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. 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 picks of your own after the jump.
Kristina Train - "Spilt Milk"
The Beatles - "Mono Masters"
John Common - "Why Birds Fly"
BJ Cole - "Lush Life"
Ian Dury - "Reasons to be Cheerful"
Paul McCartney - solo / Wings songs
The Kinks - various songs
Sunny Day Real Estate - The Rising Tide
The Who - Who's Next
Wellwater Conspiracy - Wellwater Conspiracy
pH10 - Well Connected
Fabio Frizzi - City of the Living Dead score
Ukulele Loki's Gadabout Orchestra - Self Titled
Vitamin D - Hard Times
Brian Eno - Before and After Science
Pennywise - Unknown Road
Limp - Pop and Disorderly
K7 - Swing Batta Swing!
Lita Ford - Kiss Me Deadly
I Hate Kate - Embrace The Cure
They Might Be Giants - The Else
They Might Be Giants - Here Comes Science
Ween - Live at Red Rocks - Sept. 6 (iClips footage)
Raymond Scott - Soothing Sounds for Baby
The Mountain Goats - The Life of the World to Come
Flashbulb Fires - songs from Glory (forthcoming album)
Fresh Breath Committee - CPR
Kill Paradise - The Second Effect
Pretty Lights - Passing By Behind Your Eyes
Lizzie Huffman and Her Brother Band - Lizzie Huffman and Her Brother Band
Oh My God - The Night Undoes the Work of the Day
Warren Zevon - Live at The Tower Theater (Philadelphia, Pa) 4.22.80
Peter Rowan and Tony Rice - Quartet
The Allman Brothers Band - Where it all Begins
Kiss - Sonic Boom
Brothers O'Hair - Shifters, Cowards & Drifters
Deer Tick - Elephant War
Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
Houses - Summer EP
Candy Claws - In the Dream of the Sea Life
Sleepy Sun - Embrace
Lover! - No Dreams Please EP
Evangelicals - The Evening Descent
White Rabbits - It's Frightening
Cannibal Corpse - Evisceration Plague
The Kinks - The Kinks are the Village Green Preservation Society
Bill Evans - Waltz for Debbie
Rush - A Farewell to Kings
Willie Nelson - Red Headed Stranger (Remastered)
Converge - Jane Doe
Fool's Gold - Fool's Gold
Motorhead - "Whiplash"
Flaming Lips - Embryonic
Ego Vs. Id - Vol. II
The Black Angels - Passover
Micky & the Motorcars - Careless
Boombox - Stereo
Roe - Letters & Lights
Octopus Nebula - Garden in the Shade
Auto Tune the News - #9 Smell the Hope. Nobel. Health Care. United Nations.
Boris - Pink
Mastodon - Crack the Skye
Erase Errata - Other Animals
Fennesz - Endless Summer
Talking Heads - Remain In Light
Love - Forever Changes
Tom Waits - Swordfish Trombones
Aakash Mittal - Videsh
Flaming Lips - Eymbryonic
Thelonious Monk - The Complete Riverside Recordings
Drive-By Truckers - A Blessing and a Curse
Boy Sets Fire - Tomorrow Come Today
Billy Bragg - Talking With The Taxman About Poetry
David Bazan - Curse Your Branches
NBA Today - Podcast
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