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.
- Our top five spins, week of January 21-25
- Our top five spins, week of January 14-18
- Our top five spins, week of January 7-11
Tree Wave - Cabana EP
Blue Oyster Cult - Agents of Fortune
The Morning Clouds - Wasted Youth Blues
Yo La Tengo - I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One
Miike Snow - Happy to You
Disco Biscuits - Baskerville
Bob Dylan - "Simple Twist of Fate"
Louis Jordan - "Caldonia Boogie"
Solomon Burke - The Very Best
Sam & Dave - "Soothe Me"
Blackberry Smoke - "Ain't Much Left of Me"
Black Eyed Peas - "Pump It"
Metallica - "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
Scorpions - "No One Like You"
Blackberry Smoke - "Like I Am"
The Ruby Suns - Christopher
Helloween - Straight Out of Hell
Holy Grail - Archeus
Slum Village - Dirty Slums 2
Pusha T - Wrath of Caine
JOSIAH M HESSE
Tame Impala - "Elephant"
Justice - "One Minute To Midnight"
Gene Wilder - "Wondrous Boat Ride"
Dick Van Dyke - "Step in Time"
Mayhem - "Pagan Fears"
Danny Brown & Evil Nine - "The Black Brad Pitt"
CunninLynguists - "Since When?"
Eminem & Royce Da 5'9 - "Bad Meets Evil"
Lil B & Riff Raff - "Borrow Your Daughter"
Dizzee Rascal - "Dream"
Hundredth - "Ruin"
Good Riddance - "Always"
Call of the Void - Dragged Down a Dead End Path
Hatebreed - "Perseverence"
As the Sky Darkens - "Unraveling"
Boards of Canada - The Campfire Headphase
XTC - Skylarking
Suicide - Suicide
Marianne Faithful - "Broken English"
M.I.A. - Kala
Julia Kent - Green and Grey
Rodriguez - Cold Fact
Kris Kristofferson - Kristofferson
Love - Forever Changes
Los Lobos - Kiko
LTJ Bukem - Progression Sessions 8
Beats Antique - Collide
Beck - Guero
Peaches - The Teaches of Peaches
Sublime - Second Hand Smoke
DJ Cavem - "Plant the Seed Bite the Knowledge"
Outkast - "B.O.B." (Rage Against the Machine Remix)
Sublime - "Saw Red"
Tone Skarfo feat Big K.R.I.T. - "I'm Fresh"
Boss Hogg Outlawz - "Ride on 4's"