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 April 1-5
- Our top five spins, week of March 25-29
- Our top five spins, week of March 18-22
Ween - Chocolate and Cheese
Of Montreal - The Sunlandic Twins
They Might Be Giants - Then: The Earlier Years
Aqueduct - I Sold Gold
David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
John Grant - "GMF"
The Shouting Matches - "Grownass Man"
Tom Waits - "Walk Away"
Jethro Tull - Stand Up
Fats Waller - "(Do You Intend to Put an End To) A Sweet Beginning"
Substantial - Jackin Jill
Head Injuries - Head Injuries
Real Magic - Deep Breathing
Chemistry Club - "In All Directions"
Flume - Flume
K.Flay ft. Danny Brown - "Hail Mary"
Cakes da Killa - The Eulogy
Leak Bros - Waterworld
Yelawolf - Trunk Muzik Returns
Future - Pluto
Terror - "The Most High"
Meshuggah - "I Am Colossus"
Call of the Void - "Napalm Lungs"
Jungle Rot - "Terror Regime"
Mad Caddies - "Mary Melody"
Black Angels - Indigo Meadow
Grass Widow - Internal Logic
Soundgarden - King Animal
Psychedelic Furs - "India"
The Cure - Staring at the Sea
Bugge Wesseltoft - Playing
Solveig Slettahjell - Antologie
Tom Waits - Blood Money
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away
Marnie Stern - The Chronicles of Marnia
Tosca - J.A.C.
Jets to Brazil - Orange Rhyming Dictionary
Lil Sum'n Sum'n - Into the Deep
Zero 7 - The Garden
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
Underworld - "Cowgirl"
Sheryl Crow - "If It Makes You Happy"
Gusgus - "Over"
The Chromatics - "Running Up That Hill" (Kate Bush cover)
Frank Ocean - "Pilot Jones"
Quadron - "Hey Love"
Tyler the Creator - "Tamale"
Kid Cudi - "Immortal" (Indicud album clip)
MØ - "Pilgrim"
The NEXT Collective - "No Church in the Wild"