's X - Out of the Silent Planet The Kinks - various songs Crowded House - Intriguer

CORY CASCIATO Zeno - Red Dragon Mix Zenodub - Cosmic Brian Eno - Another Green World LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening Big Black - Songs About Fucking

BRIAN FREDERICK We Are Scientists - Barbara Nappy Roots - The Pursuit of Nappyness Robyn - Body Talk, pt. 1 Air Dubai - "I Know How" The Chain Gang of 1974 - White Guts

A.H. GOLDSTEIN Achille Lauro - "No Brakes" Danielle Ate the Sandwich - "Another Day" Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - "Hastily" Flashbulb Fires - "Et Lux Perpetua" Ian Cooke Band - "Vasoon"

DAVE HERRERA Tennis - "Marathon" The Rosebuds - "I Hear (Click Click Click)" Gaslight Anthem - American Slang Eminem - Recovery Blitzen Trapper - Destroyer of the Void

RU JOHNSON The Roots - How I Got Over Jill Scott - Beautifully Human Eminem - Recovery OutKast - Speakerboxx Erykah Badu - Mama's Gun

THORIN KLOSOWKSI Kraftwerk - 12345678 Kid 606 - Songs About Fucking Steve Albini Silver Jews - Tanglewood Numbers Vaselines - Enter the Vaselines Townes Van Zandt - Roadsongs

TOM MURPHY Mission of Burma - Signals, Calls and Marches New Order - Substance Erykah Badu - New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh Husker Du - Everything Falls Apart and More Night of Joy - 2010 tour CD

JEF OTTE Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca Paul Simon - "Congratulations" Neon Indian - Psychic Chasms Foals - Antidotes The Smiths - "This Charming Man"

ADAM PERRY Talk Talk - "Ascension Day" Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros - Up from Below Heartless Bastards - The Mountain Los Lobos - Tin Can Trust Dinosaur Jr. - "Feel the Pain"

DUTCH SEYFARTH Filthy Children - Knuckle Shuffle Mechanical Dan - The Macy Sessions EP Townes Van Zandt - Be Here To Love Me Dyrty Byrds - Black Stone The Giraffes - Man U

KYLE SMITH The Fall - Hex Enduction Hour The Cure - Faith Echo and the Bunnymen - Echo and the Bunnymen Eliane Radigue - Triptych Nadja - Bliss Torn From Emptiness

JON SOLOMON The Nels Cline Singers - Initiate Tom Waits - Rain Dogs Wilco - Kicking Television: Live in Chicago Brian Eno - Another Green World Television - Marquee Moon

AMBER TAUFEN Lyrics Born - Same [email protected]#$ Different Day Aphrodite - Urban Junglist Mr. Oizo - Lamb's Anger Greyboy - Mastered the Art Shock of Pleasure - It's About Time

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Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games.
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