Heavy Rotation, our top five spins for the week of April 13, 2009

As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of all the things we're listening to this week. Feel free to chime in with your own picks after the jump.

01.The Marcus Church Story - Marcus Church & the Levels
02.MSTRKRFT - Fist of God
03.Darren Emerson - Global Underground Bogota
04.Ideal Fathers - Complete Waste of Time Travel
05.Everything Absent or Distorted - The Great Collapse

01.Camera Obscura - My Maudlin Career
02.The Bran Flakes- "Stumble Out of Bed"
03.Peaches - I Feel Cream
04.Eminem - "We Made You"
05.Young Coyotes - Basement and Exhale EPs

01.Light Travels Faster - after the Black of Baca County
02.Elysian Fields - The Afterlife
03.The Hollyfelds - Black Heart Blue
04.Alan Alda - "Swimming"
05.The Pogues - "The Limerick Rake"

01.Gregory Alan Isakov - This Empty Northern Hemisphere 02.Angie Stevens & the Beautiful Wreck - Queen of This Mess
03.Alan Alda - Alan Alda
04.Ideal Fathers - Complete Waste of Time Travel
05.Short Bus - Friendly Fire

DAVE HERRERA (national)
01.P.O.S. - Never Better
02.PJ Harvey & John Parish - PJ Harvey & John Parish
03.Sleepytime Gorilla Museum - In Glorious Times
04.From Monument to Masses - On Little Known Frequencies
05.O+S - O+S

01.My Bloody Valentine - Isn't Anything
02.My Bloody Valentine - Loveless
03.Karl Blau - Dance Positive
04.Black Sabbath - We Sold Our Souls For Rock 'N' Roll
05.Wang Chung - To Live and Die in L.A. soundtrack

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02.The JB's - Anthology
03.Chester French - Love the Future
04.Q-Tip - The Renaissance
05.Murs - Murs for President

01.Bill Frisell - History, Mystery
02.Bat for Lashes - Two Suns
03.Neko Case - Middle Cyclone
04.Brian Eno - Here Come the Warm Jets
05.RZA - Ghostdog soundtrack

01.Sunn O))) - Dømkirke
02.Throbbing Gristle - 20 Jazz Funk Greats
03.Beach House - Devotion
04.Dr. Octagon - Dr. Octagonecologyst
05.Boris - Pink

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