| December 26, 2013 | 7:30am
Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon, now. Sharing is caring. Don't hold out on us.
See also: Heavy Rotation archive of what we've been listening to
A.H. GOLDSTEIN Pixies - Surfer Rosa Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed Janelle Monae - Electric Lady Jimmy Ruffin - "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" Frank Zappa - "Packard Goose"
DAVE HERRERA Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe Deafheaven - Sunbather Shearwater - Fellow Travelers Childish Gambino - Because the Internet Volcano Choir - Repave
TOM MURPHY Yellow Swans - "Limited Space" The Knife - "Still Light" Chelsea Wolfe - "Mer" Wolf Eyes - "Chattering Lead" Simple Minds - "New Gold Dream '81, '82, '83, '84" [12-inch version]
ADAM ROY A Weather - "Spiders, Snakes" JJ DOOM - "Guv'nor" Minotaur Shock - Maritime MF DOOM - Mm...Food Calexico - "Green Grows the Holly"
LESLIE SIMON Sides of Chaz - "Sweet Tea" Naturally Born Strangers - "Tie Breaker" La Femme - "Nous Etions Deux" Deafheaven - "Dream House" Aye Nako - "Molasses"
JON SOLOMON John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts Haim- Days Are Gone Africa Express - Maison Des Jeunes Bill Callahan - Dream River Nils Frahm - Spaces
ANTONIO VALENZUELA Young Jeezy - "RIP (Gmix)" feat Too Short, Snoop & E-40 E-40 - "Ripped" feat Lil Jon Krizz Kaliko - "Bipolar" Stevie Stone - "2 Birds 1 Stone" Juvenile - "In My Life"
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