Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

Categories: Heavy Rotation

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.

See also:
- Our top five spins, week of January 7-11
- Our top five spins, week of January 1-4
- Our top five spins, week of December 24-28

CORY CASCIATO
Tame Impala - Lonerism
The Beatles - Revolver
Steely Dan - Gaucho
Hedwig and the Angry Inch - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
David Bowie - Low

A.H. GOLDSTEIN
Rachel and the Kings - "Fall Down"
honeyhoney - First Rodeo
Trampled by Turtles - Palomino
Howlin' Wolf - "Sittin' on Top of the World"
Doc Watson - "Sittin' on Top of the World"

JOSIAH M HESSE
Charlotte Gainsbourg (featuring Beck) - "Heaven Can Wait"
Morrissey - "Sing Your Life"
Here We Go Magic - "Fangela"
Joshua Novak - "Tidal Wave"
The Grateful Dead - "Mountains of the Moon" (Live at Playboy After Dark)

DAVE HERRERA
A$AP Rocky - "1 Train" feat Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, Yelawolf, Danny Brown, Action Bronson and Big KRIT
Justin Timberlake - "Suit & Tie" feat Jay-Z
Toro y Moi - Anything In Return
Pretty Mouth - Satan In Clothes
The Seven Hats - Scientific American

NOAH HUBBELL
The Weeknd - House of Balloons
Future - "I'm Trippin"
Action Bronson - Blue Chips
Joey Bada$$ - "Unorthodox"
A$AP Rocky - "I Come Apart"

BRAD LOPEZ
Lightning Swords of Death - "Baphometic Chaosium"
Nightfall - "Oberon and Titania"
Throne of Belial - "Prayer of Shit"
Neaera - "Ours is the Storm"
Bleeding Through - "Love in Slow Motion"

TOM MURPHY
The Slits - "Typical Girls"
Slowdive - Pygmalion
The Raincoats - "You're A Million"
Public Image Ltd. - "Public Image"
Siouxsie and the Banshees - "Spellbound"

PATRICK RODGERS
Ethereal - Car Therapy
Real Cosby - MmmmLuv
Qknox - Qknox
Cusses - "Don't Give In"
Curren$y - Priest Andretti

JON SOLOMON
Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos Postizos - Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos Postizos
Arsenio Rodriguez - Primitivo
Thelonious Monk - Alone in San Francisco
Nina Simone - Four Women: The Philips Recordings
Donald Byrd - A New Perspective

AMBER TAUFEN
Pink Floyd - Obscured By Clouds
Kruder & Dorfmeister - The K&D Sessions
Beastie Boys - Licensed to Ill
Juana Molina - Tres Cosas
Tosca - Delhi9

ANTONIO VALENZUELA
Messy Marv & Young Doe (Feat. J.Stalin & Wil Guice) - "On This Side"
Mystikal - "Here I Go"
BURNTmd f. DJ Grazzhoppa - "Opium Guide"
Tech N9ne - "Low"
Slam 1 - "The Journey"

KELSEY WHIPPLE
Van Morrison - "Brown Eyed Girl"
Nina Simone - The Very Best of Nina Simone
Titus Andronicus - Titus Andronicus
M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
Robyn - "Call Your Girlfriend"


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