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 February 25-28
- Our top five spins, week of February 18-22
- Our top five spins, week of February 11-15
Built to Spill - Perfect From Now On
Brian Eno - Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)
Oneida - Secret Wars
Can - Ege Bamyasi
Tame Impala - Lonerism
LCD Soundsystem - "Dance Yourself Clean"
Alt-j - "Fitzpleasure"
Tool - AEnima
Above and Beyond - Group Therapy
GRiZ - "Smash The Funk"
Raekwon - The Tonight Show
Parenthetical Girls - Privilege
Mogwai - Les Revenants
Tatanka - Cloudless Thunder
Call of the Void - Dragged Down a Dead End Path
JOSIAH M HESSE
Karen O and The Kids - "All Is Love"
Oasis - "Stop Crying Your Heart Out"
Nirvana - "I Hate Myself And Want To Die"
Bright Eyes - "Hit The Switch"
Color Me Badd - "I Wanna Sex You Up"
A-Trak ft. Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P, Juicy J, Flosstradamus - "Piss Test"
SpaceGhostPurrp - B.M.W. EP
Slick Rick - The Great Adventures of Slick Rick
Joey Bada$$ - "Hardknock"
Common Market - Tobacco Road
Suffocation - "As Grace Descends"
Rotting Out - "The Shoot Out"
Fall City Fall - "Lovebirds"
Kitezh - "Path of Batu"
Madball - "For My Enemies"
Atoms for Peace - Amok
My Bloody Valentine - m b v
Dadub - You Are Eternity
Johnny Marr - The Messenger
Nick Cave - Push the Sky Away
Voivod - "Psychic Vacuum"
Skinny Puppy - "Smothered Hope"
Clan of Xymox - "Muscoviet Mosquito"
Trust - "Sulk"
Erase Errata - Nightlife
Chris Potter - The Sirens
Lee Konitz - Another Shade of Blue
Patti Smith - Horses
Mikey Dread - Dubwise
Kurt Rosenwinkel - Star of Jupiter
Phutureprimitive - Kinetik
Aphrodite - Aphrodite
The Roots - Phrenology
Lyrics Born - As U Were
Beck - Odelay!
Geto Boyz - "Balls and My Word"
The D.O.C. - "It's Funky Enough"
Nate Dogg - "Why"
Innerstate Ike - "Hoe Niggas"
2pac (featuring Ice T & Ice Cube) - "Last Wordz"