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 Jan. 28 - Feb. 1
- Our top five spins, week of January 21-25
- Our top five spins, week of January 14-18
Louis Armstrong - "West End Blues"
David Bowie - A Reality Tour
Fats Waller - "Alligator Crawl"
Cab Calloway - "Evening"
Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland
The Underachievers - Idigoism
My Bloody Valentine - mbv
Night Beds - Country Sleep
Ray Reed - Suicide
Myke Charles - Flight Plan
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Joanna Newsom -- "Peach, Plum, Pear"
Skeeter Davis - "It's The End of The World"
Billie Holiday - "Strange Fruit"
Patti Smith - "Horses"
Oasis - "Whatever"
Kid Cudi - "The Prayer"
Lil B - 6 Kiss
Macklemore - The Language of My World
Souls of Mischief - Focus
Imogen Heap - "Just For Now"
Shai Hulud - "Reach Beyond the Sun"
Lagwagon - "The Contortionist"
Enslaved - RIITIIR
Ancient Vvisdom - "Deathlike"
Every Time I Die - "Typical Miracle"
Monster Rally & RUMTUM - "Coasting"
Skyrider - The Tower -
Tom & Sergio - "Vou Sair Do Cativeiro"
Bonobo - "Cirrus"
Natasha Kmeto - "Dirty Mind Melt"
Thelonious Monk - Alone in San Francisco
John Coltrane - Crescent
Rudresh - Mahanthappa
Yo La Tengo - Fade
Pentagram - First Daze Here
Digable Planets - Blowout Comb
The Beastie Boys - Check Your Head
M.I.A. - Kala
Justice - Cross
Dieselboy - projectHUMAN